Democratic Governance

  • Support to Democracy and Participation

    The purpose is to support the strengthening of the oversight and accountability architecture within the government, and enhanced capacity of civil society and the media to exercise their voice and influence in national discourse on development policy and governance processes.

  • Support to Public Administration

    The project will address all levels of capacity: the legal, regulatory, institutional (enabling environment/institutional level); work procedures and operational arrangements (organizational level); skills development (individual level).

Closed Projects

  • Support to Office of the President

    UNDP's Support to the Office of the President project assisted the office of the GoSS President in developing its functional capacity.

  • Support to the Judiciary

    The project was designed to develop existing structures and establish new ones to increase judiciary efficiency and provide a foundation for good governance, constitutional rights observance and sustainable development through knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer.

  • Support to the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development

    The mandate of MoLACD is to provide legal and advisory services to the Government of South Sudan to establish legal administrations in each of the ten states.

  • Support to Police and Prisons

    The project's main objective is to restore a quarter of the network of police stations and central prisons in South Sudan, and focus on institutional capacity building through technical advice, mentoring and on-the-job training.

  • IGAD Regional Capacity Enhancement Initiative

    This initiative will support the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) to place 200 civil servants from IGAD Member States on secondment with GoSS to mentor and coach the South Sudanese civil servants.

  • Support to Legal Education and Research

    The project will support the University of Juba College of Law (UJCL) to achieve its mission of laying a strong foundation for a united, peaceful and prosperous society. This is based on knowledge, justice, equality, respect for human rights and the rule of law, premised on access to legal education and knowledge. It is aimed at physical infrastructure development and building institutional capacity at the University of Juba.

  • Support to Decentralisation

    The Programme includes UNDP supporting the Government of South Sudan’s efforts to strengthen decentralized governance in Republic of South Sudan (RSS), as envisioned in the Transitional Constitution, Local Government Act (LGA) and the South Sudan Development Plan (SSDP -2011-2013).

  • Support to Development Planning and Public Financial Management

    This project is to support all three levels of government (national, state and county) to implement a poverty-sensitive development agenda by building its capacity for evidence-based planning, budgeting, programme execution, resource mobilization and allocation, and ensure sound accounting of internal and external resources.

  • Support to Accountability

    The expected outcome is a decrease of incidence of impunity for corrupt actions and an increased accountability for, and transparency in the use of public resources.

Our Work in Democratic Governance

The Democratic Governance and Stabilisation 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. State-building is at the heart of UNDP’s commitment to South Sudan.

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