UNITAMS chief calls for financial support to implement peace in Sudan

Volker Perthes, Head of UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) called for international financial support to implement the peace agreement and provide security to civilians.Perthes briefed the Security Council on Tuesday on the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement and the ongoing democratic reforms carried by the transitional government.He told the 15-member body that despite some progress since his last briefing in May, the country continues to be…

Violence still hits underrepresented women even after Sudan’s revolution

Sudanese women are considerably affected by violence in the Darfur region and still underrepresented in the transitional government institutions, a Sudanese activist told the UN Security Council on Tuesday.Hala al-Karib, Regional Director of the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, briefed the Council on the situation of women in Sudan after the ouster of the former repressive regime in April 2019.Al-Karbi who is actively involved in the…

Machar not interested in peace implementation: ex-minister

A veteran South Sudanese politician has accused First Vice President, Riek Machar of lacking interest in the implementation of the revitalised peace agreement after last year’s formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU).Peter Adwok Nyaba, a former Higher Education minister, wondered who would still be interested in the full implementation of the peace agreement after Machar joined the coalition government.“Who could have been more interested in the R-ARCSS…

PM witnesses signing ceremony of fund cooperation protocol on supporting disabled

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli took part on Wednesday 15/9/2021 in a signing ceremony of a charity investment fund cooperation protocol between the Ministry of Awqaf (Religious Endowment) and the Ministry of Social Solidarity to support the disabled.Awqaf Minister Mohamed Gomaa signed the agreement for his ministry and Minister of Social Solidarity el-Nivine Kabbaj signed for her ministry.Gomaa said the protocol comes in implementation of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives…

Sisi receives credentials of 24 ambassadors

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Wednesday 15/9/2021 the credentials of 24 new ambassadors ahead of the start of their diplomatic missions in Cairo.Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said the president wished the ambassadors success in their new job, expressing keenness on promoting relations with their countries in all fields.Source: State Information Service Egypt

Slow peace implementation creating conflicts: UN chief

The slow pace of implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS], including measures related to the transitional security arrangements, is an obstacle to consolidating peace, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday.His statement is contained in a report on South Sudan presented to the UN Security Council.Guterres, specifically cited the lack of overall progress in achieving agreed benchmarks, saying it has contributed…

Kiir not against implementation of peace agreement: minister

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir is not the problem with the implementation of the 2018 revitalized peace agreement, a government official said.Speaking to Sudan Tribune on Wednesday, Presidential Affairs minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin blamed the slow implementation of the peace deal on the economic situation and "reluctance" by key members of international community to support the implementation of key provisions of the peace accord.“Let me tell you that the president…

UNDP, planning ministry launch Egypt Human Development Report 2021

The UN Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development on Tuesday 14/9/2021 launched Egypt Human Development Report 2021, entitled "Development, a Right for All: Egypt’s Pathways and Prospects" with the honor and under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.The report monitors progress made over the decade 2011-2020 on several dimensions of sustainable development. It uses the "Declaration on the Right to Development", adopted by…
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