UN Mission in South Sudan

South Sudan camp crime cut by half: UN police coordinator

Residents of a camp for internally-displaced people in South Sudan have worked with the UN in the country to cut incidents of crime in the camp by half.

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“Zero tolerance” for militarization of South Sudan camps

A “zero tolerance approach” preventing protection camps in war-torn South Sudan from being militarized is the best way to keep civilians safe.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan force, DRC atrocities, Eritrea development

Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”

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South Sudan force will allow for more peacekeeper patrols

The arrival of a UN regional force in South Sudan will enable the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, to free up additional peacekeepers to mount “more patrols along insecure roads,” the head of the Mission, David Shearer, has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on DRC, South Sudan and Ebola

Malnutrition alert for 400,000 DRC Kasai children

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UN warns about increase in fighting in parts of South Sudan

The top UN official in South Sudan has expressed concern about the deteriorating security situation throughout the country.

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UN Gender Focus: Indigenous women and girls, fighting gender-based violence and Syrian refugees in Portugal

“Triple discrimination” holds back Indigenous women and girls: FAO

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South Sudan women fight back against gender-based violence

Women in South Sudan are striking back at sexual and gender-based violence.

They have been learning self-defense techniques, giving them the skills to protect themselves against potential attacks.

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Ceasefire urgently needed in South Sudan, says UN special envoy

Ending the hostilities in South Sudan should be the global community’s “number one priority”, David Shearer, the UN Special Envoy to the country shared ahead of his briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday.

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UN Mission in South Sudan protests arrest of radio journalist

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has protested the arrest of a journalist working for the UN’s radio station in Juba.

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