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    • Boys make war-related mud moulds while participating in activities in a child-friendly space near a displaced people’s gathering area in Geneina town, West Darfur, Sudan
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Sudan Humanitarian Fund Project Helps Children Affected by Conflict

The Fund has provided a total of $1.3 million for response activities in West Darfur to World Relief and Save the Children, while the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) provided an additional $5 million in January of this year to various partners

At a makeshift health clinic set up alongside a road in Ag Geneina, a town in West Darfur, Sudan, several young girls sketch flowers, while the young boys in the group draw weapons and make mud moulds of military vehicles.  “I have been encouraging them to make drawings from happier…

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Despite Implementation of Peace Agreement, Insecurity Persists in Darfur, Sudan Sanctions Committee Chair Tells Security Council

The Panel of Experts on the Sudan updated the Committee about the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement, regional dynamics, the status of the armed groups in the region

Measures ‘No Longer in Line with Reality on the Ground’ Delegate Stresses While Sudan’s post-revolution reforms continue to register progress and peace is largely holding, implementation of the 2020 Juba Peace Agreement remains slow and lingering intercommunal violence continues to plague the Darfur region, the Security Council heard today as…

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Statement on Technical Consultative Meeting of the Darfur Permanent Ceasefire Committee

UNITAMS is convening this first meeting in its capacity as Chair of the Permanent Ceasefire Committee

UNITAMS will convene a technical consultative meeting of the Permanent Ceasefire Committee of the Darfur Permanent Ceasefire and Final Security Arrangement of the Juba Agreement for Peace in Sudan. The meeting will discuss the implementation modalities of the Permanent Ceasefire Committee and its subsidiary mechanisms, and will include participants who…

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UNHCR and IOM Welcome Government New Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking in Sudan

The plan seeks to reinforce Sudan’s efforts to curb human trafficking and to build on the previous action plan for 2017-2019

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) commend the Sudanese Government for the launch of its 2021 – 2023 National Action Plan (NAP) to Combat Human Trafficking. The plan, officially launched yesterday by the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking (NCCT), seeks…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Sudan Humanitarian Fund helps a family gain health and hygiene awareness

Attending the hygiene awareness promotion sessions by Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH) in Kreinik was a life-changing experience

“Now, we go less to the hospital and spend less money on medicine,” says 32-year-old Rehab Jamal Badawi in El Madures, Kreinik locality in West Darfur, Sudan, sharing the positive impact of new hygiene practices taught by international non-governmental organization Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH).   The mother of four says…

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UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in final shutdown phase

The mission has so far handed over some $41 million in facilities and equipment to local authorities

Practically all peacekeepers and staff have now left the hybrid UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with its drawdown plan, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday. Atul Khare, Under-Secretary-General for Operational Support, updated ambassadors on progress towards the mission’s closure and final liquidation, following…

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H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs and H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Sudan inaugurate new premises of Sudanese Embassy in Bahrain

The two ministers cut the ribbon for the inauguration and lifted the curtain on the commemorative plaque

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan, H.E. Dr. Maryam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi, and in the presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Al Hassan,…

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H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Sudan visits Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Academy for Diplomatic Studies

Commended the advanced level of the Academy’s work, objectives and programs, and the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to constantly develop the capabilities and skills of its employee

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan, H.E. Dr. Maryam Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi, visited today the Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa Academy for Diplomatic Studies, as part of her official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Upon her arrival to the Academy, she was received by the Minister…

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Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage, Have Risen in Sudan: UN-Backed Study

Deteriorating economic conditions since 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have fuelled an increase in domestic violence and forced marriage in Sudan, a UN-backed study has revealed

Voices from Sudan 2020, published this week, is the first-ever nationwide qualitative assessment of gender-based violence (GBV) in the country, where a transitional government is now in its second year.  Addressing the issue is a critical priority, according to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government’s Combating Violence against Women…