Press Releases & Statements

  • 10 Jul 2010 - 08 June 2010 - Yesterday marked the beginning of a ten-day workshop held in El Fasher, North Darfur, by UNAMID’s Human Rights component to increase the capacity of police officers in investigating violent crimes against women. The event was organized with support from...
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 08 June 2010 - UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR) Ibrahim Gambari and AU-UN Joint Chief Mediator (JCM) for Darfur Djibril Bassolé today arrived in Nyala, South Darfur, to meet with over 60 representatives from Darfur’s civil society organizations (CSOs)....
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 10 June 2010 - UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR) Mohamed Yonis today met with the visiting European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva in Nyala, South Darfur....
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 10 June 2010 - UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR) Gambari was received today in Khartoum by Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Mohammed Taha, who he briefed on the Mission’s recent activities.   The JSR informed the Vice President on...
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 15 June 2010 - “The quest for lasting peace in Darfur needs the collective effort of the good people of Darfur,” said UNAMID official Reuben Inaju at the opening ceremony of a Mission workshop attended by 300 regional artists in Nyala, South Darfur....
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 16 June 2010 - A total of 249 Ghanaian police advisors serving with UNAMID today received peacekeeping medals in recognition of their commitment, professionalism, and dedication. Acting Police Commissioner, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, who presided over the...
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 16 June 2010 - An expected further lack of rainfall in North Darfur will likely lead to significant food and water shortages throughout the region, this according to UNAMID’s Humanitarian Liaison Office. Compounding to the situation, the areas have faced recent massive...
  • 10 Jul 2010 - 20 June 2010 - UNAMID’s Human Rights section today concluded a two-day workshop on Pre-Trial and Human Rights for 20 prosecutors, lawyers and judges, organized in collaboration with the University of El Fasher’s Centre for Peace and Development Studies...
  • 09 Jul 2010 - 20 June 2010 - UNAMID, in collaboration with the North Darfur Prison Director, today began a training programme for Sudanese prison staff. The five-day event, sponsored by the SWISS fund, is designed to raise awareness amongst prison management staff on Human Rights...
  • 09 Jul 2010 - 20 June 2010 UNAMID held on 15 June a meeting with the Wali (Governor) of North Darfur, Mr. Osman Kibir, to discuss the situation of six (6) detainees from the Abu Shouk internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. The individuals are part of an initial group of 20 from the...

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