UNAMID
International Organization based in Sudan

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12 Dec 2017 description

On 5 December 2017, hundreds of students, teachers, community leaders as well as government officials, UNDP representatives and UNAMID staff jointly commemorated the International Volunteer Day and World Soil Day.

The event, collaboratively organized by UNAMID and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was held at Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons in El Fasher, North Darfur.

04 Dec 2017 description

By Emeka Nwadike

In support of the disabled community, specially the victims of explosive remnants of war (ERW) accidents, UNAMID’s Ordnance Disposal Office (ODO) constructed and equipped five vocational centers across all Darfur states.

The project, which began in October 2015, is aimed at developing the capacities of persons with disabilities and providing them with income-generating activities.

29 Nov 2017 description

El Fasher, 28 November 2017 - On 26 November 2017, UNAMID received information that one of its civilian staff has been arrested and charged with sexual offences involving a minor.

29 Nov 2017 description

On 23 November 2017, UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR), Jeremiah Mamabolo, visited Nyala, South Darfur, where he met the Wali of South Darfur, Adam El Faki. Following their meeting, JSR Mamabolo and Wali El Faki jointly announced their agreement to form a tripartite weapons collection committee for South Darfur state. To be comprised of representatives from the Government of Sudan, UNAMID and internally displaced persons’ leaders, the initiative hopes to ensure a peaceful arms collection across the state

21 Nov 2017 description

GENEVA (21 November 2017) – A report by the UN Human Rights Office and the African Union-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has called on the Sudanese Government to pursue effective, transparent and durable policies to enable the 2.6 million people internally displaced by the long-running conflict in Darfur to return home voluntarily or to reintegrate into host communities.