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The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Joint Special Representative (JSR) visits Golo and expresses concern over reports of recent clashes and displacement in Jebel Marra

Jeremiah Mamabolo has concluded a two day visit to oversee progress on the establishment of the Mission’s temporary operating base in Golo, Jebel Marra

The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Joint Special Representative (JSR) Jeremiah Mamabolo has concluded a two day visit to oversee progress on the establishment of the Mission’s temporary operating base in Golo, Jebel Marra. On arrival, UNAMID personnel working on the ground briefed him on the current…

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Message from the Head of African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on the occasion of Ramadan

Message from the Head of African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on the occasion of Ramadan: On behalf of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), I would like to extend my best wishes to the Government and people of Sudan, at the start of the Holy month…

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United Nations Secretary-General and African Union Commission Chair Appoint Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur

Since 2015, she has served as Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme, Namibia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki today announced the appointment of Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).   Ms. Gbeho succeeds Bintou Keita of Guinea, to whom the Secretary-General and…

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African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) Joint Special Representative to hold press conference in Khartoum

JSR Mamabolo will brief the press on UNAMID’s activities

The Joint Special Representative (JSR) of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), Jeremiah Mamabolo, will hold a press conference on Thursday, 22 February 2018, at 10:30 hours in the main conference room at UNDP Headquarters, Gama’a Street, Khartoum. JSR Mamabolo will brief the press on UNAMID’s activities including…

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UNAMID and Government of Sudan sign Memorandum of Understanding on the opening of a temporary operating base in Golo, Central Darfur

Government of Sudan authorities officially handed over a suitable location, some two-and-a-half kilometers from Golo town

The African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Sudan yesterday regarding the opening of a temporary operating base in Golo, Central Jebel Marra locality, Central Darfur State, as per the Mission’s mandate. Government of Sudan authorities officially handed over…

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UNAMID calls for collaborative approach to Darfur weapons collection in IDP camps

UNAMID peacekeepers on the ground during the incident reported that more than 100 government military vehicles, including trucks with mounted weapons and armoured personnel carriers, briefly entered parts of the camp

On 2 November 2017, armed government forces entered Kalma IDP camp, South Darfur, in a show of force to conduct a weapons collection campaign in the state. UNAMID peacekeepers on the ground during the incident reported that more than 100 government military vehicles, including trucks with mounted weapons and armoured personnel…

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UNAMID welcomes the decision to lift economic sanctions on Sudan

The decision, which ends more than two decades of economic sanctions, is hoped to contribute significantly to the betterment of the lives of the Sudanese people

UNAMID welcomes the US Administration’s decision to lift most economic sanctions imposed on Sudan. The decision, which ends more than two decades of economic sanctions, is hoped to contribute significantly to the betterment of the lives of the Sudanese people; including the population we serve in the Darfur region. UNAMID’s…

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UNAMID calls for restraint in clashes between government forces and internally displaced at Kalma camp, South Darfur

The Mission urges all conflicting parties to exercise utmost restraint and is doing everything it can to deescalate the situation

UNAMID is deeply concerned about clashes between government forces and internally displaced persons (IDPs) residing at Kalma camp, South Darfur, which have led to the death of at least three IDPs and injuries to some 26 others. The Mission urges all conflicting parties to exercise utmost restraint and is doing…

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UNAMID expresses concern over allegations of improper team site handovers

In line with the mandate, the Mission is reducing the number of military, police and civilian personnel, and has earmarked 11 team sites for closure across Darfur

UNAMID is concerned about recent allegations of improper handover of team sites in North Darfur as part of its mandated reconfiguration. The Mission would like to reiterate that as per the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2363, of 29 June, 2017, extending UNAMID’s mandate until 30 June 2018, its strategic…