5 November – Darfur’s splintering rebel movements still have time to participate in the peace process aimed at ending the four-year conflict in western Sudan, but they owe it to the people of their region to quickly unify behind a common position, a spokesperson for the United Nations-African Uni
15 November – The United Nations and African Union Special Envoys tasked with spearheading the peace process in Darfur say they are stepping up efforts to press some of the larger groups of the war-torn region’s splintering rebel movements to find common ground ahead of scheduled direct peace tal
14 November – The lack of offers from Member States for key ground transport and aviation units and the Sudanese Government’s unwillingness so far to approve the presence of non-African units means the hybrid United Nations peacekeeping mission planned for the war-torn Darfur region could fail, a
13 November – The United Nations and African Union envoys tasked with spearheading the peace process in Darfur are meeting tomorrow with countries in the region to discuss the progress made so far and how to chart a way forward.
16 November – The United Nations peacekeeping chief is heading to China for a regional seminar and meetings with Government officials to encourage the world’s most populous country to contribute more to UN operations.
16 November – An assistant police commissioner from South Africa has been appointed to head the police component of the hybrid United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation (UNAMID) being deployed to the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan early next year.
19 November – United Nations and African Union mediators involved in the Darfur peace process are holding meetings today in southern Sudan in a bid to spur some of the war-torn region’s splintering rebel movements to unify their positions ahead of direct negotiations with the Sudanese Government
4 December – The United Nations Special Envoy for Darfur heads to Sudan tomorrow for talks with all sides to the four-year conflict as the UN and the African Union continue their joint mediation efforts to expedite preparations for direct negotiations between the Sudanese Government and rebel mov
3 December – The United Nations and African Union Special Envoys for Darfur are meeting tomorrow in Egypt with regional partners to the peace process in the war-torn Sudanese region to assess the progress so far and help forge agreement on the way forward.