Press Releases

  • 20 Dec 2013 - Juba, 20 December 2013 - The UN Mission in South Sudan condemns in the strongest possible terms the unprovoked attack on its base in the Jonglei state town of Akobo on the afternoon of Thursday, 19 December. Earlier today UNMISS was able to confirm the deaths of two Indian...
  • 20 Dec 2013 - This morning, the UN Mission in South Sudan conducted an aerial assessment to Akobo Town. We can confirm that two UNMISS Indian Battalion troops were killed in action. UNMISS can also confirm that one injured Indian soldier has been transported to the Mission’s medical facility...
  • 20 Dec 2013 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan strongly condemns today’s attack on its base in the Jonglei State town of Akobo by unknown assailants. At the time, 43 Indian peacekeepers, six UN police advisers and two civilians of the UN were present at the base. About 30 South...
  • 18 Dec 2013 - Juba, 18 December 2013 - UNMISS has observed a noticeable improvement in security conditions in much of Juba today. The Mission lifted restrictions on the movement of its personnel this morning. It has resumed patrols on a limited basis in the city itself and it restored flight...
  • 17 Dec 2013 - Juba, 17 December 2013 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Hilde F. Johnson, calls on all South Sudanese and all parties in the current situation to refrain from any community motivated violence. As UNMISS has previously warned against any hate speech in...
  • 16 Dec 2013 - Juba, 16 December 2013 - UNMISS can confirm that hundreds of civilians have been seeking refuge in the UNMISS compound adjacent to the international airport and at UN House in the Jebel Kujur area, a large number being women and children.
  • 16 Dec 2013 - Juba, 16 December 2013 - The UN Mission in South Sudan is deeply concerned over the fighting that broke out in Juba on Sunday evening and which is continuing this morning. "As the Special Representative of the Secretary General I urge all parties in the fighting to cease...
  • 13 Dec 2013 - Juba, 13 December 2013 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) invites media to attend the launch by the Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan H.E. James Wani Igga and Special Representative of UNMISS Hilde Johnson of the historic and unique book: "A...
  • 03 Dec 2013 - Juba, 3 December 2013 - You are cordially invited to attend a graduation ceremony for 126 South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) personnel who have completed a four-month intensive training at Rajaf Police Training Center.
  • 03 Dec 2013 - Juba, 3 December 2013 - To support the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Ms. Hilde F. Johnson, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will attend a wheelchair basketball match...

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