The African Union/United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) focuses on the protection of civilians—especially vulnerable groups such as internally displaced persons who remain unable to return to their traditional homes due to conflict.
NEW YORK - The situation in Darfur has been largely calm in recent months, but there is continued violence fuelled by a proliferation of weapons and competition over natural resources, a senior United Nations official today told the Security Council.
UNAMID’s Community Outreach Unit (COU) organized a day-long commemoration of International Youth Day on 12 August 2017, under the global theme, ‘Youth Building Peace.’ More than 3,000 young people from El Fasher and nearby localities in North Darfur took part in a marathon, a bicycle race, an exh
A recent celebration of Nelson Mandela Day, held in Khartoum on the 18 July, 2017, was attended by the Sudanese Police Commissioner General and other senior government officials, including the Deputy Chief Justice, the Director General of Sudan Prisons and Reform, representatives of non-governmen
EL FASHER - The importance of child rights and child protection in armed conflict was the focus of UNAMID training for members of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) held on 01 August 2017, in El Fasher, North Darfur.
EL FASHER - The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has concluded a five-day visit to Sudan, during which time he met with Government officials, local authorities, community representatives and UNAMID peacekeepers.
EL DAEIN - Enhancing community stabilization and peaceful coexistence amongst pastoralist and sedentary communities in border areas was the aim of a UNAMID-supported workshop in El Daein, the capital of East Darfur.
EL FASHER - UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative, Jeremiah Mamabolo, met with community leaders at Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in El Fasher, North Darfur this week to brief them on the planned closure of the Mission’s team site in the area.