Juba, 2 June 2013 - On 30 May, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) conducted a one-day mission to Boma, Jonglei state. This was the first time UNMISS had returned to Boma since the SPLA entered the town on 18 May.
29 May 2013 - United Nations peacekeeping was altering its policies to better bring lasting peace to war-torn countries, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a message read out in Juba today to mark International Day of UN Peacekeepers.
Juba,28 May 2013 - The United Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) welcomes the decision of the Government of Japan announced today to expand the area of activities of the Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) in South Sudan.
Children attending presentations by peacekeepers in Bentiu on their countries of origin – Philippines, Mongolia and Bangladesh – in honour of International Day of UN Peacekeepers (29 May). The presentations were followed by a Mongolian cultural song and dance show. Photo: UNMISS/Anna Adhikari.
24 May 2013 - Sudanese nomads currently grazing in Unity state have agreed with their hosts to pay compensation of 75 cattle for intentional killing and 50 for unintentional murder.
The agreement was reached during a three-day migration workshop in Bentiu, which ended today.