Debate on “women’s security and gender-responsive recovery”Nov 18, 2015The UNDP South Sudan Gender Focal Team hosted the first office-wide debate on “women’s security and gender-responsive recovery” on 18 November 2015.
Three day conference on truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in South SudanNov 12, 2015The South Sudan Law Society, supported by UNDP, held a three-day international conference entitled “New Beginnings: The role of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in promoting sustainable peace in South Sudan.”
UNDP supports harmonization of tax rates across South Sudan’ statesOct 30, 2015Recognizing the importance of a unified tax rate for state governments across South Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today concluded a five-day workshop for 50 states representatives including two members of the Public Account Committee of state legislative assemblies.
GLOBAL FUND GRANTS PERFORMING WELL - STATEMENT BY UNDPOct 27, 2015Following recent media reports citing failings in projects funded through the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (GFATM), UNDP confirms that it welcomes the Office of the Inspector General (OIG)’s audit report. Global Fund OIG audits are a standard grants management practice and provide valuable inputs for improving grants’ effectiveness.
South Sudan joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Day for Disaster ReductionOct 13, 2015The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction, observed annually on October 13.
International Day for Disaster Reduction - Speech of UNDP Country DirectorOct 13, 2015On behalf of UNDP, I am delighted to join you in celebrating this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction. It is a day when people come together to celebrate the ways in which people and communities are working to reduce disaster risks, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. I am particularly pleased to see the enthusiastic participation of school children and youth in the celebrations.
UNDP supports the Ministry of Justice in producing the first case management reportOct 9, 2015Juba – 9 October 2015: Today, the Ministry of Justice published its 2014 case management report. This report symbolizes a breakthrough in the establishment of a case management system in the history of the criminal justice system in the Republic of South Sudan.
Twenty-nine Kenyan civil servants arrive to aid in institutional capacity developmentOct 8, 2015A three-day induction workshop for the first batch of 29 qualified Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) from Kenya opened 8 June 2015 in Juba in preparation for their deployment to various government institutions across South Sudan.
Capacity Enhancement in South Sudan Induction Workshop October 8, 2015 - Remarks delivered by UNDP RR a.i.Oct 8, 2015I am pleased to join you today on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, South Sudan. Today is a momentous day for South Sudan and for all the Civil Service Support Officers. Today, we cherish and celebrate memorable moment as the country welcomes the29 CSSOs from Kenya to South Sudan under the second phase of the RSS IGAD Regional Initiative.