Agriculture against Famine in Yambio
May 11, 2017
Food insecurity in South Sudan is affecting an estimated 5 million people, who urgently need livelihoods assistance. The IGAD Initiative civil service support officers deployed in Yambio and their South Sudanese counterparts (twins) have a plan to end famine in South Sudan.
BLOG| UNDP’s Point of View: Programme Analyst at the Human Development and Inclusive Growth Unit, David Deng Maker
May 8, 2017
David Deng Maker is a Programme Analyst with UNDP’s Human Development and Inclusive Growth Unit. He has an integral role in the implementation of our pilot Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development project, launched last June. The project has so far trained 110 men and women in entrepreneurship skills and business development advisory services.
JONGLEI STATE PROSECUTORS TRAINED ON INVESTIGATION AND TRIAL OF SGBV CASES AND CHILD PROTECTION
May 3, 2017
Six prosecutors in Jonglei State, including one female, have completed specialized training in investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) cases and child protection issues organized by South Sudan National Police Service in collaboration with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project.
Awerial County South Team Wins “Wrestling for Peace” Competition in Mingkaman’s New Community Stadium
Apr 28, 2017
Awerial County South and Awerial County North wrestling teams participated in a tournament organized by Solidarity Ministries Africa for Reconciliation & Development (SMARD) with the support of UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion project (PaCC) in the new community stadium constructed in Mingkaman.
South Sudan Government embarks on revenue modernization and tax reform system
Apr 27, 2017
A two-day seminar aimed at creating awareness and discussing the modernization and tax policy reform agenda of the Government at national and state levels has recently concluded sessions in Juba with a set of resolutions.
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."