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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

Critique of Prof. John Akec’s mistaken UN trusteeship

By James Okuk, PhD As my part-time top boss at University of Juba, I would like to thank the Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Akec for keeping his private hobby of public writing. Many intellectuals of South Sudan and in many other African Countries abandon their hobbies when they become bosses. He needs to be appreciated [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan Caucus Co-Chairs Lee, Capuano & Rooney Release Statement Urging UN Security Council to Enact Arms Embargo; Congressmembers Condemn Violence Orchestrated By South Sudanese Senior Officials; Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) News Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Congressman Michael Capuano (D-MA) and Congressman Tom Rooney (R-FL) released the following statement responding to news reports indicating that senior officials in the South Sudanese government coordinated fighting in Juba this past July: “We are deeply disturbed by the recent reports indicating that the violence in Juba was [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Civilians need protection

As sectarian, ethnic and tribal violence engulf many vulnerable nations, the United Nations urgently needs to revamp peacekeeping in order to protect civilians from mass atrocities and crimes against humanity. “The world is clearly in crisis,” Simon Adams, an expert on genocide prevention, said. “We have 60 million people displaced: asylum seekers, refugees, internally displaced [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan, a year after peace agreement

By Beny Gideon Mabor Our detractors have already written us off, even before the proclamation of our independence. They say we will slip into civil war as soon as our flag is hoisted. They justify that by arguing that we are incapable of resolving our problems through dialogue. They charge that we are quick to [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Should the UN Surrender Over Peacekeeping? [analysis]

Aug 23, 2016 (IRIN/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The failure of UNMISS in South Sudan is a blow for international peace The bitter criticism heaped on UN peacekeepers in South Sudan this month over their failure to act to protect civilians and humanitarian workers is sadly nothing new. But it is now raising an urgent [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Adopting Resolution 2304 (2016), Security Council Extends Mission in South Sudan, Authorizes Expanded Peacekeeping Force to Bolster Civilian Protection Efforts The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 June 2017, authorizing the expansion of peacekeeping forces and [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección 256 words 8 August 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI - Source: United Nations – in Spanish – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN Secretary-General Welcomes IGAD Plus Efforts to Settle Conflict in South Sudan

MOSCOW, August 7 (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Sunday efforts of the  Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus countries aimed at settling the conflict in South Sudan. On Friday, the summit of the eight East African states comprising the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Union Ad-hoc Committee on South [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN: UN chief welcomes South Sudan’s acceptance of regional protection force

New York, US (PANA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday welcomed the acceptance, by the Government of South Sudan, of a regional protection force to help quell the ongoing violence in the country, and called on all South Sudanese parties to uphold their responsibility to protect civilians and to demonstrate their commitment to [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN chief welcomes S. Sudan’s acceptance of regional forces

August 7, 2016 (JUBA) – The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has welcomed South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional protection force to help subdue the ongoing violence in the country. The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon handshake with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir at Presidential Palace, J1 in Juba [...]

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