Sep 29, 2015Civil society discuss the formation of a transitional justice working groupOn 29 September 2015, just over a month after President Salva Kiir signed the peace agreement, over 30 representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs), including the South Sudan Council of Churches, convened in Juba Grand Hotel to discuss the formation of a civil society transitional justice working group.
May 15, 2013Expansion of Basic Services in JongleiHonourable Kuol Manyang Juuk, Governor of Jonglei State officiated the handover to the Government of the Bor High Court, a new laboratory at the Bor state hospital, and 30 tractors with associated equipment and spare parts to help expand food production under the ‘Jonglei Peacebuilding through Food Security programme’ on Wednesday 8 May 2013 with support from UNDP.
Northern Bahr el Ghazal State rule of law forum tackles prison overcrowdingUNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project supports rule of law forums in five states. The forums bring together justice officials and members of the different state-level rule of law institutions to improve coordination and collaboration between rule of law institutions so that they can discuss and address challenges that affect the provision of justice services.
Feb 28, 2012South Sudan joins regional and international police ranksUNDP is working closely with UN Police (UNPOL) to build the capacity of the SSPS by providing technical support and expertise on issues such as recruiting and training new officers, putting in place policy and strategic frameworks, and establishing internal control and reporting mechanisms.