Ministry of Justice holds Consultative Workshop on New Policy Framework
Feb 14, 2018
A consultative workshop on a newly developed policy framework of the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, with financial and technical support from UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project, is being held this week in Juba.
Community-led Cross Border Security Agreement Reached Between Rezeigat and Dinka Malual in Northern Bahr el Ghazal
Feb 12, 2018
Local leaders from Sudan and South Sudan signed an agreement during a pre-migration peace conference to regulate the pastoralist migration between the two borderland communities.
South Sudan Law Reform Commission Workshop Legal Aid Bill
Jan 30, 2018
South Sudan Law Reform Commission (SSLRC) held a consultative meeting to discuss the draft Legal Aid Bill 2018 developed to establish an independent legal aid board and provide for systems and procedures that provide legal aid for indigent citizens with the support from UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project.
Improving SGBV Response in Yambio Through IGAD Civil Service Support
Dec 15, 2017
Local efforts are focusing on boosting institutional capacity for victim-centered responses to instances of special protection cases.
New Agreement Reached on Security and Migration Between Cross Border Communities in Northern Bahr el Ghazal
Dec 14, 2017
The community-driven peace initiative was the largest meeting of members from the two groups in over a year, with 127 representatives in attendance.
BLOG| New Casebook Designed to Help Protect Constitutional Rights in South Sudan
Dec 5, 2017
Practitioners across a variety of sectors received an introduction and training on a newly developed constitutional litigation casebook for South Sudan, designed to boost research, advance constitutional issues and protect the rights of citizens.
Launch of Leadership Training Programme for State Revenue Authority Governing Board Members
Nov 30, 2017
H.E. Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, James Wani Igga, officiated the launch of a two-week training programme for members of the new Revenue Authority Governing Board jointly organized by the University of Juba’s School of Public Service, the Embassy of Japan, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the theme “Raising Transformational Leaders for Transparent and Accountable Revenue Diversification in South Sudan”.
Youth Innovation Challenge Winners Mentor Next Generation of Tech-Savvy Girls in South Sudan
Nov 13, 2017
The “Time-To-Shine” project was the third place winning proposal of UNDP’s Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace
Cross Border Communities from Sudan and South Sudan Host Meeting to Re-commit to Peaceful Coexistence
Oct 16, 2017
During a three-day peace committee training held in October at Wanjok Center in Aweil East State, the communities of Misseriya from Sudan and Dinka Malual from South Sudan re-committed to uphold peace in their cross border relationship, including negotiating the migration of cattle for pastures in South Sudan during the dry season, as well as trade.
People with Disabilities and Minority Groups Call for Representation in National Dialogue
Sep 30, 2017
The forum presented an opportunity for position papers representing the views of visually impaired people, deaf, physically disabled, wounded war veterans, and widows to be shared.