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

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Security Council extends mandate of UN Interim Force for Abyei until mid-May (14.11.2019)

The Security Council today decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 May 2020, specifying “measurable progress” in border issues needed from Sudan and South Sudan before that date.

‘Unique opportunity’ to resolve border dispute between Sudan, South Sudan (24.10.2019)

Sudan and neighbouring South Sudan “have never been closer” to reaching a sustainable peace with each other, and their own internal armed opposition groups, the head of UN peacekeeping told the Security Council on Thursday. The meeting was focused on the disputed, arid, oil-rich border territory of...

Contested Abyei area appeals to UN for better security to deter attacks (18.07.2019)

The contested Abyei administrative area at the Sudan-South Sudan border has appealed to the United Nation Interim Security Forces for Abyei (UNISFA) to scale up security measures to protect residents from attacks.

UN peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Abyei (17.07.2019)

Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said on Wednesday.

Lacroix proposes modest shift in mission’s role (30.04.2019)

The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political resolution of the dispute between the...

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