29 May 2017 - “Investing in Peace Around the World”
NEW YORK - For nearly 70 years, UN peacekeeping has proven to be one of the international community’s most effective investments in peace, security and prosperity.
Demand for UN peacekeepers has risen steadily over the years, and deployment is now near an all-time high. Peacekeeping has had a positive impact on the lives of millions of people around the world.
22 May 2017 - EL FASHER - Fighting has been taking place in the past few days between Government of Sudan forces and non-signatory movements in North and East Darfur, with reports of multiple casualties.
UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative, Jeremiah Mamabolo, said that the Mission was deeply concerned about these developments.
04 Apr 2017 - NEW YORK - In today’s world, conflicts are multiplying and increasingly interlinked.Most disturbingly, many warring parties shamelessly target civilians and show a flagrant disregard for international humanitarian law.Improvised explosive devices are killing and injuring thousands of civilians annually.These pernicious devices are hidden in homes and schools, terrorizing local populations.
03 Apr 2017 - NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki announced today the appointment of Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo of South Africa as Joint Special Representative for Darfur and Head of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
15 Mar 2017 - El Fasher, 15 March 2017 – The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) welcomes the issuance on 8 March of a Presidential decree lifting death sentences from 66 members of Darfuri armed movements and pardoning 193 others.
09 Mar 2017 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General today released his report on Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach for consideration by the General Assembly.
08 Mar 2017 - NEW YORK - International Women's Day is marked today, 8 March, in Sudan and around the world.
The 2017 theme focuses on "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030".
In his message for the day, the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, notes that women’s rights are human rights.
06 Mar 2017 - KHARTOUM - The 12th meeting of the Implementation Follow-up Commission (IFC) of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was held today in Khartoum, Sudan. The Commission discussed the progress made and the challenges faced in the implementation of the DDPD since its last meeting which was held on 9 May 2016, also in Khartoum.
06 Feb 2017 - NEW YORK - Female genital mutilation denies women and girls their dignity, endangers their health, and causes needless pain and suffering, with consequences that endure for a lifetime and can even be fatal.
Sustainable development demands full human rights for all women and girls.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises an end to this practice by 2030.