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.
Orientation workshop for the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan Stakeholders concluded in Juba
Jun 2, 2017
A two-day orientation and advocacy workshop on the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) concluded sessions on Thursday at Juba Regency Hotel. The workshop drew participants from the civil society, women and youth groups, the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism, Strategic Defense and Security Review Committee, and the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing Technical Committee.
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.
Improving Law Enforcement Coordination and Response to SGBV and Child Protection Crimes
May 31, 2017
Police and prosecutors came together to explore their complementary roles in law enforcement response to special protection cases.
Community Members Talk about Peace in Duk Padiet
May 27, 2017
Chiefs of Duk Padiet, Ayod South and Ayod Central called a community peace dialogue to address ongoing conflict between Dinka Hol and Gawier Nuer in Duk Padiet, Jonglei state. More than 80 community members, including chiefs, youth and women representatives, religious leaders and traders came together to discuss freedom of movement, cattle theft and road ambushes between the communities.
JOINT PRESS RELEASE-Japan and UNDP Witness Inauguration of South Sudan’s First-ever State Revenue Authority in Aweil
May 26, 2017
Aweil State Governor a.i., Hon.James Wieu Mayuol, along with the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, H.E. Kiya Masahiko, and UNDP Senior Advisor on Human Development and Inclusive Growth, Biplove Chaudhary, officially inaugurated Aweil State Revenue Authority as the first-ever state revenue authority to be founded in South Sudan.
Vice President H.E. James Wani Igga Visits the National Public Health Laboratory
May 24, 2017
Government officials accompanied by doctors and laboratory specialists walked through the facilities, the National TB Reference Laboratory (NTRL), PCR Laboratory, and the National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTS), where the professionals explained to them how the new equipment, installed by UNDP through Global Fund, is helping them to work more efficiently to detect diseases on a shorter frame time and make an effective diagnostic, hence, making them able to save more lives.