Press releases

  • 20 Sep 2018 -                                                                                                                                                                     El Fasher, 20 September 2018 - The African Union - United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), have deployed a joint mission to provide emergency assistance to people affected by mudslides in East Jebel Marra, South Darfur.   
  • 29 Aug 2018 - UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR), Jeremiah Mamabolo, has concluded a two-day visit to South Darfur, during which he met leaders at the state and local levels and discussed access challenges affecting the Mission’s operations in parts of East Jebel Marra.  
  • 19 Aug 2018 - El Fasher, 19 August 2018 – On behalf of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur, I wish the people and the Government of Sudan a peaceful and joyous Eid Al-Adha.  
  • 07 Aug 2018 - U N I T E D   N A T I O N S                         N A T I O N S   U N I E S THE SECRETARY-GENERAL WRITTEN MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 12 August 2018 The hopes of the world rest on young people. Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance – all this and more, today and tomorrow, depends on tapping into the power of youth.
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  • 21 Jun 2018 - El Fasher, 21 June 2018 - The African Union - United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is deeply concerned with the current fighting between the Government of Sudan forces and Sudan Liberation Army elements of Abdul Wahid (SLA/AW) in eastern Jebel Marra, South Darfur. Intensified fighting this month, characterized by the burning of villages in eastern Jebel Marra has had grave humanitarian consequences, with hundreds of civilians being newly displaced.
  • 13 Jun 2018 - El Fasher, 13 June 2018 – On behalf of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I would like to extend greetings and best wishes to the people and Government of Sudan on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. Eid Mubarak.  
  • 12 Jun 2018 - The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 778th meeting held on 11 June 2018, considered the Special Report of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the Strategic Review of UNAMID.
  • 29 May 2018 - The Secretary-General message on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 29 May 2018   On May 29th, 1948, the United Nations Security Council authorized the first United Nations peacekeeping operation – the UN Truce Supervision Organization in the Middle East.  
  • 24 May 2018 - El Fasher, 24 May 2018 – The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) expresses deep concern about recent attacks on three different internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Central Darfur state, which took place between 21 and 23 May 2018, resulting in a number of civilian fatalities and injuries among IDPs. Recent incidents were reported at Khamsa Dagaig, Ardayba and Jedda IDP camps.