A flurry of activity at South Sudan’s Juba International Airport, as UNMISS personnel and airport staff await the arrival of the first ever Vietnamese medical team to deploy in the history of peacekeeping.
The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General is encouraging police officers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to gear their work towards supporting the implementation of the country’s revitalized peace agreement.
Wearing heavy black vests and padding, the female members of the Rwandan Formed Police Unit swelter under the hot Juba sun as they prepare for their entry to the nearby United Nations Protection site.
Participants at a just-concluded two-day workshop have highlighted an urgent need for the prevention and mitigation of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in South Sudan, raising concerns over the alarming state of SGBV in the country.
A workshop at the UN base in Malakal has concluded with calls for appropriate measures to be put in place to combat hate speech on various platforms to pave way for peaceful coexistence among the communities in the area and South Sudan in general.