WESTERN EQUATORIA- The sparsely populated far southeastern part of Maridi County does not see many visitors, yet it has suffered from its unfair share of conflict and violence. As a consequence, the delivery of basic services is somewhat lacking.
UPPER NILE- Female political representation, the participation of women in decision making at all levels, and the importance of engaging men to promote gender equality in South Sudan are big and important issues.
Juba, 5 February 2023: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was shocked to receive initial reports of the deadly violence in Kajo-Keji County (Central Equatoria State) that claimed the lives of at least 27 people and left many others injured on
CENTRAL EQUATORIA – Building the institutional capacity of vital entities in the country is a key part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), with the national police service being of particular importance.
EASTERN EQUATORIA – Sometimes, traditional and formal laws collide. At other times, one or both sets of regulations are unclear. In many parts of the country, this legal confusion creates tensions, frequently leading to conflicts and violence.
WESTERN EQUATORIA- Putting an end to gender-based violence requires the active involvement of both men and women, who need to be aware of their rights and ways of reporting incidents of such aggression.
Juba, 1 February 2023: The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), wishes to raise serious concerns over the reported buildup of the Agwelek forces in Upper Nile state in the past few days.
“If we want to truly transform and rebuild this country and a national army, we must listen to the voices of our civilians, so we can restore public trust and confidence,” Captain Joseph James Mangar, Head of the Department of Training and Advocacy on
WESTERN EQUATORIA- A steady stream of spontaneous returnees has been making its way home as a local peace initiative in the Tambura area, supported by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), has resulted in relative calm and securit