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UN experts visit South Sudan to discuss conflict-related sexual violence

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Translated and edited by: Committee for Justice
Geneva: August 2, 2022

The experts of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in South Sudan will begin their tenth visit to the country from 2 to 5 August
The experts are expected to meet with government officials, representatives of civil society, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the United Nations system, as well as members of the diplomatic community to follow up on the findings and recommendations of the Commission’s latest report “Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in South Sudan.”

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan is an independent body mandated by the United Nations Human Rights Council, and was first established in March 2016, and its mandate has since been renewed every year.

The Commission is comprised of Yasmin Sooka (Chairperson), Andrew Clapham and Barney Afako.
The commission’s latest report was published as a conference room paper at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 21, 2022.

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