Magwi county was once home to a thriving agricultural community that produced staple crops like maize, beans, eggplants, tomatoes, and many others, which provided both physical and fiscal nourishment for its inhabitants and other communities.
On Tuesday, a promise consensually conceived five years ago saw the light of day at a milestone event in Juba: a complete action plan for the South Sudan National Police Service on addressing conflict-related sexual violence in the country.
Had they not already understood the devastating effects that war can have on a child, 70 officers from the government’s military and police forces gathered in Nzara County for a workshop were made aware of them by a boy speaking frankly about his own experiences.
Thank you Mr. President and members of the Peace and Security Council.
I welcome this opportunity to brief you on the situation in South Sudan following the decision by the Parties extend for a further 100 days.
A three-day workshop aimed at sensitizing personnel of the South Sudan National Police Service and the National Prison Service on sexual and gender-based violence is underway in Torit state.