UNMISS commemorates International Day of Peace in Warrap



UNMISS commemorates International Day of Peace in Warrap

This prison and courthouse will give a much needed boost to the rule of law here and ensure that justice is served swiftly and expeditiously.

JUBA, South Sudan, September 24, 2021 / APO Group / –

The International Day of Peace was an opportunity for communities in conflict-ravaged Tonj North County in Warrap, South Sudan, to come together in a commemoration jointly hosted by state authorities and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

This important day was marked by the handing over of a newly constructed prison and courthouse in the town of Warrap.

Speaking at the event, Anastasie Nyirigira, head of the UNMISS field office in the state, stressed the importance of the new facilities. “This prison and courthouse will provide a much needed boost to the rule of law here and ensure that justice is delivered swiftly and expeditiously, while suspects are treated with respect for their human rights. There can be no peace without justice, ”she said.

“Most importantly, it is a symbol of the joint commitment of the government and UNMISS to ensure that we do everything possible to mitigate the impact of the conflict on the residents,” Ms. Nyirigira added.

The handover ceremony also included a discussion-based element where community members had free and candid conversations about the challenges they face, the immense impact of frequent violence and insecurity as well as their steadfastness. hope that peaceful coexistence and reconciliation will be the only way forward for residents. lead a prosperous life in the future.

Representatives of women, men and youth spoke about their individual efforts to build peace from scratch: providing sanctuary for displaced people, refraining from retaliatory measures against other communities and strengthening efforts to community policing to protect civilians.

“I have never abandoned my home during a conflict and have always hosted anyone seeking refuge here. I always do my best to help them and I encourage other representatives to do the same, ”said Mary Ayii Agim, women’s representative.

For his part, Sultan Ayii Agiim Ayii, a traditional chief, explained how community policing works with local law enforcement and helps create a safe and secure environment for residents.

“In recent clashes, I mobilized 51 men trained in community policing to recover stolen cattle which were then returned to their rightful owners,” he said.

The new infrastructure was built as part of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission’s Quick Impact Projects (QIP) program. These are small-scale projects funded by UNMISS that meet the urgent needs of the public and have an extremely positive impact on people’s lives.

Construction was carried out by local implementing partner MADA Development South Sudan.

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