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  • Refugee representatives set to meet South Sudan peace talk parties

    news UNHCR, 04 Sep 2018 (21 days ago )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is (today) bringing South Sudan refugee representatives face-to-face with the parties involved in key peace negotiations in Khartoum. This dialogue will help ensure that refugee voices continue to play a pivotal role in the revitalized peace effort to end the country...
  • UNMISS-initiated inter-ethnic peace festival in Pibor: Dancing rivalries away

    news Reliefweb, 28 Aug 2018 (28 days ago )
    Ethnic communities living in the Boma area were recently mobilized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to perform joint cultural dances in a bid to promote peace and dialogue. Tangible success was there for all to see, according to John Kaka, a young man who participated in the festiviti...
  • ‘Right now, despite the danger, South Sudan is where I belong’

    news UNHCR, 17 August 2018, 17 Aug 2018 (1 month ago )
    Most of UNHCR’s staff are based in the field. Meet Eujin Byun, a communications officer in South Sudan, one of the world’s least safe countries for humanitarians.
  • In Uganda’s Refugee Camps, South Sudanese Children Seek the Families They’ve Lost

    news New York Times, 09 Aug 2018 (1 month ago )
    On a pale dirt road in the Palorinya refugee camp in northern Uganda, Raida Ijo clung to her 16-year-old son, Charles Abu. They sobbed quietly into each other’s shoulder. They had been separated for 19 months, since the day that fighting broke out between rebels and government troops in their villag...
  • Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on South Sudan

    news UN Secretary General, 06 Aug 2018 (1 month ago )
    The Secretary-General welcomes the signing of the Agreement of Outstanding issues on Governance and Responsibility Sharing by the South Sudanese parties in Khartoum, Sudan, on 5 August, as an important step in the revitalization of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCS...
  • South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal

    news BBC, 5 August 2018, 05 Aug 2018 (1 month ago )
    South Sudan's government has reached a power-sharing agreement with the country's main rebel group. This agreement will not collapse and I am sure that it will not collapse because the people of South Sudan have now agreed that they must make peace among themselves," he [ Sudanese Foreign Minister A...
  • Arnauld Akodjenou (ONU): «Plus de 63% des réfugiés sud-soudanais sont des enfants»

    news RFI, 4 August 2018, 04 Aug 2018 (1 month ago )
    Le Soudan du Sud se dirige peut-être vers un nouvel accord de paix. En attendant, la situation humanitaire est catastrophique : deux millions et demi de réfugiés, près de deux millions de déplacés, pour 12 millions d'habitants. Arnauld Akodjenou, conseiller spécial du HCR sur la situation au Soudan ...
  • Refugee athletes shine at world championships in Finland

    news The Star, 26 July 2018, 26 Jul 2018 (1 month ago )
    Among thousands of young athletes and participants from all over the world, Lydia, 17, and Dominic, 18, were not representing a country at the IAAF World-U20 Championships in Finland; they ran under the flag of the Athlete Refugee Team, bringing attention to their talent, but also to the global refu...
  • Major and Unmet Humanitarian Needs” Among South Sudanese in Sudan, says International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) Secretary General

    news APO Group, July 2018, 20 Jul 2018 (2 months ago )
    Tens of thousands of people displaced by the conflict in South Sudan are in “desperate” need of humanitarian assistance and care, says the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy.
  • South Sudan and Burundi refugees unlock the potential of vegetable farming in arid Turkana County

    news Daily Nation, 17 July 2018, 19 Jul 2018 (2 months ago )
    Turkana county government and agencies have begun transferring extreme water efficient agriculture techniques to residents and refugee. “We have been given water efficient farming techniques such as sunken beds, wick gardens, sack gardening, and we even grow vegetables in jericans,” said Elizabeth Q...