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Support to Recovery and Resilience in Gbudue State on Display During Joint High-Level Mission

UNDP Directors were joined by Kingdom of the Netherlands Director-General for International Cooperation, and high-level delegations from the Embassy of Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden.  


Emergency Call Center in Wau Launched by State Government, SSNPS, Japan and UNDP

The new Emergency Call Center (ECC) in Wau is an extension of the ECC in Juba, which will now function as a national technical hub.  


Netherlands and UNDP Sign New Agreement to Support Youth Employment and Empowerment in South Sudan

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNDP signed an agreement to launch a new wave of support for youth employment and empowerment across South Sudan through 2022.  


Ministry of Higher Education, Japan, and UNDP Complete Fact-Finding Missions to Assess Support Needed to Re-Open Upper Nile University Campuses

More than 89% of the University’s student population is collocated in a temporary space in Juba, with a deadline to vacate by the end of January 2019.  


200 Women and Girls in Bor PoC Complete Six Month Training Programme in Livelihood Skills

A total of 221 women dedicated their time to learning vocational skills in tailoring, basic computer applications, bed sheet design, bakery, masonry and carpentry.  


New Fish Storage Facility Launched in Greater Jonglei to Foster Community Interdependence and Sustainable Peace

A new facility to improve fish processing and storage was commissioned today in Bor along a critical supply chain benefiting both Fangak Nuer and Jonglei Dinka communities.  


Applying Entrepreneurial Lessons for Success

James is a recent graduate of the Entrepreneurship Training Workshop held from 21-26 May in Aweil, hosted by UNDP and facilitated by master trainers from EMPRETEC Mauritius.  


Creating Business Opportunities and Independence

Achol views the skills gained during UNDP’s recent Entrepreneurship Training Workshop as a pathway to achieve her dreams of providing her girls with an education and more flexible life options.  


From Scholar, to Entrepreneur, to Aspiring Employer

At 18 years old, Bolis Joseph Agany was the youngest participant of the Entrepreneurship Training Workshop held in Aweil.  


Businesswoman Eyes Success in Aweil and Beyond

Elizabeth Ajok is only 28 but has dreams of becoming a highly regarded businesswoman, known not only in South Sudan, but internationally.  

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