Press Releases & Statements

  • 04 Jun 2015 - El Fasher, 4 June 2015 - On 2 June 2015 a group of unidentified armed men attacked an unescorted goods convoy of a local contractor transporting UNAMID Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) in Doma area, South Darfur, while en-route from Nyala to Port Sudan.  As a result, vehicles...
  • 19 May 2015 - El Fasher, 19 May 2015 -The revised UNAMID Protection of Civilians Strategy and the draft framework for ISF implementation, monitoring and reporting mechanism were among the main issues discussed at a coordination meeting between the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and the...
  • 12 May 2015 - El fasher, 12 May 2015- UNAMID strongly deplores the rapid deterioration of tensions between the Ma'alia and the Reziegat tribes into armed confrontations resulting in the death of dozens of fighters from both sides and the injury of many others. The Mission remains gravely...
  • 11 May 2015 - El Fasher, 11 May 2015- The African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) expresses serious concern over the recent escalation of tensions between the Rezeigat and the Ma’alia tribes in East Darfur. UNAMID encourages the leaders and members of both tribes to...
  • 28 Apr 2015 - On 28 April 2015, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) was declared the Country Winner for Sudan of the 2014 Saville Foundation Pan-African Awards for Entrepreneurship in Education. The award was given to UNAMID’s Community-based, Labour-Intensive...
  • 27 Apr 2015 - Addis Ababa, 27 April 2015: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is deeply concerned by the deadly incidents which took place on 23 and 24 April 2015 in Kass, South Darfur. Peacekeepers from the AU–United Nations Hybrid...
  • 27 Apr 2015 - The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the recent increase in attacks on peacekeepers serving in the African Union United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the limited cooperation provided by the Government of Sudan in addressing these incidents.  The ...
  • 26 Apr 2015 - On 26 April 2015, the Chief of Defence Staff of Rwandan Defence Forces and former UNAMID Force Commander, General Patrick Nyamvumba and his accompanying delegation visited Zalingei, Central Darfur. Upon his arrival, General Nyamvumba addressed the Rwanbatt-42 troops following a...
  • 25 Apr 2015 - El Fasher, 25 April 2015 – The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) reiterates that its peacekeepers responded to two attacks against them by armed men in Kass, South Darfur, on 23 and 24 April 2015, denying recent media misreporting on the incident. “In both...
  • 24 Apr 2015 - El Fasher, 24 April 2015 - UNAMID peacekeepers have repelled two attacks by unidentified armed men in Kass, 85 kilometers north-west of Nyala, South Darfur. The ensuing exchange of fire resulted in at least four attackers killed and six peacekeepers and one assailant injured. “...

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