EU Nations Taking In Migrants Stranded on Rescue Ship

Malta has agreed to allow a charity ship carrying 356 migrants, including more than 100 minors, mainly from Sudan, to dock.

Malta gave the Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking permission to dock after six European Union countries reached an agreement to take …

UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan: Localization of conflict and unaddressed community grievances serve as barriers to sustainable peace

JUBA Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan began their seventh field mission to South Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Kenya earlier this week. The mission, currently underway, is taking place from 19 to 26 August 2019.…

New push for peace in Gogrial, Tonj, Wau as area governors embark on grassroots implementation activities

Governors of Gogrial, Tonj and Wau are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to bring peace among their people, following a long-standing inter-communal conflict spurred by cattle raiding and other forms of violence that have mostly involved youth groups …

IOM South Sudan Monthly Update – July 2019

SITUATION OVERVIEW

In July, IOM continue to coordinate multi-sectoral emergency response to support the new arrivals from Jur River County in Western Bahr el Ghazal. Services provided include provision of psychological first aid, counseling and referral, head counts, and provision …

New Standoff Expected With Italy Over Vessel With Hundreds of Migrants

In what risks becoming the latest migrant standoff with Italy, the Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking, carrying 356 migrants, including more than 100 minors, mainly from Sudan, has been stranded at sea awaiting port access for nearly two weeks.

After 13 days …

New Standoff Expected With Italy Over Vessel With Hundreds of Migrants

In what risks becoming the latest migrant standoff with Italy, the Norwegian-flagged Ocean Viking, carrying 356 migrants, including more than 100 minors, mainly from Sudan, has been stranded at sea awaiting port access for nearly two weeks.

After 13 days …

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations.

Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known …