UNAMID and Qatar sign MoU for payment of stipends to Cease Fire Commission Representatives
On 14 June 2015, UNAMID and the State of Qatar signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the release of $ 378,000, through the Qatar Development Fund, to facilitate the payment of stipends to the representatives of the Justice and Equality Movement-Sudan, the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) and the Government of Sudan (GoS) who are part of the Ceasefire Commission (CFC).
This financial contribution comes as a show of support from the Qatari government for the implementation phase of the final security arrangements delineated by the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), which was signed between the GoS and LJM on 14 July 2011; JEM-Sudan became a signatory on 6 April 2013 . UNAMID is tasked with administering the funds to the CFC representatives.
The MoU was signed by UNAMID's Director of Mission Support, Rakesh Malik, and Sheikh Khalifa Jassim Al-Kuwari, on behalf of the Qatar Development Fund.