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.
BLOG| UNDP’s Point of View: Rule of Law Officer Tarkuo Weah
Apr 19, 2017
Tarkuo Weah is based in Aweil, South Sudan as Rule of Law Officer with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project. Recently he helped coordinate a training on the principles of law and human rights to local traditional leaders, jointly with the Ministry of Local Government and Law Enforcement.
Women from Rejaf Payam Learning How to Resolve Disputes Despite Food Scarcity
Mar 28, 2017
UNDP, in partnership with South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission, conducted a three-day training to equip women with conflict mediation skills in preparation of a new market construction.
Rumbek University students: “We have a great role to play in bringing peace” to South Sudan
Mar 27, 2017
“We can change this community. They say the people who can change the world are the people who take out the word ‘impossibility’ from their dictionaries."
39 Traffic Police Officers Begin Training in Traffic and Road Safety Management
Mar 20, 2017
A five-day long training in traffic and road safety management for traffic police officers from Jubek state, kicked off in Juba today. The training is being facilitated by the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) in partnership with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project