UN Mission in South Sudan

“Cling to signs of hope” in South Sudan

It’s necessary to “cling to every little sign of hope” in South Sudan as the country continues to suffer civil unrest and insecurity; that’s the view of the head of UNMISS, the UN peacekeeping mission there.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, CAR and partnerships for peace

“Extreme concern” over increased armed conflict in South Sudan

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South Sudan “struggling for survival”

“Struggling for survival”- that’s how the UN Secretary-General has described the world’s newest nation, South Sudan.

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South Sudan needs unity to overcome deep divisions

South Sudan needs unity to overcome the “huge tribal and ethnic” divisions it faces, according to Peter Wilson, Ambassador and deputy permanent representative of the UK mission to the UN.

He spoke to Ratomir Petrovich before boarding a flight at Juba International airport.

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Safety of civilians living under UN protection sites a "priority”

More and more civilians are turning to the UN Mission in South Sudan for protection from escalating violence brought on by renewed division between the country’s top two leaders.

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Greater gender parity a “win-win” for society

The United Nations is facing a battle when it comes to peacekeeping, but not one that involves weapons.

The organization continues to try to get countries to send more women soldiers and police officers to serve at its operations worldwide.

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Implementation of peace deal “light at the end of the tunnel” for South Sudan

The “light at the end of the tunnel” for South Sudan is the implementation of the peace agreement reached this past summer.

That’s according to the head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ellen Margrethe Løj.

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