For the final 27 internally displaced persons who boarded a UN helicopter from Bor on Thursday, the feeling was nothing but nostalgic and ecstatic.
South Sudan’s leaders are being urged by the United Nations Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict to expand their current Action Plan to end and prevent all violations and abuses against children in the conflict-affected country.
Statement by the Chair of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, H.E Olof Skoog, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, on the mission of the Working Group to South Sudan, 4-7 November 2018.
“Someone may give you money; but it is the person who gives you skills that makes you.”
Deng Maker Deng, a 23-year-old student in Bor, goes all philosophical as he ponders his good fortunes. He is well placed to do so, as he has experienced at least two major ones.