The European Union Commissioner for Crisis Management Mr. Janez Lenarčič has today arrived in Juba, South Sudan on a - two day working visit. It is the first visit in South Sudan by a member of the EU executive body since 2015. While in South Sudan, Commissioner Lenarčič will visit Pibor and nearby areas to assess the food insecurity and other humanitarian needs and the response funded by the European Commission Humanitarian office (ECHO).
Commissioner Lenarčič is also scheduled to meet the highest authorities in the country. In closing his visit, he will brief selected members of the Juba-based press corps on Thursday.