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.
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.