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High-level UN and IGAD Mission For Peace Due In Juba

"The aim of the visit is to provide support to the peace process in South Sudan, further to the 3 May 2019 agreement facilitated by IGAD that extended the pre-transitional period by six months."



10 May 2019
 
High-level UN/AU/IGAD mission visits South Sudan to promote peace process 
A joint UN/AU/IGAD mission led by United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union Commission, Smail Chergui, and Special Envoy to South Sudan of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr. Ismail Wais, arrive in Juba today for a two-day visit.
 
The aim of the visit is to provide support to the peace process in South Sudan, further to the 3 May 2019 agreement facilitated by IGAD that extended the pre-transitional period by six months.
 
The delegation is expected to meet with President Salva Kiir, senior government officials and representatives of the joint institutions established under the peace agreement, as well as women’s representatives and the international community.
 
USG Lacroix will also visit Bor to see, first-hand, the implementation of the peace agreement.
 
Media are invited to attend a press conference hosted by the UN/AU/IGAD delegation as below:
Date:            Saturday 11 May 2019
Venue:         Juba Conference Room - Tomping
Time:           1600-1630
Journalists are kindly asked to come to the press conference with a valid press card/ID no later than 1545.
The press conference will be carried live on Radio Miraya and can be accessed on the TuneIn app as well as directly from the UNMISS website: https://unmiss.unmissions.org/audio

 

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10/05/2019, 12:14 PM
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