08 Oct 2017 - Zalingei, 8 October 2017 — UNAMID welcomes the US Administration’s decision to lift most economic sanctions imposed on Sudan. The decision, which ends more than two decades of economic sanctions, is hoped to contribute significantly to the betterment of the lives of the Sudanese people; including the population we serve in the Darfur region.
26 Sep 2017 - NEW YORK - The following is a the 'Agreed Outcome' document following the 24th Tripartite Coordination Mechanism meeting on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), held in New York on 22 September, 2017.
Government of the Sudan, the African Union and the United Nations
22 Sep 2017 - El Fasher, 22 September 2017- UNAMID is deeply concerned about clashes between government forces and internally displaced persons (IDPs) residing at Kalma camp, South Darfur, which have led to the death of at least three IDPs and injuries to some 26 others.
The Mission urges all conflicting parties to exercise utmost restraint and is doing everything it can to deescalate the situation.
19 Sep 2017 - NEW YORK - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. She will succeed El Ghassim Wane of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for his dedicated service to the organization.
29 Aug 2017 - EL FASHER - 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.
During this time, it is an opportunity to be cognisant of the key symbolic messages of peace and sacrifice.
08 Aug 2017 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya as Force Commander for the African Union‑United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). He succeeds Lieutenant General Frank Mushyo Kamanzi of Rwanda to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedication and effective leadership as head of UNAMID military component.
22 Jun 2017 - El Fasher, 22June 2017 – 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.
15 Jun 2017 - The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 691st meeting held on 12 June 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Darfur, Sudan, and the activities of the AU-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID):