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UN Interim Security Force in Abyei
Authorization date: 06/11

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Security Council extends UN Interim Security Force for Abyei until November (14.05.2020)

[…] By the terms of resolution 2519 (2020), the Council decided to extend the mandate for activities in the area bordering Sudan and South Sudan, and reiterated its demand for both countries to provide full support for the mission, including by removing any obstacles hindering efforts to protect...

As pandemic encroaches on Abyei, tensions rise over disputed territory (28.04.2020)

Sudan’s efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are delaying the deployment of fresh United Nations police units in Abyei and the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN’s peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Tuesday.

Ngok-Dinka, Misseriya fail to strike deal ending Abyei tribal tensions (12.04.2020)

Traditional leadership of the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya failed to strike a deal on peaceful coexistence but reiterated their commitment to peace and security in Abyei. The United Nations’ Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) facilitated two meetings between the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya...

Sudan, South Sudan to deploy joint military observers in Abyei (16.02.2020)

In a report to the UN Security Council, the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) said it discussed with the two countries a plan to establish checkpoints to search for weapons and ammunition and control the reported movements of armed elements within the Abyei Area.

South Sudan's president blasts UN over Abyei massacre (29.01.2020)

Salva Kiir tells MEE that last week's Kolom massacre was not the first time that UN forces have failed to protect civilians.

Nearly 5,000 IPDs move to Abyei town (28.01.2020)

Nearly five thousand internally displaced people have moved to Abyei town following a brutal attack by Misseriya armed men on a Dinka Ngok village.

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