• BLOG| Sustainable Development Goals ought to underpin the National Development Plan – TGoNU South Sudan May 4, 2016

    Dr. Riek Machar’s arrival signals yet another positive step in the implementation of the Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS). The National Development Plan provided for in the agreement is a natural vehicle to foster the global goals. It is also an opportunity to leverage the Africa Vision 2063, and the nation’s Vision 2040 while using the New Deal as a vehicle.

  • South Sudan joins Press Freedom Day International Celebration May 4, 2016

    On Tuesday, the world marked Press Freedom Day, and South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, which recently has got a new government, joined the celebration under the theme “Access to information and fundamental freedoms” with calls to protect journalists.

  • Improving South Sudanese Health System in Yambio Hospital May 3, 2016

    Laketch is a Midwife professional from Ethiopia who, based in Yambio, tries to improve the South Sudanese health system. She is one of the Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) participating in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Republic of South Sudan (RSS) joint programme, which aim is to provide capacity building at human resource, organizational and institutional levels by seconding and placing civil servants from IGAD Member States, within national ministries, commissions and state-level local government.

  • Training Aims to Strengthen HIV/AIDS Response in Greater Equatoria Region Apr 18, 2016

    A major component of the training focused on more traditionally-viewed “soft skills” for the health workers to aid in establishing rapport with their communities and successfully providing effective one-on-one patient support.

  • Supporting Mingkaman in Transition Apr 11, 2016

    UNDP, with generous support from the Government of Japan, provided the internally displaced population and host communities of Mingkaman with agricultural tools, fishing kits protective, emergency equipment and supplies and training.

  • Enhancing Civil Society Organizations’ capacity, UNDP conducts training on project management Apr 5, 2016

    UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project started a two day training on 5 April to develop the competencies of Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) in writing successful project proposals, effective monitoring and evaluation, narrative and financial reporting, and implementing pro bono legal aid.

  • Building Resilient Communities in Mingkaman Mar 29, 2016

    The UNDP Food Security, Emergency Flood Response and Recovery project recently distributed a new set of tents, tarpaulins, and emergency protective equipment to the people living in Mingkaman.

  • Blog - Re-thinking with Peace in South Sudan Mar 23, 2016

    The conflict in South Sudan resulted in loss of lives and properties and deprived South Sudanese from realising their livelihood and dreams of an independent Country. The conflict reversed the gains that were made since the signing of the comprehensive peace agreement in 2005.

  • New team of professionals arrive in South Sudan to help build South Sudanese capacities Mar 14, 2016

    Dr. Dagim Leykun is a general surgeon from Ethiopia. He arrived in Juba determined to help South Sudanese doctors improve their performance.

  • UNITAR expands South Sudan Fellowship Programme 2016 to 25 fellows Mar 12, 2016

    The United Nations Institute of Research and Training (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office and the Embassy of Japan in South Sudan, together with the Government of South Sudan, announced the conclusion of the 2015 Cycle of the UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme and launched the next 2016 Cycle.