UNDP to Reinforce Stabilization and Recovery Efforts in Aweil StateAug 23, 2016UNDP visited Aweil State to consult with the governor and other key stakeholders on recovery and stabilization projects that would consolidate peace and stability in a state that has largely remained peaceful.
UNDP Crisis Response Initiative: A Market for Peace in Rejaf CountyAug 10, 2016Lead by community representatives and payam chiefs, the citizens of Jandoru Boma in Rejaf County have unanimously approved plans to move forward on a vegetable market designed to promote interdependency and peace within the local communities.
BLOG| To live the African dream is to achieve the global goals on sustainable developmentAug 1, 2016When a young citizen of the African continent hears of the American Dream, he or she wonders whether there is such a thing as the African Dream. This young person could be from any part of the continent. He or she could be from South Sudan, which continues to experience conflict; or from Botswana, which is a middle income country; or from Nigeria, which is the largest economy on the continent; or Libya, struggling to get back on its feet.
Tackling Case Backlog with the Ministry of JusticeJul 8, 2016Ministry of Justice national- and state-level support staff, including five women, completed an intensive training last Friday on case management and computer skills -- the first such workshop in the history of the legal system in South Sudan.
Op-Ed | The South Sudan We Want in 2030Jun 28, 2016The multifaceted challenges that confront the country are indeed monumental, but not insurmountable. As the country embarks on this journey, each South Sudanese, whether they are young or old, educated or not, a minister or an ordinary citizen, must take one action each day to bring about the South Sudan we want by the year 2030.
UNDP Supports Transitional Justice Dialogue in BentiuJun 20, 2016The dialogue was attended by more than 72 participants ranging from women leaders, traditional authorities, representatives from the State Legislative Assembly, youth groups and the church.
BLOG| SDG 2030 is about transforming your own world, however you define it!Jun 14, 2016This is a call to action on what you, as an individual, can do to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve the profound change that you seek.
UNDP supports Transitional Justice Working Group on learning missions to Kampala and Gulu, UgandaJun 10, 2016Under the theme of this year’s institute, ‘Too little too late or too much too soon? The time and timing of transitional justice’, participants discussed when transitional justice processes should begin and end, how long such processes should last and what this means for mandates of transitional justice institutions.
Peace actors joined-up actions to consolidate implementation of Peace AgreementJun 10, 2016As part of its mandate, on 9 June 2016, the South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission (SSPRC), supported by UNDP’s Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) project, convened the second quarterly peace actors meeting, which brought together over 50 stakeholders, from Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU), Parliament, United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), Security Services, development partners and civil society organization (CSOs), to take stock of the peace process and agree on joined-up actions to consolidate the established gains and encourage further implementation of the peace agreement.
Empowering civil society organizations on their path towards successJun 7, 2016Civil society organizations in South Sudan are playing a central role in building resilient and peaceful communities.