Press Releases & Statements

  • 22 Apr 2015 - On 22 April 2015, UNAMID’s Communications and Public Information Section (CPIS) in Central Darfur, in collaboration with the Gender Advisory Unit (GAU) and UNAMID Police Gender Office organized a peace workshop for women’s groups in Zalingei. The event, which took place at...
  • 17 Mar 2015 - Khartoum, 17 March 2015 – A joint working group composed of 16 Sudanese Government officials, 13 United Nations/UNAMID officials and 8 African Union officials met today to start preparations for drawing out a common strategy for UNAMID's eventual exit from Darfur. The meeting,...
  • 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...

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