United Nations Mission in South Sudan Special Representative of the Secretary-General, David Shearer meets South Sudanese President Salva Kiir ahead of UN Security Council meeting with the African Union Council in Addis Abba on Wednesday, 6 September, 2017.

David Shearer, Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), right, meets with the South Sudanese 1st Vice President Taban Deng, left, on Wednesday, 6 September, 2017.


The Protection of Civilian(PoC) site adjacent to the UNMISS  base in Wau is currently sheltering more than 33,000 civilians who fled their home because of insecurity and the mission with  partners is looking into ways to  creating enabling environment to decongest the site.

Ms Anastasie Nyirigira, United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) head of field office (HoFo) in Warrap State, is seen with Chinese engineering teams recently in the Kuacjok field office. Photographs: UNMISS/ Manyang Mayom

Danish Minister of Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs made stops at the Bandar Primary School and Protection of Civilians site in Malakal during a recent trip to South Sudan.  

The recently refurbished Malakal Courthouse was reopened in a ceremony attended by the Governor, the UNMISS Head of Field Office, Cabinet Ministers, humanitarian leaders as well as members of the local community.