BLOG| UNDP’s Point of View: Rule of Law Officer Tarkuo Weah
Apr 19, 2017
Tarkuo Weah is based in Aweil, South Sudan as Rule of Law Officer with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project. Recently he helped coordinate a training on the principles of law and human rights to local traditional leaders, jointly with the Ministry of Local Government and Law Enforcement.
UNDP Crisis Response Planning Team Visits Aweil as Part of Recovery Response Mission
Apr 3, 2017
As part of the UN Secretary General’s call for action to respond to the famine crisis and heightened food insecurity in South Sudan, UNDP has activated its crisis response mechanism to provide boosted capacity and resources towards joined up humanitarian and recovery interventions that serve the needs of the most vulnerable.
SSNPS and UNDP train traffic police officers in advanced road signs and accident management skills
Mar 30, 2017
The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) in partnership with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project and with funding from the Government of Japan has just concluded the training of 39 traffic police officers, including 9 females, at the Regency Hotel in Juba.
Women from Rejaf Payam Learning How to Resolve Disputes Despite Food Scarcity
Mar 28, 2017
UNDP, in partnership with South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission, conducted a three-day training to equip women with conflict mediation skills in preparation of a new market construction.
Rumbek University students: “We have a great role to play in bringing peace” to South Sudan
Mar 27, 2017
“We can change this community. They say the people who can change the world are the people who take out the word ‘impossibility’ from their dictionaries."
39 Traffic Police Officers Begin Training in Traffic and Road Safety Management
Mar 20, 2017
A five-day long training in traffic and road safety management for traffic police officers from Jubek state, kicked off in Juba today. The training is being facilitated by the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) in partnership with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project
8 March 2017: International Women’s Day – Do Not Need a Mustache Campaign
Mar 16, 2017
On 8 March 2017, UNDP South Sudan stepped up for all women in South Sudan to showcase its female staff as examples of empowered women workers who do not need to be men to achieve their professional goals. Female staff in UNDP #donotneedamustache, South Sudanese women neither. This is the result of our campaign. Have a look!
Her Voice, Her Action!
Mar 15, 2017
Her Voice, Her Action is a short documentary series of three episodes which show how with hard work and dedication women's empowerment can be achieved in South Sudan. These videos have been prepared on the occasion of the 61st Commission on the Status of Woman in New York (12 to 17 March, 2017).
52 government and community leaders trained in trauma management and psychosocial support in Juba.
Mar 3, 2017
On Friday, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Global Trauma Project, held a graduation ceremony for 45 facilitators in trauma management and psychosocial support at the Women’s Union Hall in Juba.
National Audit Chamber Using IGAD Expertise to Meet International Standards in Accountability and Transparency
Feb 28, 2017
Four Ugandan Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) are deployed to the National Audit Chamber in Juba, where they mentor and coach up to 100 South Sudanese counterparts, or “twins” on practical aspects of conducting effective public sector audits. During their time, the CSSOs have helped conduct audits on 65 entities and guided the completion of 19 released reports.