The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Deputy Chairperson, Amb. Lt. General Augostino Njoroge has called on the business community in South Sudan to take on their critical role of being key drivers in the growth of the economy and in the quest for peace in the country.

The Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) H.E. Festus Mogae has on Saturday asked the IGAD regional states to maintain a unified approach, demonstrate One Voice, challenge those who peddle self-interest” towards the implementation of the South Sudan pact.

The Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission H.E. Festus Mogae has on Saturday held a consultative meeting and briefed  leaders from IGAD, United Nation and African Union leaders in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

The National Constitutional Amendment Committee (NCAC) has on Thursday handed over five security Bills to the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs.

There must be clear consequences against “those who willfully violate, spoil or derail the Peace Agreement in South Sudan” the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) has said.

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) has on Wednesday briefed members of the United Nation Panel of Experts on South Sudan.

Following an inclusive and participatory process involving Government, civil society, experts and security sector stakeholders, the National Constitutional Amendment Committee (NCAC) will now present the five amendment Bills to the security laws to the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs on Thursday 25th January 2018.

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission Chairperson H.E. Festus Mogae will on Wednesday address the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

The address to be delivered via video tele-conference live from the South Sudan Capital, Juba, is expected to focus on enforcement of the IGAD-led Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities (ACoH) signed on December last year.

 

All parties must respect and comply with the terms of the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities (ACoH), Protection of Civilians and Humanitarian Access, as signed in December last year, the Joint Monitoring & Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Chairperson, H.E. Festus Mogae has said.

The Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), H.E. Festus Mogae has on Monday held discussions with envoys in South Sudan. 

H.E. Mogae briefed the envoys from IGAD, African Union, Troika (the UK, US and Norway), UNMISS and the European Union (EU) on the IGAD-led recently signed Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities (ACoH) in South Sudan. 

The Chairperson called for respect for the Agreement by all parties to the ACRSS. 

JMEC Chairperson H.E. Festus Mogae (second right) with Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Mr. David Shearer (left) during the meeting.

The Chairperson had also earlier met the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Mr. David Shearer.

The two discussed the ACoH, the ARCSS and the High Level Revitalization Forum-Phase Two, scheduled for next month, in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa.

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation (JMEC) and the IGAD special envoy to South Sudan have on Thursday held a consultative meeting on the latest happening as pertains to the Peace Agreement and High-Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF).