Media Invitation: International Day of UN Peacekeepers

On the occasion of International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan cordially invites you to join the commemoration ceremony.

What: The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed on May 29. It is a tribute to people who serve or have served in UN peacekeeping operations. Peacekeepers, civilian and uniformed personnel, are honoured on this day for their high level of professionalism, dedication and courage.

When: Monday, 29 May 2017 at 9:15am

Where: Parking area next to building 12, UN House, Yei Road, Juba

Listen Live on Radio Miraya 101 FM. Photos for use by the media will be posted at:, @unmissmedia #investinginpeace.

Bus pick-up schedule for journalists

Bus 1: Departing from Custom Dire Petroleum, Customs Market area: 08:30a.m.

Bus 2: Departing from Juba University: 08:30a.m.


Journalists who wish to make their own way to the venue are requested to present themselves at the gates with a valid press card/ ID no later than 09:00a.m.

For registration and further information regarding the event please contact: Taban Kenyi Tel: +211912171681.

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).