Today is United Nations Day, marking 76 years since the Organization was founded to promote universal ideals for the betterment of humanity in the wake of World War II.
In Lakes, South Sudan, some 400 people, including state authorities, local communities, civil society groups, women and youth representatives, plus UN personnel, came together to mark the 76th United Nations Day.
“There has been great pressure on the civilian population in Eastern Equatoria to stop human rights violations during conflicts and intercommunal violence,” said Anthony Nwapa, a Human Rights officer working with the UN peacekeeping mission.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) recently partnered with the State Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, in Central Equatoria, to host a day-long, consultative workshop for development partners who work on d
Eighty members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) as well as traditional leaders have been trained on human rights and international humanitarian law in Torit, Eastern Equatoria state.