Latest Democratic Governance & Stabilisation Publications

  • Study on the Harmonisation of Customary Laws and the National Legal System in South SudanAug 15, 2016Study on the Harmonisation of Customary Laws and the National Legal System in South SudanThis report relies on the ascertainment study of customary laws in South Sudan to produce an analysis of the harmonisation of the various customary laws across South Sudan, as well as emerging alignment of customary laws with the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan (TCSS), international human rights law, and, as applicable, recent South Sudan legislation, such as the Land Act and Local Government Act that have clarified aspects of customary jurisdiction.

  • Search for A New Beginning: Discussion PaperMar 19, 2016Search for A New Beginning: Discussion PaperUNDP South Sudan in collaboration with the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS), conducted a perception survey to measure the views of South Sudanese on issues of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing.

  • Perception Survey on Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South SudanFeb 4, 2016Perception Survey on Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South SudanThe South Sudan Law Society, in partnership with UNDP, conducted a survey to gauge the perceptions of the South Sudanese about transitional justice issues.

  • An analysis of Government Budgets in South Sudan from a human development perspectiveAug 28, 2014An analysis of Government Budgets in South Sudan from a human development perspectiveGovernment budgets are a principal channel of allocating financial resources and managing government expenditures to usher in economic growth and implement the development plans in the country.

  • South Sudan Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Programme 2014Aug 1, 2014South Sudan Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Programme 2014The overall goal of the two year project is to enhance the national capacities for early recovery, peace building and reconciliation. The project is based on three pillars.

  • Access to Justice Perception Survey - Executive Summary May 26, 2014Access to Justice Perception Survey - Executive SummaryThe survey sought to gather statistically reliable quantitative information directly from the people of South Sudan on their knowledge, understanding, demand, perceptions and use of justice system services.

  • Conflict Transformation Strategy East Equatoria 2012-2015Nov 1, 2012Conflict Transformation Strategy East Equatoria 2012-2015The Conflict Transformation Strategy (CTS) July 2012–June 2015 is an essential planning tool guiding the state approach to conflict mitigation and transformation.

  • Reports on Ascertainment of Customary Laws in South SudanReports on Ascertainment of Customary Laws in South SudanThe documentation of customary law will contribute to the strengthening of the principle of the rule of law in South Sudan, assist the courts in their application of customary law, and contribute towards the efforts by the communities themselves to continue in their commitment to serve as custodians of customary law.

Our Work in Democratic Governance and Stabilisation

The Democratic Governance programme supports South Sudan as it builds democratic institutions and establishes sustainable, accountable and transparent governance and rule of law systems. UNDP has committed significant human, technical and financial resources to improving the performance of government institutions and processes. Statebuilding is at the heart of UNDP’s commitment to South Sudan.

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Human Development Report
Human Development Report 2015

The 2015 report argues for a broader notion of work, one that goes beyond the jobs framework, to confront both persistent challenges such as human deprivations, inequalities, unsustainability, and gender imbalances in paid and unpaid work and emerging ones – erosion of jobs, skills gaps, climate change and others.

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UNDP in Focus
Time for Global Action

UNDP in Focus 2014-2015 highlights our key actions over the past year and their impact on the lives of beneficiaries around the world. The report also outlines the ongoing restructuring process that will ensure UNDP is fit for purpose in the new post-2015 landscape.

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