Advocating for peace and social cohesion among the Obira, Burung, and Loyoro communities in Ikotos county, Eastern Equatoria, was inevitable, considering the escalating tensions within them.
When civil war broke out in South Sudan, education was disrupted for tens of thousands of children. Many were separated from their parents and, worse still, recruited into armed forces and groups themselves.
Upper Nile state finally witnessed the creation of its long-awaited Child Protection Technical Committee, which is tasked with implementing the Comprehensive Action Plan aimed at ending and preventing the six grave violations against children.
“My desire to be a military doctor originates from the civil war in my country, Sri Lanka, when I heard stories of wounded soldiers being treated by them,” reveals Dr Roshan Jayamanna, a colonel serving as a medical peacekeeper with the Un
“We are sure that our battalion will face many challenges as we go about our duties in South Sudan, but we vow to uphold the values of the United Nations,” said Brigadier-General Robert Yaw Affram, the contingent commander for newly deployed pea
“I have been dismayed and heartbroken seeing the catastrophic level of damage to our people and properties due to senseless conflict among communities who were once like family,” said Mawan Dhur Riak, a community leader in Tonj, Warrap.
“Children are future leaders of South Sudan and we are delighted to have young students join us as we mark the 76th anniversary of the United Nations,” said Sam Muhumure, Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (