• 8 March 2017: International Women’s Day – Do Not Need a Mustache Campaign Mar 16, 2017

    On 8 March 2017, UNDP South Sudan stepped up for all women in South Sudan to showcase its female staff as examples of empowered women workers who do not need to be men to achieve their professional goals. Female staff in UNDP #donotneedamustache, South Sudanese women neither. This is the result of our campaign. Have a look!

  • Her Voice, Her Action! Mar 15, 2017

    Her Voice, Her Action is a short documentary series of three episodes which show how with hard work and dedication women's empowerment can be achieved in South Sudan. These videos have been prepared on the occasion of the 61st Commission on the Status of Woman in New York (12 to 17 March, 2017).

  • National Audit Chamber Using IGAD Expertise to Meet International Standards in Accountability and Transparency Feb 28, 2017

    Four Ugandan Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) are deployed to the National Audit Chamber in Juba, where they mentor and coach up to 100 South Sudanese counterparts, or “twins” on practical aspects of conducting effective public sector audits. During their time, the CSSOs have helped conduct audits on 65 entities and guided the completion of 19 released reports.

  • Aweil: A New Bill for Transparency and Efficiency in Tax Collection System Feb 28, 2017

    Aweil state is one of the first regions taking action to implement a new unified tax collection system. Members of the Parliament are working in the State Revenue Authority bill, which aims to establish non-oil revenue system to enhance transparent and efficient resource mobilization.

  • Solar Systems Improve Services for Aweil Citizens Feb 24, 2017

    In support of optimizing and enhancing the government delivery mechanisms to better serve the citizens of Aweil, UNDP installed solar systems in the offices of the State Governor and State Ministry of Finance and Public Service.

  • South Sudan Peace Correspondents Trained In Conflict Sensitive Reporting Feb 15, 2017

    Fifty-one peace correspondents working for radio stations located in various states in South Sudan have been trained in Juba in conflict sensitive reporting, peace journalism and peacebuilding. The three-day training equipped the correspondents with skills and knowledge that enables them to report in a manner that promotes and builds peace.

  • UNDP Trains Civil Society Actors to Work on Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing Jan 27, 2017

    The training aimed at equipping participants with the relevant skills to train other civil society actors as well as other actors engaging on transitional justice in South Sudan.

  • Stakeholders Developing Communication Strategy to Improve Management of Global Fund Grants to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in South Sudan Jan 24, 2017

    The Global Fund County Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for South Sudan held a workshop to develop communication strategy in Juba on January 12 – 17, 2017. The strategy is expected to address the internal and external communication needs for the CCM in order to improve engagement with its constituencies and stakeholders in South Sudan.

  • Life Beyond Oil: Momentum for Economic Growth Through Improved Tax Management in South Sudan Jan 24, 2017

    With the generous support from the Government of Japan, the South Sudan Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and UNDP are working together on a multi-functional project which aims to support public financial management through improved national, state, and county-level government capacity to collect non-oil revenues.

  • 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.