The release of $30 million for the Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) programme in southern Sudan was announced earlier today in Juba at the launch of the DDR programme in the region.
The lives of some 120 people affected by leprosy and other disease living in Mayo area in the outskirts of Khartoum are improved by the construction of 10 pit latrines that aim to provide much needed health and hygiene access.
The UN Mission in Sudan is disappointed that some Sudanese daily newspapers on Sunday reported that the Mission intends to evacuate international and national staff members in reaction to a possible decision from the International Criminal Court.
The International Criminal Court has today issued a warrant for the arrest of President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, President of the Republic of Sudan, for his alleged responsibility for crimes committed in Darfur.
The Special Representative Secretary General for Sudan, Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, today welcomed the withdrawal of the final remaining SAF and SPLA forces from the Abyei Roadmap Area. With this move, the parties have left the local Joint Integrated Units as the only military force in Abyei.