"I think we all agree the pace of implementation of the peace agreement has been far too slow and we still have many issues unresolved,” said the UN’s top envoy in South Sudan, David Shearer, at a press briefing in Juba.
Juba, 4 February 2021: Political parties must accelerate efforts to graduate unified forces, form state and county institutions, reconstitute the national legislature and finalize the constitution so th
“Protecting civilians requires us to be responsive and agile—your operations since we deployed additional peacekeepers and equipment here have genuinely de-escalated tensions and prevented conflict,” said Lieutenant-General Shailesh Tinaikar, UNMISS Force Commander, as he
More than 30 local chiefs residing in Malakal town or in the peacekeeping mission’s protection of civilians site in that Upper Nile city have learnt valuable conflict management skills and skills to promote reconciliation and social cohesion in and between their communitie
“Building durable peace across South Sudan is a primary objective for UNMISS,” says Christopher Muchiri Murenga, Head of the UN peacekeeping mission’s field office in Yambio, Western Equatoria
“As a mission, our primary goal has always been to prevent violence breaking out and to protect civilians when needed,” says David Shearer, the top United Nations envoy in South Sudan and head of the peacekeeping operation, UNMISS.