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  • 17 Jun 2013
    South Sudan Recovery Fund hands over new road to Warrap State

    The South Sudan Recovery Fund (SSRF) handed over the new 85km Warrap-Akop-Pakur-Mashraar road to the Government of Warrap State on Monday 17 June in a ceremony held in Warrap town, Tonj North County.

  • 14 Jun 2013
    National Launch of the Human Development Report 2013

    UNDP South Sudan is hosting the national launch of the Human Development Report 2013 The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse Worldon Thursday 20 June 2013 from 14:00 – 16:00 at the UNDP Conference hall.

  • 12 Jun 2013
    Warrap State Government to open new road

    On 17 June 2013, the Government of Warrap State with UNDP will open the new 85km, road which will link Warrap, Akop, Pakur and Mashraar communities. The road, started in December 2011, was identified by the Warrap State Government as a project that will contribute significant steps towards security and development for the communities.

  • 07 Jun 2013
    Major Infrastructure Handover to Lakes State

    UNDP’s Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) project is organizing a major handover of conflict-sensitive infrastructure, including one police station, seven police posts, 12 boreholes, a prison courtyard, and solar power/radio communication equipment to the Government of Lakes State at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 18 June 2013, at Abien-Ajok Police Post, Rumbek.

  • 18 May 2013
    Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director at South Sudan National Social Protection Policy Validation Workshop

    The nascent nation of South Sudan faces formidable challenges. This workshop aims at addressing one of these: building an effective, efficient and integrated Social Protection System.

  • 16 May 2013
    Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director at RSS/IGAD Regional Initiative for Capacity Building Exit Workshop

    Today, we recognize the tremendous progress and efforts made in the past two years by the first group of 46 Civil Service Support Officers deployed in South Sudan. You worked in over a dozen institutions including seven hospitals across the country; a fifth of you were deployed with the Ministry of Labour, Public Services & HR Development at the national level.

  • 15 May 2013
    Expansion of Basic Services in Jonglei

    Honourable Kuol Manyang Juuk, Governor of Jonglei State officiated the handover to the Government of the Bor High Court, a new laboratory at the Bor state hospital, and 30 tractors with associated equipment and spare parts to help expand food production under the ‘Jonglei Peacebuilding through Food Security programme’ on Wednesday 8 May 2013 with support from UNDP.

  • 08 May 2013
    Speech by UNDP Country Director, Balázs Horváth, Handover of Bor High Court, Bor, Jonglei

  • 08 May 2013
    Speech by UNDP Country Director, Balázs Horváth, Handover of Laboratory at the Bor State Hospital, Bor, Jonglei

  • 08 May 2013
    Speech by UNDP Country Director, Balázs Horváth, Launch of the Jonglei Peacebuilding through Food Security Programme, Bor, Jonglei

  • 02 May 2013
    South Sudan hosts consultative meeting on the National Social Protection Policy

    The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare (MGCSW) hosted a stakeholders’consultative meeting to validate the National Social Protection Policy on Thursday 18 April 2013 at Juba Regency Hotel. With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Bank and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the Ministry has drafted the first National Social Protection Policy.

  • 18 Apr 2013
    Amanda Serumaga, UNDP Deputy Country Director on Livestock Patrol Unit Graduation

    It is my great pleasure to attend the graduation of the Livestock Patrol Unity and UNDP is honoured to support the South Sudan National Police Service. First, I would like to congratulate the graduates for their hard work and notable achievement.

  • 18 Apr 2013
    Special anti-cattle raiding police graduate in Jonglei

    A contingent of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) officers who underwent specialized training to address the unique security challenges posed by cattle-raiding in South Sudan graduated from the Livestock Patrol Unit (LPU) training facility in Malou, Jonglei on Thursday.

  • 18 Apr 2013
    Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director on handover of GIS Laboratory

    It is my great pleasure to attend the graduation of the Livestock Patrol Unity and UNDP is honoured to support the South Sudan National Police Service. First, I would like to congratulate the graduates for their hard work and notable achievement.

  • 17 Apr 2013
    South Sudan to Validate the National Social Protection Policy

    The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare will host a stakeholders consultative meeting to validate the National Social Protection Policy on Thursday 18 April 2013 at Juba Regency Hotel. With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Bank and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the Ministry has drafted the first National Social Protection Policy.

  • 05 Apr 2013
    United Nations Marks 1000 Days until Millennium Development Goals Deadline

    The United Nations and partners today are marking a vital moment in history’s largest and most successful anti-poverty push – the 1,000-day mark before the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. “We have 1,000 days to accelerate action on the Millennium Development Goals in South Sudan” stated Balázs Horváth, Country Director UNDP South Sudan.

  • 02 Apr 2013
    A Milestone in Public Financial Management

    Planning and financial management is a critical core governance function that provides a system to prioritize development needs, allocate resources efficiently and strategize for the future. To strengthen the planning and financial management systems it is necessary to assess fiduciary and other risks associated with the use of public funds so they may be mitigated.

  • 02 Apr 2013
    Supporting Local Government in delivering services to the community

    Since 2006, UNDP South Sudan has been working with local governments to strengthen the institutional and human resource capacities in order to enable them to deliver services to their communities.

  • 02 Apr 2013
    Land management supporting sustainable development

    “In order to ensure better service delivery, it is crucial to sensitize our people on their rights, responsibilities and limitations in regards to land administration, as well as clarify and interpret the clauses in the Land Act” stated the Honourable Kuot Mawien Kuot, State Minister of Physical Infrastructure for Warrap State.

  • 02 Apr 2013
    Raising Awareness, Decreasing Stigma

    During her last pregnancy, Alice became ill and visited her local hospital for testing where she found out that she had both HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Her husband had recently died and left her to care for their four young children on her own. While her father took care of the children, Alice received three months of treatment at her local hospital. Today, she is healthier, stronger and energetic.

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