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Darfur / UNAMID Media Brief

By United Nations - African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)
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EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, May 21, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- UNAMID Media Brief / 21 May 2012

UNAMID Chief visits local officials and Mission staff in West Darfur

El Geneina 21 May 2012 -- During a brief visit to El Geneina, West Darfur, the Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Joint Chief Mediator a.i, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, met with the Deputy Wali Abul-Gasim Baraka, today to discuss a number of issues including the security situation, development projects and basic services such as education, health care, water and sanitation and infrastructure.

Mr. Gambari expressed appreciation with the cooperation between the Mission and state authorities whom he praised for sustaining peace, stability and progress in the region.

He also paid a visit to the University of Zalingei to view a computer laboratory and electricity generator both of which were constructed as part of UNAMID's quick impact projects.

JSR Gambari briefed UNAMID staff during a town hall meeting on the latest developments regarding the Mission as well as dissemination exercise of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).