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Deteriorating situation in Darfur could undermine peace process, warns joint UN-African envoy | United Nations News Centre

The head of the joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur has warned that the deteriorating security situation in the region could undermine the peace process and development programmes. In his remarks to a meeting in Qatar on Monday on the implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), Mohamed Ibn Chambas told parties that progress on ...

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Delays in carrying out peace agreement harm Darfur, says UN and other partners | U.N. News Centre

The United Nations and other partners in an international group working to support the peace efforts in Sudan’s Darfur region have condemned recent attacks in the troubled region and cautioned that any serious delays to carrying out the 2011 peace agreement could further destabilize the entire region. The fifth Implementation Follow-up Commission (IFC) wrapped up in Doha, Qatar, on 9 ...

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Qatar conference aims to raise billions for Darfur | Aljazeera

The Qatar conference, starting on Sunday, aims to raise billions of dollars to rebuild the region, devastated by 10-year of conflict – but money alone is not enough to restore peace and stability. The Liberation and Justice Movement is an umbrella organisation of minor rebel factions whose members signed a peace agreement with the Sudanese government in Doha in 2011. ...

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Renewing Congress’s commitment to peace in Darfur and Sudan | The Hill’s Congress Blog

The U.S. Congress should carry through on the concern and commitment to Darfur that was initiated in 2003. While change in Sudan must come primarily from within, the U.S. and other international actors must support Sudanese efforts for peaceful democratic transformation. To this end, Congress should ensure that adequate funding is allocated for democracy and governance programming designed to build ...

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UNAMID chief seeks to enlist Juba’s help to promote Darfur peace accord | Sudan Tribune

February 21, 2012 (JUBA) – The head of the African Union–United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Ibrahim Gambari met today with South Sudan President Salva Kiir to discuss with him ways to strengthen of the Darfur peace accord signed less than a year ago in the Arab Gulf state of Qatar. Gambari is specifically seeking help in convincing non-signatory Darfur ...

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Sudan: UN promotes peace and disarmament in Darfur through the arts | UN News Centre

26 July 2011 – In a bid to promote peace, security and reconciliation in Darfur, the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission to the Sudanese region (UNAMID) and other UN entities have used the performing arts to raise awareness of a disarmament and demobilization process. The event, held yesterday in El Srief locality, 45 kilometres north of El Fasher, the capital ...

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