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Providing Shelter From the Storm

Sean Penn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Sean Penn

Today, the country is at a tipping point. The most recent events in Bor and Bentiu are alarming. They bear all the troubling signs of a country drifting into a dangerous polarization of the conflict along ethnic lines which is about to spin out of control.

The UN in South Sudan: impartial, unwavering and committed

Hilde Johnson | Posted 05.07.2014 | World
Hilde Johnson

As the fighting broke out in Juba on the fateful night of 15 December, thousands of civilians flocked to the gates of the United Nations Mission in So...

South Sudan on Fire

A View from the United Nations | Posted 03.31.2014 | World
A View from the United Nations

So far, thousands have been killed during fighting and in inter-ethnic attacks on Nuer and Dinka civilians. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and are looking for a safe haven.

South Sudan: Still a New Young Nation

Hilde Johnson | Posted 09.06.2013 | World
Hilde Johnson

South Sudan's initiation into the ranks of sovereign nation-states has at times been a baptism by fire. But the people of South Sudan will put aside setbacks on July 9 and celebrate the second anniversary of their hard-won independence.

UN Peacekeepers Day: Resilience in the Face of Adversity

Hilde Johnson | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Hilde Johnson

The people of South Sudan have taught us a powerful lesson: never surrender to pessimism. Their resilience, which brought them an independent country, has also helped South Sudan overcome the daunting challenges of going through eighteen long months virtually without government revenues.