Debate on “women’s security and gender-responsive recovery”Nov 18, 2015The UNDP South Sudan Gender Focal Team hosted the first office-wide debate on “women’s security and gender-responsive recovery” on 18 November 2015.
Three day conference on truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in South SudanNov 12, 2015The South Sudan Law Society, supported by UNDP, held a three-day international conference entitled “New Beginnings: The role of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in promoting sustainable peace in South Sudan.”
UNDP supports harmonization of tax rates across South Sudan’ statesOct 30, 2015Recognizing the importance of a unified tax rate for state governments across South Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today concluded a five-day workshop for 50 states representatives including two members of the Public Account Committee of state legislative assemblies.
Twenty-nine Kenyan civil servants arrive to aid in institutional capacity developmentOct 8, 2015A three-day induction workshop for the first batch of 29 qualified Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) from Kenya opened 8 June 2015 in Juba in preparation for their deployment to various government institutions across South Sudan.
Civil society discuss the formation of a transitional justice working groupSep 29, 2015On 29 September 2015, just over a month after President Salva Kiir signed the peace agreement, over 30 representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs), including the South Sudan Council of Churches, convened in Juba Grand Hotel to discuss the formation of a civil society transitional justice working group.
After the MDGs, renewed commitment and financing required to spur Africa’s developmentSep 28, 2015Having made encouraging progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), African countries have the opportunity to use the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals to tackle remaining challenges and achieve a development breakthrough, according to a report released here today.
Twenty-four judiciary staff trained in case management and computer skillsSep 4, 2015UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project, in partnership with the Judiciary of South Sudan and Good Hope Africa, organized a training for support staff of the Judiciary of South Sudan on case management and computer skills at Juba Bridge Hotel from 24 August-4 September 2015.
South Sudan and Kenya sign Memorandum of Understanding for deployment of Civil Service Support Officers to South SudanAug 31, 2015On 31 August 2015, the Republic of South Sudan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kenya for the deployment of 55 Kenyan Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) to South Sudan. The CSSOs are deployed under Phase II of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development/Republic of South Sudan (IGAD/RSS) capacity building initiative.
UNDP PRESENTS RESULTS OF PERCEPTION SURVEY TO THE JUDICIARY OF SOUTH SUDANAug 27, 2015On 27 August 2015, the day after H.E. President Salva Kiir signed the peace agreement, the results of a survey on perceptions of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in South Sudan were presented to the Judiciary of South Sudan.