News Feature

On 6 June 2016, UNAMID’s Engineering Section and the Pakistani contingent, inaugurated a water station at Ardamata area in El Geneina, West Darfur. The project, consists of three boreholes and a water storage tank, will provide potable water to the local community including the displaced people in the area. Photo by Elsadig Hassan Daud, UNAMID.

On 18 May 2016, UNAMID handed over a VHF radio set to be used for air traffic control to the Nyala Airport authorities, South Darfur. This initiative, designed to promote aviation safety, is part of the Mission’s efforts to work with state governments in improving key infrastructure across Darfur. Photo by Mubarak Bako, UNAMID.

On 29 May 2016, UNAMID Joint Special Representative, Martin Uhomoibhi, presided the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers ceremony held in the Mission’s liaison office in Khartoum, Sudan. In the picture, Mr. Uhomoibhi pays tribute to UNAMID peacekeepers who lost their lives in the line of duty. Photo by Ahmed Abdelrazik, UNAMID.

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.