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  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa, North America

United States : Welcoming Communique of Intergovernmental Authority on Development Countries, Secretary-General Calls upon South Sudans Leaders to Set Aside Difference

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General welcomes the communique of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) PLUS countries. He commends the IGAD leaders for their decisive action and welcomes the Government of South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional [...]

  • Aug 08 / 2016
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Africa

L’ONU se félicite de l’acceptation par le pays d’une force régionale

  L’ONU se félicite de l’acceptation par le pays d’une force régionale 323 words 8 August 2016 06:14 AM All Africa AFNWSF French (c) 2016 AllAfrica, All Rights Reserved   Aug 07, 2016 (UN News Service/AllAfrica Global Media via COMTEX) — Le Secrétaire général de l’ONU, Ban Ki-moon, s’est félicité dimanche de la décision du [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Africa

JMEC’s statement on the despairing situation of South Sudan

By James Okuk, PhD In the Opening statement delivered to the members during the plenary meeting in Juba on 23rd June 2016 by H.E. Festus G. Mogae, the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), it could detected that the preliminary monitoring and evaluation of the pace of the implementation of the August [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Will the UN save us from hell?

If we want UN missions to succeed, they must be highly trained and properly equipped. It was Dag Hammarskjöld – the second secretary general of the UN, whose plane crashed on a mission to the Congo in 1961 – who set out what he thought was a realistic goal for the organisation: “The United Nations was not [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Advocacy groups petition to impose arms embargo on S. Sudan

July 23, 2016 (JUBA) – Over 30 civil society organizations from around the world have petitioned the United Nations Security Council to impose arms embargo on South Sudan, charging that the Transitional Government of National Unity, led by President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Machar, is failing to uphold its responsibility to protect populations in South [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa, North America

U.N. Strains to Fix Peacekeeping Shield for South Sudan Civilians

UNITED NATIONS — The thousands of United Nations peacekeepers trying to stave off disaster in South Sudan already have a tough, clear mandate: to protect civilians by any means necessary. Their track record, however, shows that they have not always been able or willing to do that. When civil war broke out in South Sudan [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan Reality: Painful independence, failed leadership!

By James Okuk Thank God that some of us are still alive and are able to communicate from Juba today after being confined in a prison-like and imposed hunger situation since Friday 8th July 2016, the very day six years ago when I wrote the article “South Sudan Paradox: Joyful Independence, Sorry Leadership”. As we [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

UN envoy urges South Sudanese parties to adhere to truce

Source: China State Council Information Office – Press Release/Statement: Headline: UN envoy urges South Sudanese parties to adhere to truce The special representative of the UN secretary-general for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Loj, strongly urged all parties to adhere to a ceasefire called by both President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar in South [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in South Sudan

Source: United Nations - Press Release/Statement: Headline: Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in South Sudan Notes to correspondents Note to Correspondents: Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in South Sudan New York, 11 July 2016 [...]

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