KHARTOUM, 24 March, 2009: Efforts to meet the bulk of immediate needs of civilians in Darfur affected by the recent NGO expulsions are currently being undertaken through a concerted stop-gap drive by the Government of Sudan (GoS), UN agencies, and the NGOs, Ameerah Haq, the UN Humanitarian Coordi
Khartoum 27 March 2009-Senior officers from the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) visited Jonglei State on March 25 to discuss the inter-ethnic violence in Pibor County and environs between March 5 and 13 that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the displacement of an estimated
The United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) today voiced deep concern about the renewed tribal clashes in Jonglei State, where dozens of people were reportedly killed over the weekend, with many more injured or displaced.
Khartoum, 31 May 2009 - On behalf of the United Nations, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan (SRSG), Ashraf Qazi, extends his condolences to both the bereaved family and to the people of Sudan over the passing away of Mr. Jaafar Nimeiri, the former President of Sudan.
UNMIS Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG), Humanitarian/Resident Coordinator for Sudan, Ameerah Haq condemns the 12 June attack on a World Food Programme barge convoy carrying humanitarian aid near Nyariem village in Upper Nile State.
Following the National Elections Commission release of a revised time-frame for the elections to be held in April 2010, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Sudan, Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, observed that the new timetable provides more time for vo
The Secretary-General's report on the Sudan has been released and is to be presented later today to the United Nations Security Council in New York by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan, Ashraf Qazi.