UN News stories

3 stories found over the past 45 days
Sudan: for first time in four years, UN relief agencies visit areas in Central Darfur

19 November 2015 – Insufficient food, shelter, health services are among the top challenges displaced people are facing in Central Darfur , the United Nations relief wing has warned in a latest humanitarian update on the situation in Sudan.

Amid ‘unpredictable’ situation in Darfur, senior UN peacekeeping official urges political settlement

28 October 2015 – Warning of an “unpredictable” political and security situation in Darfur, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council today that a comprehensive resolution of the Darfur conflict, which would allow for the return of over 2.6 million displaced persons, required first and foremost a political settlement between the Government and the armed movements.

African Union-UN mission in Darfur welcomes rebel group order to ban recruitment of child soldiers

12 October 2015 – The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) today welcomed as a “significant step” an order by the rebel Justice and Equality Movement known as JEM that prohibits the recruitment and use of children in its ranks.