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On 22 May 2016, UNAMID Rule of Law Section, in collaboration with the state Prisons Administration, launched a two-week workshop on management and operations of prisons for 30 prisons officers in El Fasher, North Darfur. The workshop aims at equipping prisons officers with necessary skills to improve the treatment and care of inmates in accordance with human rights. Photo by Samuel Saio Conteh, UNAMID.

On 18 May 2016, UNAMID’s Police component and Civil Affairs Section concluded a one-month training for 150 internally displaced women on manufacturing fuel-efficient stoves in El Geneina, West Darfur. The project, which is part of the Mission’s Quick Impact Projects programme, aims at protecting the environment as well as minimizing possible security risks to displaced women while collecting firewood. Photo by Elsadig Hassan Daud, UNAMID.

In the picture, UNAMID Head of Office, Sector South Mr. Berhanemeskel Nega, Addressing guests at the closing ceremony of the two-day special training course on Global Information, Positioning System and Global Geophysical Science for 20 students and scholars from the University of Nyala, south Darfur. Photo by Saeed Abdalla Adam, UNAMID.

On 19 May 2016, UNAMID`s Gender Advisory Unit, Sector West, in partnership with the Ministry of Local Governance, inaugurated the El-Humairaa Basic School for girls at Ardamata Administrative Unit in El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur. Photo by Muntasir Sharafadin, UNAMID.

On 9 May, UNAMID`s DDR Section, in collaboration with Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC), UNDP and WFP concluded the demobilisation of 779 former combatants from the signatory armed movements of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) and the erstwhile Darfur Peace Agreement of May 2006 (DPA) in El Fasher, North Darfur. Photo by Salah Mohammed, UNAMID.

On 9 May, UNAMID Civilian-Military Coordination (CIMIC) Office, Sector West handed over a solar panel project to local authorities in Foro Baranga market, West Darfur.Photo by Elsadig Hassan Daud, UNAMID.

On 11 May, UNAMID`s Civil Affairs Section, Sector West conducted a one day Community Dialogue and Consultation Forum in Sisi IDP camp, Mournei, West Darfur to discuss efforts to mitigate conflicts between farmers and pastoralists during farming season. Photo by Muntasir Sharafadin, UNAMID.

On 12 May, UNAMID`s Communication and Public Information Section (CPIS) organized a two-day workshop on creation of income generating projects for 50 women in Golo (B) village, approximately twenty kilometers, west of El Fasher, North Darfur. Photo by Makarim Mohammed, UNAMID.

On 6 May 2016, UNAMID’s Joint Special Representative (JSR), Martin Uhomoibhi, concluded a five-day visit to the Mission’s Sectors across Darfur. During his tour, Mr. Uhomoibhi met with local authorities, internally displaced persons, native administration leaders, refugees as well as UNAMID staff and members of the UN Country Team. In the picture, the JSR addresses the South Sudanese refugees at Khor Omer camp near El Daein, East Darfur. Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID.