Are there any US citizens in South Sudan?
South Sudan’s security services commit arbitrary arrests and often detain foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens. Extortion is common. Security forces often operate outside civilian control and do not always follow laws governing due process and treatment of detainees. U.S. citizens may have little recourse to justice should they be detained.
Is it illegal to report from South Sudan?
Reporting in South Sudan without the proper documentation from the South Sudanese Media Authority is considered illegal, and any journalistic work there is very dangerous. Journalists regularly report being harassed in South Sudan, and many have been killed while covering the conflict.
Where to get a visa for South Sudan?
Visit the Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan website for current visa information. If you are staying longer than three days, register with the Department of Immigration and Aliens Control at the Ministry of Interior in Juba.
When does the Security Council extend South Sudan mandate?
Also by the terms of today’s resolution, the Council decides to extend until 1 July 2019 the mandate of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan, as set out in paragraph 18 of resolution 2206 (2015), and expresses its intention to review the mandate and act regarding its further extension no later than 31 May 2019.
How is UNDP helping people in South Sudan?
On the ground in about 170 countries and territories, UNDP works to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. We help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress. For over 30 years, UNDP has been supporting the South Sudanese in their fight against poverty.
Who are the heads of State in South Sudan?
This article lists the heads of state of South Sudan since the establishment of the Southern Sudan Autonomous Region within Sudan in 1972.
When did South Sudan become an independent country?
The region of Southern Sudan (currently the independent republic of South Sudan) became autonomous for the first time, within Sudan, in 1972, through the Addis Ababa Agreement, and its local government had five presidents until 1983, when the Sudanese central government revoked the autonomy.
Is there a call center in South Sudan?
Anyone in South Sudan can call 6666 to reach the call center with a health emergency. Read more We work with local communities in South Sudan to improve social cohesion and foster reconciliation.