“The best time to plan a tree is twenty years ago, the second-best time is now.” With that age-old Chinese adage in mind, and factoring in that they were not around two decades ago, a group of Kuajok-based UN police officers decided to start acting in July, by launching what they call the “Happy
Although the converging of warring factions is normally not a good sign, a recent conference in Juba proved to be a significant exception when government and opposition forces met to discuss a matter that has been ravaging South Sudan for many, many years: the all too common presence of children
More than 1,000 residents in the Maper area of Aweil mustered their best rallying call for peace during a neighbourhood-wide advocacy initiative held this week to promote a better understanding of the country’s revitalized peace agreement.
The Secretary-General welcomes the decision of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers, further to the agreement by the South Sudanese parties under the auspices of Uganda and Sudan, to extend the pre-transitional period for an additional 100 days.
Spurred by a concern over the lack of court infrastructure and judicial services in the greater Tonj area, United Nations Police (UNPOL) peacekeepers in Kuajok this week lead a two-day workshop on capacity-building related to criminal investigation proceedings and protection of human rights for l
While the formation of a unity government has been postponed by another 100 days, opposition forces in Eastern Equatoria continue to register at the five assigned cantonment sites in the region: Nyara, Irube, Lowareng, Kapoeta and Ashwa.