UNDP hands over new marketplace to local authorities, beneficiaries and host communities in Jondoru, Rejaf County
Aug 17, 2017
UNDP Country Director, Dr. Kamil Kamaluddeen, accompanied by the Chairperson of South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission Hon Chuol Rambang and the Deputy Commissioner of Rajaf West County, Hon Gasim Oresto, officially launched the new Jondoru Peace Market in Rejaf County.
Delegation Represents South Sudan at #YouthConnekt Africa to Advocate for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Aug 1, 2017
A delegation representing South Sudan travelled to Kigali, Rwanda in July to represent their countrymen and share their unique experiences in technology, entrepreneurship, skills development and public service at the inaugural #YouthConnekt Africa Summit.
Civil Service Support Officers making difference in Gbudue State
Aug 1, 2017
Nearly two years ago, UNDP began deploying a number of highly professionalized civil service support specialists to Yambio, the capital city of the former Western Equatoria State - now renamed Gbudue State - to provide credible support to state government institutions as well as to community-based organizations.
RSS/IGAD Project Board Members Meet to Discuss Achievements
Jul 12, 2017
The Minister of Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development Hon. Gathoth Gathuoth said the government has benefited immensely from the work of civil service support officers (CSSOs) from IGAD countries of Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.
UNDP Hosts Summit on Practical Actions to Address Climate Change and Food Insecurity in South Sudan
Jun 29, 2017
A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas and concrete action points to protect and help vulnerable communities to adapt against the negative effects of climate change.
South Sudan Celebrates First Graduation of 1,147 Joint Integrated Police
Jun 19, 2017
South Sudan celebrated the first graduation of the Joint Integrated Police (JIP) on Saturday 17 June 2017 in accordance with the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS).
UNDP Supports Government’s Public Sensitization Efforts on the Establishment of a Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing
Jun 15, 2017
The Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS), concluded in 2015, mandates the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to conduct national consultations in collaboration with other stakeholders and civil society, to inform the design of the legislation of the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing.
First-ever “Made in South Sudan’’ Exhibition Held to Showcase Local Products and Industry
Jun 12, 2017
A five-day trade exhibition showcasing locally-made products and businesses, dubbed “Made in South Sudan”, was held under the theme “Together Promoting South Sudan Business and Industrial Development.”
Vocational Training Centre at Juba Central Prison Celebrates Graduation of 143 New Trainees
Jun 9, 2017
NPSSS also inaugurated new facilities located at the Vocational Training Centre to expand instruction into four new trades.
Moving forward for Recovery and Stabilization: UNDP and Development Partners Visit Project sites in Aweil
Jun 2, 2017
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.