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On 17 September 2018, UNAMID’s Communication and Public Information Section (CPIS) jointly with Al Mawrada Sport and Social club and Al Salam IDP camps football union organized a “Together for Peace” football tournament and a musical concert in Tumbasi area in El Fasher, North Darfur. The event aimed to promote peaceful coexistence among community members. Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.
21 September is celebrated as the International Day of Peace. This year’s event coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In his message, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said that the document is a reminder that peace takes root when people are free of hunger, poverty and oppression and can thrive and prosper. UNAMID celebrated the occasion with the local community in El Fasher, North Darfur. Photo by Amin Ismail, UNAMID.
Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.
In continued efforts to promote peace through various intiatives in Darfur, UNAMID and its partners on 17 September 2018 organized a football tournament and musical concert in El Fasher, North Darfur.
On 9 September 2018, UNAMID’s Rule of Law Section, El Fasher University and the Directorate of Prisons and Reform, launched a month-long Training of Trainers (ToT) Programme for 20 prisons officers, in El Fasher, North Darfur. The event aims to equip participants to train other prison officers. Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.
On 17 September 2018, more than 100 women from Darfur and Khartoum concluded a two-day forum in El Fasher, North Darfur. The event was supported by UNAMID, UN Women and the UN Development Programme and aimed to enhance women’s contribution to peace and security for sustainable development in Darfur. Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.
On 17 September 2018, a joint UNAMID-UNCT team headed by the Joint Special Representative, Jeremiah Mamabolo, and the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Gwi-Yeop Son, briefed Government of Sudan officials in Khartoum on the stabilization approach in Darfur. The meeting aimed to chart the way forward in Darfur’s stabilization and development, with the Government in the lead, in a whole-of-system approach. Photo by Armands Pupols, UNAMID.