Press Releases & Statements

  • 22 Jan 2015 - El Fasher, 22 January 2015 – Following clashes between armed opposition groups and the Sudanese Armed Forces in the East Jebel Marra area and north of Kutum over the past few weeks, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is concerned about the impact of the...
  • On 14 January 2015, AJSR Bashua meets Wali Ateem in El Geneina, West Darfur. 

    15 Jan 2015 - El Geneina, 15 January 2015 – African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative (AJSR), Mr. Abiodun Bashua, visited El Geneina, West Darfur, on 14-15 January to assess the security situation, the cooperation between the African Union -United Nations Mission in...
  • On 12 January 2015, (left to right ) the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud, and  the Acting AU-UN Joint Special Representative and Joint Chief Mediator for Darfur, Abiodun Bashua, address the media after attending the ninth meeting of the Implementation Follow–up Commission (IFC), established by the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), that took place in Nyala, South Darfur. Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID.

    13 Jan 2015 - Nyala, 13 January 2015 – The ninth meeting of the Implementation Follow-up Commission (IFC) of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) was held yesterday in Nyala, South Darfur. The Commission discussed the progress made and the challenges faced in the implementation of...
  • On 28 November, Sheik Musa Hilal (rights) looks at a vest distributed by UNAMID with messages against the use of child soldiers in Darfur in an event in Masteriah, North Darfur. Photos by Emadeldin Rijal, UNAMID.

    28 Nov 2014 - El Fasher, 28 November 2014 – As part of its Darfur-wide campaign geared to prevent the recruitment of children as soldiers, on 26 November 2014, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reached out to Masteriha community, North Darfur, in an event attended...
  • 24 Nov 2014 - Addis Ababa, 24 November 2014 — The African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative and Joint Chief Mediator a.i. for Darfur, Abiodun Bashua, participated in the opening session of the negotiations between the Government of Sudan and non-signatory Darfuri...
  • On 20 November 2014, El Fasher, UNAMID Gender Advisory Unit organized a global Open Day on Security Council resolution 1325 in El faster, North Darfur, women leaders from all Darfur five states took place in the forum. Photo by Mohamad Almahady, UNAMID.

    22 Nov 2014 - El Fasher, 22 November 2014 – More than 140 women representing the five states of Darfur participated in a Global Open Day forum on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 organized by the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher, North...
  • Acting JSR Abiodun Bashua meets with IDP representatives at Khor-Omer camp in East Darfur. Photos by Abdulrasheed Yakubu, UNAMID.

    21 Nov 2014 - El Daein, 21 November 2014 - The Acting Joint Special Representative (JSR) of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Joint Chief Mediator a.i., Abiodun Bashua, visited Nyala in South Darfur and El Daein in East Darfur from 18-20 November, as part of...
  • 17 Nov 2014 - The Secretary-General is deeply troubled about persistent allegations of mass rape in Thabit, North Darfur. The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) visited Thabit on 9 November. However, the heavy presence of military and police in Thabit made a...
  • 12 Nov 2014 - El Fasher, 12 November 2014: On 12 November 2014, the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC) marked the official launch of the demobilisation exercise for members of the Justice and Equality Movement-Sudan as well as the signatories to the Darfur...
  • 10 Nov 2014 - Elfasher, 10 November 2014- Further to our earlier press releases; on 9 November 2014, an African Union –United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) verification team was granted access to Tabit village in North Darfur; following media reports of an alleged mass rape incident...

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