Senior officers from opposition forces living in cantonment sites in the Eastern Equatorian region of South Sudan have received training to help them better understand the laws that protect children caught up in armed conflict.
The United Kingdom’s Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, has visited Malakal where she met with local authorities and toured the United Nations hospital that has been constructed by British army engineers.
When members of the Murle, Jie and Kachipo communities first met at a peace dialogue they sat separately, reflecting the tense and complex relationship that has developed as the result of persistent violent clashes between the groups.
Chiefs in the Aweil region of South Sudan have learnt the difference between using traditional justice processes and the need to refer criminal cases to legal courts during a human rights workshop organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Female members of the Bangladeshi military contingent serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are inspiring women in the communities they serve to consider a career in the country’s security forces.
More than 100 young people who have been displaced by intercommunal conflict in Gogrial will receive training to develop new skills so they can support themselves as part of an initiative funded by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.