In Light of Unpredictable Security Situation in South Sudan, the Security Council Wisely Opts for Limited Changes to UNMISS’s Mandate

On March 12, 2020, the mandate of the UN peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was renewed for one year. The new mandate—outlining what tasks the UN Security Council expects the Mission to perform over the coming year—is a cautious and compromise-filled document, which is what allowed the Council to achieve consensus on the mandate…