Speeches & Statements

25 Apr 2013
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, welcoming the beginning of direct talks between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement - North (EN/AR)

Khartoum, 25 April 2013. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za'tari, echoes the UN Secretary General in welcoming the beginning of direct talks between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) under the auspices of the AUHIP in Addis Ababa. The discussions focused on humanitarian, political and security issues. "We are encouraged by the commitment expressed by both parties to address...

17 Apr 2013
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari on direct talks between the Government of Sudan and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement - North [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 17 April 2013. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, welcomes the invitation of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel on Sudan (AUHIP) to the Sudanese Government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) to engage in direct talks in Addis Ababa and hopes that the talks will commence as soon as possible. Mr. Al-Za’tari appeals to the Government of Sudan and the SPLM-N to put the...

15 Apr 2013
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari on the situation of civilians caught up in fighting in Yassin locality in Eastern Darfur [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 16 April 2013, The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed serious concern about the safety and well-being of civilians caught up in fighting between Government forces and the Sudan Liberation Army Mini Minawi faction (SLA/MM) in the Muhajeria and Labado areas of Eastern Darfur state.

According to the Government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission an estimated 36,000 civilians have gathered around...

25 Mar 2013
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 27 March 2013. The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, is extremely concerned by the continued abduction of Sudanese civilians travelling from Zalingei in Central Darfur to Nyala, South Darfur, to attend a conference on internal displacement. Whoever abducted them has committed an unforgivable crime. Mr. Al-Za’tari urges the immediate release of those civilians and hopes that the combined efforts of the Government of...

13 Mar 2013
Sudan: Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari [EN/AR]

Khartoum, 13 March 2013. The humanitarian community in Sudan continues to respond to huge needs, both in terms of funding required and the number of people requiring assistance.

Developed in close consultation with the Government of Sudan, the Sudan Humanitarian Work Plan for 2013 is a tool used to map where humanitarian projects can best respond to people’s needs in...