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UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Press Conference

By United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, concludes his five day visit to South Sudan on Friday 11 November.

The goal of Mr. Dieng’s visit to South Sudan was to better understand the landscape of ethnically-fuelled violence and provide assistance as requested. The Special Advisor met with government representatives, UNMISS senior leadership, civil society groups and community members in the Protection of Civilians sites.

The United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide is mandated to strengthen the role of the UN in preventing genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

Prior to his departure from Juba, UNMISS cordially invites you to attend the Special Advisor’s press conference as per below:

Date: Friday, 11 November 2016

Venue: Juba Conference room - Tomping

Time: 14:00

PLEASE NOTE: Journalists are invited to present themselves at the gates with a valid press card/ ID not later than 13:30.

For registration and further information regarding the event please contact:

Mahmoud Garga - [email protected]

Tel: +211912170210

Chaplain Nemaya - [email protected]

Tel: +211955604979