Press Releases

  • 27 Apr 2018 - (New York, 26 April 2018) The Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, met with the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) leaders in New York to discuss the ongoing crisis in South Sudan.The SSCC leaders expressed concern at the...
  • Ten aid workers missing in South Sudan

    Ten aid workers missing in South Sudan

    26 Apr 2018 - Press Release Ten aid workers have gone missing outside South Sudan’s Yei town in Central Equatoria region.  Their convoy was en route to Tore from Yei town, early on 25 April to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment. Their whereabouts and well-being are unknown. The...
  • UNMISS acts on allegation of sexual exploitation in Aweil

    UNMISS acts on allegation of sexual exploitation in Aweil

    24 Apr 2018 - On 13 April, four teenagers were caught trying to enter the United Nations base in Aweil through the perimeterfence.It was alleged that one of the teenaged girls had been touched inappropriately by a member of the Nepalesecontingent in exchange for money. There was no...
  • Near verbatim of ASG Bintou Keita’s opening statement at UN Tomping Base in Juba, South Sudan 19 April 2018

    United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Bintou Keita and UNMISS Chief David Shearer addressing the media at a press conference in Juba on 19 April 2018.

    20 Apr 2018 - I am concluding a four-day visit in South Sudan during which I had the opportunity to meet with senior Government officials including His Excellency, the First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, and a delegation of Cabinet Ministers led by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Martin...
  • 19 Apr 2018 - Mr. President of the General Assembly,Dear families of our colleagues who sacrificed their lives in the line of dutyExcellencies,Dear colleagues,Ladies and gentlemen,Today we honour our fallen colleagues. But allow me, before we begin, to say how I deeply saddened I was to...
  • UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195

    UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195

    11 Apr 2018 - UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195
  • UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195

    UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195

    19 Mar 2018 - UNMISS PoC sites Update No.195
  • UNMISS welcomes renewal of peacekeeping mandate by UN Security Council

    UNMISS welcomes renewal of peacekeeping mandate by UN Security Council

    15 Mar 2018 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has welcomed the decision by the United Nations Security Council to renew its peacekeeping mandate until 15 March 2019 with the passing of Resolution 2406. Since the outbreak of civil war in 2013, UNMISS has remained committed...
  • South Sudan UNMISS DSRSG Minister of Interior juvenile reformatory centre rule of law protection of civilians Juba

    The deputy head of UNMISS, Moustapha Soumaré, and the Minister of Interior, Hon. Michael Chienjiek Geay at the launch of the project to build South Sudan's first Juvenile Reformatory Centre in Juba.

    15 Mar 2018 - Today, the United Nations Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General, Mr. Moustapha Soumaré, and the Minister of Interior, Hon. Michael Chienjiek Geay, broke the ground to establish South Sudan’s first Juvenile Reformatory Centre (JRC) in Juba. This project is part...
  • UNMISS protection of civilians sites South Sudan update 12 March 2018

    UNMISS PoC sites Update No.194

    12 Mar 2018 - UNMISS PoC sites Update No.194

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