Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Statement of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General David Shearer Briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan, 18 September 2019

There have been more than 130 different rapprochements held across the country which demonstrate confidence and commitment at the grassroots level

Just six days ago, we marked the first anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. At the official ceremony last year, I witnessed much jubilation and hope that the agreement signaled an end to war and the beginning of a new…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Boosting the efforts of the South Sudanese people's push for peace

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on South Sudan

By Jonathan Allen Thank you, Mr President. As my colleague has just said, we very, very much welcome the meeting that took place between President Kiir and Dr Machar. This was a necessary step for the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement and for the formation of a transitional government of…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Maintaining momentum key to progressing peace process in South Sudan

David Shearer pointed particularly to the need to progress the reunification of security forces and decisions on states and their boundaries

While progress has been made, maintaining momentum is key to progressing the fragile peace process in South Sudan, said the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, David Shearer.  Speaking to the UN Security Council in New York, David Shearer described the recent meeting between President Salva Kiir and Opposition leader Riek…

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (1)
    • United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) visits conflict-ridden Tonj East area to build trust and confidence
  • All (1)
Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) visits conflict-ridden Tonj East area to build trust and confidence

The latest and particularly vicious wave of attacks has reportedly claimed at least 49 lives

A team from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has visited the Jalwau County headquarters in Wunlit in the East Tonj region in a bid to put an end to an escalation of violence, including cattle raiding and revenge killings, between the Thiik, Akok and Jalwau communities living in…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Troika Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan

The Troika will continue to stand with and support the people of South Sudan

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway. Begin Text: On the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the Troika…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

UK-US-Norway statement on the anniversary of the signing of the revitalized agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan

Troika Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan

On the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the Troika (United States, United Kingdom, and Norway) wishes to reconfirm its support for the peace process and to underscore the need to implement the terms…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

President Kiir and Machar report ‘important progress’ following meetings in Juba (by Beatrice Mategwa)

Also spotlighted was the need to incorporate the agreement into the country’s constitution

The second day of talks between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, and his former deputy, Riek Machar ended with both leaders reiterating their desire for peace as they promised to meet regularly in the lead up to the formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity, expected on 12 November…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Potential returnees gain confidence following dialogue with leaders in Wau (by Dawit Kahsay Tedla)

he objective was to engage residents of the protection of civilians site, community leaders, and local authorities to promote confidence building and social cohesion

In light of the expected full implementation of the revitalised peace agreement, South Sudanese across the country are pushing for more dialogue initiatives to promote deeper understanding of what the new deal entails. One such information session was held earlier this week by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan…

African Council of Religious Leaders - Religions for Peace (ACRL-RfP)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (5)
    • From right to left: Daniel Deng' (South Sudan civil society member/activist), Rev James Ninrew (Presbyterian Clergy from South Sudan), Rev Dr Lydia Mwaniki (AACC), Rev Fedis Nyagah (CAPA), Dr Bright Mawudor (Dep Gen Sec, AACC), Rev Prof Bosela Eale (AACC), Rev Charles Berahino (AACC) (1)
    • From right to left: Daniel Deng' (South Sudan civil society member/activist), Rev James Ninrew (Presbyterian Clergy from South Sudan), Rev Dr Lydia Mwaniki (AACC), Rev Fedis Nyagah (CAPA), Dr Bright Mawudor (Dep Gen Sec, AACC), Rev Prof Bosela Eale (AACC), Rev Charles Berahino (AACC) (2)
    • Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace (1)
    • Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace (2)
    • Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace (3)
  • Documents (1)
    • Statement of the African faith leaders, Revive Faith in the Peace Process
  • Links (2)
  • All (8)
Source: African Council of Religious Leaders - Religions for Peace (ACRL-RfP) |

Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace

Statement calls on East African governments to make urgent efforts toward peace one year on from the signing of the peace agreement in South Sudan

One year on from the signing of a peace agreement in South Sudan, thousands of African faith leaders represented by Africa’s major faith-based coalitions have called on East African leaders to urge President Salva Kiir and Opposition Leader Dr. Riek Machar to implement the South Sudanese peace agreement in good faith. In a statement (https://bit.ly/2ktxzyV)…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

South Sudan: One year after peace deal, violence and humanitarian needs haven’t decreased

A statement from James Reynolds, ICRC’s head of delegation in South Sudan, on the situation in the country one year after the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan

One year after the signing of the peace deal, violence is still pervasive in South Sudan, as clashes between communities threaten lives and the fragile stability. Surgical teams from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) continue to treat a large number of patients with gunshot wounds, while needs…