Press releases

  • 01 Dec 2008 -  A joint Qatar/ African Union and League of Arab Sates delegation visited yesterday afternoon, the African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Headquarters for a briefing on the political, humanitarian and security situation in the mission’s area of responsibility.
  • 01 Dec 2008 - The Joint Special Representative (JSR) of the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), Mr. Rodolphe Adada, officially expressed to the Government of Sudan UNAMID’s “grave concern” over the recent tragic incidents of 25 August 2008 at the Internally Displaced Persons camp of Kalma, South Darfur, notably concerning the excessive use of force which caused the death of innocent IDPs, including children and women, in addition to a considerable number of wounded.
  • 01 Dec 2008 - A contingent of 130 officers from the Indonesian Formed Police Unit (FPU) arrived in El Fasher today, aboard a special UN flight from Jakarta, at the start of a one-year tour of duty with the African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). The unit was received at the airport by UNAMID Deputy Police Commissioner for Operations, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, and UNAMID Police Sector North Commander, John Gachomo.
  • 01 Dec 2008 - UNAMID Press Release No. 25 28 May 2008 UNAMID to mark 60th anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping The United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur, UNAMID will on Thursday 29 May 2008, commemorate the 60th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping Day to honor the brave men and women who continue to serve in UN peacekeeping missions throughout the world as well as remember those that lost their lives in the quest for peace.
  • 01 Dec 2008 - UNAMID press release 22 July 2008
    UNAMID Security Officer Assaulted in El Fasher
    EL FASHER, 22 July 2008 - On the afternoon of 21 July 2008, a UN security officer was beaten up by military personnel of the Government of Sudan and then forced into a military vehicle before being taken to a Military base.