Category: UN

UN report: progress of R-ARCSS, human rights abuses committed in South Sudan

Ms. Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

Full text: statement of Ms. Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, at the 42nd Human Rights Council session. Mr. President, Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen: September 16th, 2019 (Nyamilepedia) — I chair the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, mandated by this Council to monitor and report…

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More than 6.35 million people are on the verge of acute food insecurity – UN agencies.

  Sept 12, 2019 (Nyamilepedia)- According to a new study released by UN agencies, an estimated 6.35 million people, representing 54% of the country’s population, are classified in crisis (IPC Phase III) or severe food insecurity, including an estimated 1.7 million people who are facing an emergency (IPC) Phase 4). The analysis indicated that after…

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UN Panel Of Experts Meets with UN’s Head on Sexual Violence in Conflict.

The United Nations General Assembly building. Panorama of the UNGA..

Sept 12, 2019 (Nyamilepedia) — The Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Meets with Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict. During its informal consultations on 21 August 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan was briefed by Ms. Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual…

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