Photo of the Day- 15 February 2021

15 February; Earlier today, UNAMID handed over its Team Site in Khor Abeche Locality, South Darfur, to the Government of Sudan, in the presence of the Wali (Governor) of South Darfur State, Federal Government officials, local officials, representatives of the local community, including youth and women groups. The South Darfur State, Mr. Musa Mahdi Isaac, signed the handover documents on behalf of the Government of Sudan, and Mr. Houston Fergusson, Director of Mission Support Division, did the same on behalf of UNAMID. During the handover ceremony, Mr. Isaac reiterated the Government’s commitment to use the Team Site as a service hub for the provision of vocational skills training, health, education, and other social services meant to benefit the local community members and to cover the maintenance costs. The handover is part of the Mission’s drawdown plan in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2559 (2020) which terminated UNAMID mandate as of 31 December 2020. Photo by Zurab Elzarov, UNAMID.