05 June 2013 – Deeply frustrated and disappointed by the Security Council’s failure to take any action against those responsible for war crimes in Darfur, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) stressed that the plight of the victims has meanwhile “gone from bad to worse.”
04 June 2013 – The United Nations and the African Union today announced the appointment of Tanzanian Lieutenant General Paul Ignace Mella as Force Commander of their joint peacekeeping force in the Sudanese region of Darfur.
28 May 2013 – While the Security Council determines the mandate and size of new United Nations peacekeeping missions, getting these operations up and running is a joint venture that takes many months and involves several actors. And it is no easy task.
28 May 2013 – Prisca Kisongo, a police officer from Tanzania, is just one of many peackeepers serving under the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) who participates in providing security and protection patrols which the Mission carries out throughout Darfur 24 hours a day.
28 May 2013 – Fighting in Darfur, Sudan has killed an estimated 300,000 people and displaced some 2 million others. Mariam Gamous, a Darfur native and civilian peacekeeper with the UN-African Union mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, was there when the troubles began in 2003.
23 May 2013 – Civilians in Sudan are paying the biggest price in the war between the Government and rebels, the United Nations humanitarian chief reiterated today as she wrapped up a visit to the country urging more sustainable support for displaced populations, many of whom have been living in camps for a decade.
22 May 2013 – The United Nations humanitarian chief today stressed the international community must do more to ensure the people of Sudan's Darfur region can better provide for themselves.
17 May 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today appointed Albert Gerard Koenders of the Netherlands as the head of the recently approved United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali.
17 May 2013 – With tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad, the United Nations refugee agency today said it is “in a race against time” to deliver aid before heavy rains cut off access to the group escaping violence linked to tribal conflicts.