Promoting Entrepreneurship, Small Businesses and Self-Employment in South Sudan
Jan 12, 2017
In June 2016, UNDP launched a national entrepreneurship and enterprise development programme to train current and aspiring young entrepreneurs. By the end of the year, 110 men and women participated in the programme, drawn from a wide-ranging selection of business sectors including vegetable and poultry farming, printing and photocopying, hairdressing, logistics, IT services, engineering, construction, transportation, and public services.
Discussing Peace through Public Debates in Bor, Wau and Rumbek
Dec 21, 2016
More than 700 people participated in peace debates under the theme of "Strengthening the Social Fabrics of South Sudan" in Bor, Wau and Rumbek.
Launch of Technical Committee to Conduct Consultative Process on the Commission on Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing
Dec 15, 2016
On Thursday, December 15, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs officially launched the technical committee established to conduct a national consultative process on the establishment of the Commission on Truth, Reconciliation and Healing, during a meeting of high-level officials at Juba Landmark Hotel.
The IGAD Regional Capacity Enhancement Initiative Concludes its Annual Review Workshops in Juba
Dec 9, 2016
The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Regional Initiative for Capacity Enhancement in South Sudan finalized a series of workshops aimed at reviewing the progress, strengths, opportunities, and challenges of mentoring South Sudanese civil servants, which responds to sections of the country’s Peace Agreement that emphasize the rehabilitation and reformation of South Sudan’s civil service.
Wrestling for Peace Competition Unites Yirol and Awerial Communities
Nov 25, 2016
Thousands of people from Yirol and Awerial communities gathered on Thursday for an unconventional peacebuilding activity: wrestling.
South Sudan Institutions Reactivate the Justice, Law and Order Forum
Nov 17, 2016
The key government institutions empowered to protect, maintain and uphold the rule of law in South Sudan have reactivated the Justice, Law and Order Forum (JLOF) with a meeting including the Minister of Justice Hon. Paulino Unango Wanawilla, Minister of Gender Hon. Awut Deng Acuil, UNDP Country Director Kamil Kamaluddeen and Deputy Chief Justice Hon. John Gatwech Lul to highlight the importance of coordinating efforts to enforce the law in the country.
Op-Ed: Aweil State and UNDP Join Hands to Boost Recovery and Stabilization
Nov 4, 2016
Aweil State government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan have joined hands to stimulate stabilization and kick-start recovery initiatives in the state.
Promoting Peace Through Technology and Innovation
Oct 28, 2016
A PeaceApp developed by 16 students from the University of Juba in the context of UNESCO’s YouthMobile Initiative has been launched at Regency Hotel in Juba, South Sudan.
Women Organizations, Universities, Private Sector, Civil Society and Media validate consultations on Sustainable Development Goals in South Sudan
Oct 27, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme and the South Sudanese Network for Democracy and Elections (SSUNDE) are organizing a series of validation workshops in Juba together with the aim of raising awareness and engaging on the global goals for sustainable development.
UNDP celebrates UN Day with the UN Family and the People of South Sudan
Oct 26, 2016
Under the theme “UN for the People of South Sudan”, UNDP joined the rest of the United Nations family to commemorate its 71st anniversary together with local communities, government counterparts, civil society organizations, and development partners.