Source: African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) |

UN State Liaison Functions Conduct a Workshop on Manual for Rural Courts, Access to Justice and Human Rights in north Darfur

The training workshop was aimed at building the capacity of select district court judges to train rural court judges in the use of a guidance Manual for Rural Courts Judges

From 7 to 8 July 2019, The Human Rights and Rule of Law components of the UN State Liaison Functions (SLFs) in north Darfur, in partnership with UNDP, conducted a two-day Training of Trainers Workshop for District Court Judges on use of the Manual for Rural Courts, Access to Justice…

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Allegations of Sexual Offences by a UNAMID National Civilian Staff

UNAMID assisted the relevant Government of Sudan authorities and immediately took steps to fully collaborate with the investigation

On 26 November 2017, UNAMID received information that one of its national civilian staff members was arrested and charged with sexual offences involving a 13-year-old girl. UNAMID assisted the relevant Government of Sudan authorities and immediately took steps to fully collaborate with the investigation, consistent with the Secretary-General’s policy to…

Source: African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) |

UN Country Team and UNAMID deplore the looting and destruction of UN agency properties in Graida, South Darfur

On 19 June, a group of protestors invaded the offices of the INGO World Vision International (WVI) and destroyed several properties

The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the UN Country Team in Sudan are deeply concerned about the looting and destruction of premises and property belonging to the World Vision and World Food Programme operating in Graida, South Darfur on 19 and 20 June and…

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UNAMID dispatches assessment mission to Deleij, Central Darfur following communal clashes

Deleij village, located in Wadi Salih locality, Central Darfur has 25,000 households, totaling around 150,000 residents

Following recent reports of fatalities and injuries in Deleij village, Central Darfur, the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) on 11 June, dispatched an integrated assessment mission to the area to verify these reports. The mission met with the affected persons and local authorities who confirmed…

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UNAMID strongly condemns looting of its West Darfur Headquarters

UNAMID condemns these acts in the strongest possible terms as they constitute a blatant violation of international norms governing the presence of UN peacekeepers across the world

On 14 May 2019, the eve of UNAMID’s scheduled handover of its Sector West Headquarters in El Geneina, an unruly crowd forcefully intruded into the super camp, where they looted UN property and contingent-owned-equipment, vandalized premises and put the lives of UN staff and personnel at grave risk. According to…

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United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) hands over its Sector Headquarters in East Darfur to El Daein University

Apart from prefabricated buildings on the land, most of which are furnished and include air conditioners, items handed over include motor vehicles, a water treatment facility and power generators

On 30 April 2019, the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) concluded the closure and handover of its sector headquarters in El Daein to the State Government of East Darfur. In line with UNAMID’s insistence that the facilities be used for civilian purposes, the State Government…

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UNAMID condemns violent confrontations in Kalma Idp Camp in South Darfur

These confrontations reportedly resulted in the killing of 16 people including a humanitarian field worker

The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) strongly condemns recent violent confrontations between two rival youth groups in Kalma Camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Darfur state, which occurred on 13 April 2019. These confrontations reportedly resulted in the killing of 16 people including a…

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The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) condemns violent confrontations in Kalma internally displaced person (IDP) camp in South Darfur

These confrontations reportedly resulted in the killing of 16 people including a humanitarian field worker, with 17 injured and a significant number of IDPs displaced

The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) strongly condemns recent violent confrontations between two rival youth groups in Kalma Camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Darfur state, which occurred on 13 April 2019. These confrontations reportedly resulted in the killing of 16 people including…

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High level UN delegation concludes a three-day visit to Sudan

Their visit focused on the transition of the UN’s engagement in Darfur in the context of the drawdown of the United Nations-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur, known as UNAMID

On 12 February 2019, the Assistant Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Bintou Keita; the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Development Programme, Mourad Wahba; and the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco concluded a three-day visit to Sudan. Their visit focused on the transition of the UN’s engagement in Darfur…

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Joint United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) - Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) team deployed to assist families affected by mudslides in East Jebel Marra

Today, a joint team comprising United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) civilian staff and the Humanitarian Country Team, as well as 70 peacekeepers, including 30 Special Forces and six doctors, reached the affected area

The African Union - United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), have deployed a joint mission to provide emergency assistance to people affected by mudslides in East Jebel Marra, South Darfur. Heavy rains in the area last week caused mudslides in Wadi Tuliba and…