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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.  


South Sudan Humanitarian Fund

This project has been established in line with UNDP’s role as Managing Agent of the South Sudan Humanitarian Fund/Country Based Pooled Fund as detailed in the SSHF/CBPF’s Terms of Reference.  


Community-led Cross Border Security Agreement Reached Between Rezeigat and Dinka Malual in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

Local leaders from Sudan and South Sudan signed an agreement during a pre-migration peace conference to regulate the pastoralist migration between the two borderland communities.  

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