The Under-Secretary-General (USG) in charge of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Hervé Ladsous, will be visiting South Sudan from tomorrow, Friday 10 June until Monday 13 June 2016.
USG Ladsous will be in South Sudan to assess the situation following the formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity and to demonstrate the continued commitment of the United Nations and United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to support South Sudan.
Hervé Ladsous will also be travelling to Bentiu and Malakal to visit the protection of civilians sites and interact with peacekeepers.
The visit will be concluded by a press stakeout which will take place in the UNMISS Conference Room in Tomping base. Journalists willing to attend are requested to be present at 12:30 Monday 13 June.