Ministries Train in Universal Period Review for Human Rights
Mar 11, 2016
This week in Juba, government officials met at the Ministry of Justice to begin preparations for the Universal Period Review for human rights, in the form of an initial training.
End child marriage and pledge for gender parity: Yes, You Can South Sudan!
Mar 10, 2016
Every 8th of March (#IWD2016), people from all around the world talk about women rights, equality, parity, and family conciliation. For one day, everybody seems to support women, but apart from celebrating and congratulating women on this day, what concrete actions we take the rest of the year to achieve gender parity?
Dialogue workshop welcomes second cohort of peacemakers
Mar 5, 2016
Love. Honesty. Equality. Dignity. All amongst dozens of values shared by community and government stakeholders on the first morning of the Collaborative Leadership and Dialogue Workshop.
Japan and UNDP hand over protective emergency equipment to affected communities in Mingkaman
Mar 4, 2016
The Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, Kiya Masahiko, and UNDP’s Country Director, Balazs Horvath, have formally handed over protective emergency equipment and supplies from the Government of Japan to local authorities, beneficiaries and host communities in Mingkaman, Awerial County.
Collaboration and Dialogue are key to achieving peace in South Sudan
Mar 3, 2016
Leaders representing different sectors of South Sudan including the Peace and Reconciliation Commission, Parliament, Ministry of Defence, Council of Churches, and civil society organizations, met for the second time to discuss collaboration between diverse stakeholders involved in South Sudan’s peace process.
Civil society transitional justice working group validates strategic plan
Feb 29, 2016
Several civil society organisations of the recently formed Transitional Justice Working Group met to discuss a strategic plan for civil society engagement in the transitional justice process.
A proud day for the National Prisons Service of South Sudan
Feb 26, 2016
The Vocational Training Workshops at Juba Central Prison were bustling with activity as the newly renovated facilities were launched with enthusiastic support by National Prisons Service of South Sudan on Thursday.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Visits Juba
Feb 25, 2016
Today the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited Juba as part of his #ShareHumanity tour to key UN missions as he gears up for the World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Istanbul in May.
South Sudan National Human Development Report 2015 released
Feb 24, 2016
Vice President James Wani Igga and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, and UNDP Resident Representative to South Sudan Mr Eugene Awusu on Wednesday launched the first South Sudan National Human Development Report 2015 at the Freedom Hall in the capital Juba.
UNDP on Radio Miraya: There is hope for development in South Sudan
Feb 23, 2016
The first National Human Development Report for South Sudan will be launched with the theme “People, Peace and Prosperity”. The document is a tool for the Government of South Sudan and key partner organizations to make strategic decisions. UNDP Economic Advisor interviewed in Miraya Radio.