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Mines Awareness Day celebrated across Sudan
4 April 2011 – Landmine victims voiced a need for support, social acceptance and mine awareness raising at the International Day for Mines Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action celebrations in Juba and Khartoum.
AU assessment team arrives in Southern Sudan
1 April 2011 - A delegation of African Union (AU) experts arrived in the Southern Sudanese capital of Juba for a weeklong assessment of the region’s post-conflict needs.
Findings released on southern youth
31 March 2011Several Southern Sudanese governmental bodies organized a half-day seminar today to present a 12-month study revealing various problems facing the region’s youth.
Malakal hosts security-planning workshop
31 March 2011 - Against the backdrop of a series of violent clashes in recent weeks between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army and at least four separate militia groups operating in the area, Upper Nile State Governor Simon Kun Puoch opened a one-day security-planning workshop today in the state capital of Malakal.
Gressly: New landmines limiting access

29 March 2011 - To date, the UN Mine Action Office (UNMAO) and its implementing partners have released over 5.6 million square meters of demined land in Sudan’s ten southern states, said UNMIS Regional Coordinator for Southern Sudan David Gressly today, and the next big challenge awaiting them is the clearance of freshly laid landmines in northern Jonglei State.

Upper Nile State students begin exams
29 March 2011 - In spite of chronic insecurity in the Upper Nile State capital of Malakal, secondary school students began their final Sudan Secondary School Certificate Examinations on Monday morning along with their peers across Sudan.
Southern Sudan launches second polio vaccination drive in 3 months
29 March 2011 – A three-day polio immunization campaign kicked off in Juba yesterday, organized by the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) in collaboration with international partners.
UNICEF: Southern Sudan needs focus on children’s issues
26 March 2011 - The deputy head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) urged Southern Sudan to prioritize issues such as birth registration and immunization and to invest in programmes to ensure the progress and well-being of young people.
Volunteers offload container of books at Juba University
26 March 2011 - United Nations Volunteers (UNVs) from UNMIS joined Juba residents to offload a container of books donated to the University of Juba in early February by the London-based BooksForSudan Society.
NPA hands over demined land
24 March 2011 - The Norwegian People’s Aid in collaboration with the UN Mine Action Office handed over a demined, 1.5 million square metre area of land to local authorities in Lainya County, Central Equatoria State.
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