9 January 2008 – The top United Nations peacekeeping official today warned the Security Council that the new, critically under-manned and under-equipped mission in Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region faced “probably the greatest risk” to a UN o
11 January 2008 –The Security Council today condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the attack by Sudanese army elements on a supply convoy of the new joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur (UNAMID) and voiced its readiness to act against any party impeding its deploy
13 January 2008 –Arriving today in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the United Nations and African Union (AU) Special Envoys for Darfur began a weeklong mission to infuse new momentum into efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged region.
15 January 2008 – Sudan’s top military officer and his counterpart from the new United Nations-African Union (AU) hybrid mission, known as UNAMID, met today to discuss issues pertaining to the deployment of the joint peacekeeping force which seeks to end the violence in the war-ravaged Darfur reg
January 17, 2008 -- The Government of Sudan today released eight Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) detainees in El Fasher into the custody of UNAMID Force Commander, General Martin Luther Agwai, in his capacity as Chairman of the Ceasefire Commission (CFC), as witnessed by the Joint Special Rep
20 January 2008 –After meetings with the Government and the main rebel groups, the United Nations and African Union envoys for the Darfur peace process said they are hopeful that talks aimed at ending the conflict in the war-wracked Sudanese region can reconvene soon.