The four-day peace conference between the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya in Aweil (22-25 Feb), is addressing critical issues affecting the two communities that hinder peaceful coexistence. Among the issues are curbing of acts of criminality in Abyei Area and resolving of disagreements.
In support of the 23 March appeal of the Secretary General for a global ceasefire, on 12 May the Abyei Women Association from the Ngok Dinka community issued a press statement calling on all armed elements in Abyei to ceasefire as Abyei focuses its efforts on fighting COVID-19.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in collaboration with Women Associations of Abyei and Diffra held activities in the two locations to launch the 16-Days of Activism against gender-based violence campaign on 25 November 2019.
Sudan and neighbouring South Sudan “have never been closer” to reaching a sustainable peace with each other, and their own internal armed opposition groups, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Thursday.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) yesterday in Abyei joined the United Nations family globally to observe the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism and participated observance of the global minute of silence in honour of Victims of terrori
Brig. Gen. Gebremikael Beyene who took over as Chief of the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism (JBVMM) of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) arrived in Abyei on 11 June 2019 to conduct a week-long familiarisation visit.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) through its Gender Advisory Team conducted a training on basic gender and human rights concepts, women’s rights, and women, peace and security as well as the critical role of women’s participation in reconciliation processes and conflic