Khartoum – Sudan and UN held a meeting here yesterday, where they discussed preparations for the withdrawal of UNAMID from Darfur and the completion of stability there.
The meeting discussed the efforts to support the stability in Darfur, the transition from humanitarian work to reconstruction and development, the matrix of the requirements of the current phase and the challenges of commitment, and the arrangements for the third phase of the UNAMID exit strategy.
Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Elham Ibrahim expressed here hope that the visit and meetings of the UN delegation would reach direct and objective recommendations on the allocation of resources to support peace building and stabilization processes and to make the story of UNAMID a success one.
She reassured the international community in general and the United Nations in particular that the Government of the Sudan had gone a long way at the national level in enforcing the necessary administrative and security arrangements in the areas from which UNAMID had left, stressing the important role of the United Nations in supporting peace and stability.
For her part, Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Department of Political Affairs and Peace-building affirmed her appreciation to the Government of the Sudan and the National Committee for what had been done during the visit and hoped that the task would be completed as expected.