With more than 650,000 people fleeing the country and over 2.2 million internally displaced, this conflict has resulted in another major humanitarian crisis that could impact beyond Sudan
Action is needed now to pave the way for timely and credible elections in South Sudan next December, the UN Special Representative for the country told journalists in the capital, Juba, on Wednesday
UN food security agencies on Tuesday warned that South Sudan faces a severe humanitarian crisis unless immediate action and investment are taken to address food insecurity, climate challenges, and insecurity
Today, SRSG Patten, pursuant to the Security Council mandate to engage with all parties to armed conflict, met with Major General Abdul-Rahim Dagalo, Deputy Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)
A senior official in Central Darfur State revealed on Friday that the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) had destroyed all government institutions in the state capital, Zalingei, after gaining control over the city, with the exception of the army command.
The Chairman of the Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, will not participate in the upcoming meeting called by IGAD next week in Ethiopia, according to the Sudanese Foreign Ministry spokesman.
The Security Council today extended for one year the sanctions regime imposed on South Sudan, including assets freezes, travel bans and an arms embargo, numerous members stressed that instead of sanctions, the country needs a carefully managed support system to facilitate its transitional journey and overcome its security issues.
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2677 (2023), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 15 March 2024 and requested the Secretary-General to report on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate every 90 days. The report covers political and security developments, the humanitarian and human rights situation and progress towards the implementation of the Mi ssion’s mandate between 16 February and 31 May 2023.
In a tweet, Puok Both Baluang, the Acting Press Secretary in the Office of the First Vice President and SPLM-IO Director of Information and Public Relations, said that Chief Justice Madut’s removal is critical for ensuring free and fair elections as he has suggested he is politically allied to Kiir’s SPLM faction.