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Third week of UN-facilitated consultations for a political process for Sudan broadens engagement of groups from various Sudanese states

During last week, SRSG Perthes led consultation sessions, along with UNITAMS teams’ support, with several groups’ representatives

Representatives of political and civil society groups convened in consultation sessions at UNITAMS’ headquarters in Khartoum last week. The UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan launched by SRSG Volker Perthes on January 8 continued to provide space for Sudanese stakeholders to present their views and visions on the way…

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UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan engage Darfur stakeholders representatives

Sudanese women’s strong participation in these sessions marks UNITAMS commitment to engaging women’s rights leaders and women’s groups in these processes

UNITAMS made further concrete steps to broaden the scope of consultations process launched earlier this month, with emphasis on engaging groups in all states of Sudan. SRSG Volker Perthes led a full day of consultations sessions, on Monday, with several Darfur-based groups including Darfur Resistance Committees, Darfur Women’s Groups, Darfur…

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Second week of UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan

During these consultations’ participants offered concrete suggestions on the way forward for transition and presented views regarding the scope and parameters of the consultations process

In its second week, since launched by SRSG Volker Perthes on 8 January, UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan continued engaging with Sudanese stakeholders. Due to ongoing roadblocks and the closure of bridges, making access to UNITAMS a challenge, some consultations planned for this week had to be…

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First week of UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan brings together wide range of Sudanese stakeholders

These consultations are aimed at understanding the various perspectives and positions on the way forward to end current political impasse and develop a path towards democracy and peace

Since its launching on January 8, the UN-facilitated consultations on a political process for Sudan continued to engage a wide range of Sudanese stakeholders, including civil society (the and women’s groups, representatives from academia and lawyers as well as representatives from the FFC Central Committee, the Sudanese Communist Party, the…

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Statement Attributable to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan – on the Announcement of Talks on Political Transition in Sudan

SRSG Volker Perthes is deeply concerned that the current political impasse may slide the country further into instability

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan and Head of UNITAMS, Mr. Volker Perthes, in consultation with Sudanese and international partners, is formally launching a UN-facilitated intra-Sudanese political process which is aimed at supporting Sudanese stakeholders in agreeing on a way out of the current political crisis and agree…

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Statement of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan following the resignation of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

SRSG Perthes remains concerned by the ongoing political crisis following the military coup of 25 October, which risks further derailing progress made since the December revolution

Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Mr. Volker Perthes regrets Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s decision to step down. SRSG Perthes respects the Prime Minister’s decision and commends the accomplishments made under Dr. Hamdok’s leadership, as well as the significant achievements he made during the first phase of the transitional period.  SRSG Perthes remains concerned by the ongoing political crisis…

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Statement attributable to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan – on the 66th anniversary of Sudan’s Independence

SRSG Perthes commends all measures taken to date to find a solution to restore the path of the democratic transition

Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Mr Volker Perthes warmly congratulates the people of Sudan on the 66th anniversary of their independence. Today, as the country faces another hurdle following the recent coup on 25 October, the struggle of the Sudanese people for freedom and democracy continues.  In the context of…

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First graduation ceremony for 28 female deminers in Sudan

After a demonstration of their newly acquired skills, the young women were excited to receive their certificates

After a month-long training, the first batch of 28 young women graduated in basic humanitarian demining, joining only one other female deminer in Sudan. The successful completion of the training is an unprecedented achievement for both mine action and Sudan and was celebrated at a graduation ceremony organized by UNMAS and the…

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Deputy Special Representative of Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, pays tribute to people of Darfur, affirms commitment to support human rights protection

The DSRSG paid tribute to the people of Darfur for their sacrifices and expressed condolence, on behalf of the SRSG and UNITAMS, to the families of those whose lives were lost during recent inter-communal violence

Deputy Special Representative of Secretary-General, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mrs. Khardiata Lo N’Diaye, on her visit to Darfur, Monday 20 December, joined the Wali of North Darfur to preside over the handover of the northern part of the UNAMID log base to State authorities. The DSRSG paid tribute…

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Joint Statement Of The UN In Sudan On Human Rights Day

The theme for International Human Rights Day this year of “Equality, reducing inequalities, advancing human rights” insists on the core principle of dignity and a world free from discrimination,

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted seven decades ago, established the equality and dignity of every human being, and the duty of every government to provide an environment in which its people can enjoy and exercise their rights as the foundation for freedom, justice, and peace in the world.…