Press Releases & Statements

  • UNAMID AJSR participates in the International Women's Day celebration in El Fasher. Photo by Mohamad Mahady, UNAMID.

    08 Mar 2015 - On 8 March 2015 , under the theme of “Empowering women, Empowering community” the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in collaboration with the North Darfur State’s Committee for Resolution 1325 on Women, and the Practical Action Organization celebrated the...
  • 04 Mar 2015 - On 04 March 2015, the African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) held a one-day job fair for its Sudanese staff; for them to explore potential future job opportunities in the wake of the ongoing streamlining process for the Mission. The event, which was held under...
  • 28 Feb 2015 - El Fasher, 28 February 2015 – Following the strategic review of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) operations undertaken in 2014 and as endorsed by the African Union Peace and Security Council and the UN Security Council; UNAMID continues to realign...
  • On 21 February, Indonesian soldiers arrive at El Geneina airport. Photo by Reuben Inaju, UNAMID.

    21 Feb 2015 - On 21 February 2015, the first batch of the Indonesian Infantry Battalion composed of 268 personnel arrived in El Geneina, West Darfur, to join the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). This is part of the 800 military personnel expected to boost the strength...
  • 19 Feb 2015 - El Fasher, 19 February 2015 – United Nations and African Union officials met in Khartoum on 15-18 February to continue discussions with the Sudanese Government on UNAMID's eventual exit from Darfur. After three sessions of work, the tripartite team reached agreement on the...
  • On 12 February, UNAMID DJSR visit Um Baru's team site. Photos by Owies Elfaki, UNAMID.

    13 Feb 2015 - El Fasher, 13 February 2015 – On 12 February, the Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR) of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Abdul Kamara, visited Um Baru in North Darfur, where newly internally displaced persons (IDPs) have sought refuge near...
  • 12 Feb 2015 - Following yesterday's meeting with the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson met today with Professor Ibrahim Ghandour, Assistant to President Omar Hassan-Al Bashir of Sudan and Deputy Chairman of the National Congress Party. They discussed the National...
  • On 9 February 2015, USG Lopes meets with UNAMID Acting JSR and other Mission senior officials in El Fasher. Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID.

    09 Feb 2015 - On 9 February 2015, the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes, paid a one-day, official visit to El Fasher in North Darfur. The visit was aimed at exploring ways in which the ECA can assist in formulating a...
  • 29 Jan 2015 - The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation in Darfur following reports of an escalation of hostilities between the Government of Sudan and the Darfur armed movements in Central Darfur and the resulting displacement of civilians. The UN...
  • On 25 January 2015, El Fasher, Launching of Darfur Internal Dialogue and Consultation (DIDC) Process. The event that conducted under the theme: "Darfur Let's Talk Peace Now" was attended by UNAMID Officials, Government of Sudan representatives, DRA and civil society organizations. Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.

    25 Jan 2015 - El Fasher, 25 January 2015 – The African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) facilitated today the launch of the Darfur Internal Dialogue and Consultations (DIDC) process at El Fasher University in North Darfur. The event brought together Government of Sudan and...

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