South Sudan

South Sudan's armed groups commit to end violations against children

0 Visits: 243 | Tuesday February 26, 2019 - 09:40:37
Beatrice Mategwa An unusual gathering in Juba, and an unusual dose of honesty.

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Press Release: African Defenders launches the Ubuntu Hub Cities initiative in South Africa

0 Visits: 267 | Friday February 08, 2019 - 21:19:49
On 6 February 2019, AfricanDefenders (the Pan-African Human Rights Defenders Network) launched the Ubuntu Hub Cities in Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town – an Africa based relocation programme for human rights defenders (HRDs). "In designing the concept of Ubuntu Hub Cities, we wanted to challenge…

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South Sudan enters into an Agreement with the African Energy Chamber to provide Technical Assistance to its Petroleum Sector

0 Visits: 258 | Wednesday January 30, 2019 - 18:05:34
JUBA, South Sudan, January 30, 2019/ -- The Chamber will mobilize capacity building initiatives; it will work on reforms to boost an enabling environment for oil investors; it will invest in energy access initiatives.


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Press Release: IGAD - EU mediation team meet to share experience on best practices in Mediation

0 Visits: 306 | Sunday January 27, 2019 - 13:49:56
24-01-2019, Kampala, Uganda: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Mediation and Support Unit (MSU) and the European Union Mediation Support Unit (EUMST) kick started a two-day Peer-to-Peer Experience Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge workshop this morning at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala

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CPJ: South Sudanese media regulator bars newspaper from covering Sudan crisis

0 Visits: 246 | Friday January 18, 2019 - 20:47:14
Nairobi, January 18, 2019--South Sudan's state media regulator should immediately lift an order barring a privately-owned newspaper from covering protests in neighboring Sudan and issue a statement guaranteeing the media's right to press freedom and editorial independence, the Committee to Protect…

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South Sudan girls forced into war face gender double standards in peace

0 Visits: 286 | Wednesday January 09, 2019 - 18:55:39
Women and girls bear an additional burden in any war, as the threat of sexual violence or abuse combines with the standard risks of conflict.

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Stop violence against women: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

0 Visits: 325 | Sunday December 23, 2018 - 13:13:21
Brussels, 23 November 2018 "Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we reaffirm our commitment to ending violence against women and girls.

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UN investigates systematic sexual violence across South Sudan

0 Visits: 278 | Friday December 21, 2018 - 23:32:05
The three-person team investigating rights violations in the world's youngest country, which has been mired in bloody civil conflict since 2013, arrived on the ground shortly after more than 150 women and girls were reportedly sexually assaulted in the northern town of Bentiu. 

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