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.
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.”
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.
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.