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  • NPPR launches pro peace campaign “Re-Awakening a Common Call for Peace among South Sudanese”Jul 17, 2015The National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) launched a peace campaign on 17 July in Juba in an effort aimed at putting an end to the current armed conflict in South Sudan under the theme “Re-Awakening a Common Call for Peace among South Sudanese”.

  • Traditional leaders’ annual customary law forum calls for unity, peace, and reconciliationJul 16, 2015“We recommend an amendment to the Local Government Act 2009 and the Judiciary Act 2008 for the harmonization of customary and statutory law and alignment with the Constitution, and the regularization of the establishment of customary courts”, said a statement issued in Juba by traditional leaders and presented by Hon. Nekodemo Arouman, member of the Local Government Board, at the close of a two-day annual forum for traditional leaders held in Juba between 14 – 15 July.

  • Enhancing civil service capacity: South Sudan signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopia, Kenya, and UgandaJun 23, 2015The Republic of South Sudan on 18 June signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda for the deployment of Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs). The MoU will pave way for the second phase of a capacity building project between South Sudan and the three countries.

  • U.N. to scale up aid and peacekeeping in South SudanDec 26, 2013Aid agencies are preparing to scale up their work in key locations across South Sudan, as continuing clashes kill hundreds and drive tens of thousands from their homes, while the UN urged all forces to lay down their arms.

  • Expansion of Basic Services in JongleiMay 15, 2013Honourable Kuol Manyang Juuk, Governor of Jonglei State officiated the handover to the Government of the Bor High Court, a new laboratory at the Bor state hospital, and 30 tractors with associated equipment and spare parts to help expand food production under the ‘Jonglei Peacebuilding through Food Security programme’ on Wednesday 8 May 2013 with support from UNDP.

  • South Sudan hosts consultative meeting on the National Social Protection PolicyMay 2, 2013The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare (MGCSW) hosted a stakeholders’consultative meeting to validate the National Social Protection Policy on Thursday 18 April 2013 at Juba Regency Hotel. With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Bank and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the Ministry has drafted the first National Social Protection Policy.

  • Socioeconomic mapping improves services in South SudanFeb 25, 2013Funded by the European Union, the data garnered from this initiative is providing Government, development partners and humanitarian organizations with a sound evidence base on socioeconomic and conflict indicators across South Sudan.

  • The Police Service sets up registration databases in every stateFeb 22, 2013As a nation with nascent institutions, South Sudan is focusing on building the core functions of Government, including building a professional police service to foster the rule of law throughout the country.

  • Building a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework in Eastern EquatoriaFeb 20, 2013"If we are planning to sail to Australia from South Sudan, we need to plan our trip based on the resources available and report back home every time we reach milestones of the trip..." - Honourable State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Sam Felix Makuja.

  • EU programme managers learn about South Sudan’s digital atlas, its needs and usesJan 31, 2013The Crisis and Recovery Mapping and Analysis (CRMA) project organized a launch of the South Sudan Informational Management Working Group (IMWG) digital atlas on Thursday, 31 January 2013, at the European Union (EU). The event included a brief presentation and training on how to use the digital atlas and generate information.

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