Speeches & Statements

01 May 2014
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari, on influx of refugees from South Sudan in the Abyei area

Khartoum, 30 April 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, expressed concern over an increasing number of people from South Sudan seeking refuge in the Abyei area. Over the past few days, at least 3,000 people have arrived in a number of locations in Abyei after fleeing violence in Unity State, South Sudan. These newly arrived people from South Sudan join an estimated 3,000 people who sought shelter in the area earlier...

27 Mar 2014
Sudan: Joint statement attributable to the UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative, Mr. Joseph Mutaboba, and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari [EN/AR]

Joint statement attributable to the UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative, Mr. Joseph Mutaboba, and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari on increasing violence affecting civilians in Darfur and the growing constraints on the international community’s ability to help those affected

Khartoum, 27 March 2014. We express deep concern at the increasing violence in Darfur. In the last month, a wave of...

22 Mar 2014
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari, on increasing violence and displacement in Darfur [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 23 March 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed his deep concern at increasing violence in Darfur, as tens of thousands of people continue to be displaced from their homes. Since the beginning of 2014, over 200,000 people in Darfur have been displaced. Mr. Al-Za’tari feels extremely saddened by the continuous loss of human life, mostly civilians not associated with the conflict.

“Civilians...

05 Mar 2014
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i. , Mr Adnan Khan, on significant new displacement in South Darfur [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 5 March 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i., Mr Adnan Khan, has expressed his deep concern at reports of thousands of people having to flee their homes due to fresh fighting between armed movements and the Sudanese Armed Forces and its allied paramilitary groups in the Um Gunya area of South Darfur.

“The latest fighting in the Um Gunya area has displaced over 15,000 people from their homes, possibly many more...

27 Feb 2014
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i. , Mr Adnan Khan, on direct talks between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 27 February 2014. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Sudan a.i., Mr. Adnan Khan, has welcomed the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel’s (AUHIP) invitation to the Sudanese Government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) to re-engage in direct talks on 28 February in Addis Ababa. Mr. Khan urges the Government and the SPLM-N to take immediate steps to ensure that humanitarian needs can be addressed...