Tag Archives: UNbodies

UN announces first closure of a protection of civilian site in South Sudan

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After 4 years living in cramped conditions, families are finally leaving the protection of civilian site (POC)
next to the UNMISS base in Melut, SouthSudan, to return to their homes.

UN Daily News Programme 20 December 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Vibhu Mishra.

In today’s programme:  Families go home following the first closure of …

Secretary-General Calls for Greater Security Council Focus on Emerging Situations, Systematic Pursuit of Conflict Prevention as Sound Investment in Future

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council open debate on “Addressing Complex Contemporary Challenges to International Peace and Security”, in New York today:

I thank Japan for using its presidency of …

Blue helmets in South Sudan trained to deter gender-based violence

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Peacekeeper patrolling the road north of the UNMISS Bentiu base and POC site, in an area where women have reported cases of harassment and abuse in the past while collecting

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – December 19, 2017

3:25 p.m. EST

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.


MS NAUERT: How are you?


MS NAUERT: Hi. How have you been?

QUESTION: I’ve been good.

MS NAUERT: It’s been a while. Nice to …