Support to Public Financial Management
The shrinking oil revenues as a result of petroleum price volatility, fiscal stresses and extreme economic austerity have posed serious budgetary constraints on the economy. Resultantly, non-oil revenue diversification is emerging as a priority area for the nation's development.
The ability of government to sustainably expand the domestic resource base and efficiently allocate these resources in a transparent and equitable manner for service delivery will constitute the foundation for building public trust and confidence in government. This will contribute to sustainable peace and social cohesion.
- Strengthen domestic revenue administration at subnational levels.
- Improved capacity to formulate harmonized tax laws, regulatory frameworks and policies across states.
- Strengthen tax policy and regulatory framework reforms at state levels.
- Build institutional and human resource capacity of select parliamentary committees for efficient oversight responsabilities for safaguarding public welfare.
- Revenue officials in the state ministries of finance.
- Officials in the state revenue authority.
- State level legislative assembly.
- IDPs, host communities and vulnerable populations
Nov 30, 2017
H.E. Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, James Wani Igga, officiated the launch of a two-week training programme for members of the new Revenue Authority Governing Board jointly organized by the University of Juba’s School of Public Service, the Embassy of Japan, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the theme “Raising Transformational Leaders for Transparent and Accountable Revenue Diversification in South Sudan”.
Aug 4, 2017
"The ‘Made in South Sudan’ exhibition was a welcome, much-needed event for us. We were so happy for this opportunity for South Sudanese entrepreneurs to showcase their products."
Jun 2, 2017Moving forward for Recovery and Stabilization: UNDP and Development Partners Visit Project sites in Aweil
From 29 – 30 May 2017, UNDP Acting Country Director and Head of Programme, Mr. Jean Luc Stalon, along with FAO Head of Sub Office, Jackson Lita, WFP Head of Sub Office, Mac Yuang, and UNICEF Head of Partnerships and Resources Mobilization, Angela Griep, accompanied by a high-level delegation of development partners including the Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan, H.E. Kiya Masahiko, the Head of German Development Cooperation in South Sudan, Bernhard Worm, the Head of Sweden Office in South Sudan, Henric Rasbrant, and the Head of Sweden Cooperation in South Sudan, Ola Nilsmo, travelled to Aweil to review progress of the joint UN Recovery and Stabilization programme.