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UNDP Donates Ambulance to South Sudan National Police Service to Combat Crime and Respond to Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through its Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project with funding from the Government of Germany on Wednesday donated a Toyota Land Cruiser ambulance…  


Cattle Pre-Migration Conference for a peaceful migration season in Eastern Equatoria

UNDP and partners just concluded a 3-day cattle pre-migration conference between seven cattle keeping communities of Torit and Kapoeta states  


Rooting for Reconciliation: UNDP Trains Peace Committees on GBV and trauma healing

UNDP completed a 5 days training for youth peace champions in Bentiu to respond to the increased cases of sexual violence among women and girls.  


Book Launch: ‘Casebook on Constitutional Litigation to Advance the Rule of Law in South Sudan’

—“Very soon we are going to have a constitutional court in South Sudan, and work is in progress to incorporate the signed peace agreement into the constitution. This is one of the demands in the peace…  


UNDP’s Point of View: Law Enforcement Advisor Fiona Muchbetter Dhafi

Fiona Muchbetter Dhafi is based in Torit, South Sudan as Law Enforcement Advisor with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project.  


Community Embraces Collective Responsibility for Rule of Law in Torit

The monthly Rule of Law forum serves as one of the few open venues for citizens to talk and interact directly with law enforcement agencies, and for law enforcement agencies to transparently share…  


Ministry of Higher Education, Japan, and UNDP Complete Fact-Finding Missions to Assess Support Needed to Re-Open Upper Nile University Campuses

More than 89% of the University’s student population is collocated in a temporary space in Juba, with a deadline to vacate by the end of January 2019.  


Youth Groups in Bentiu Come Together for the First Time Since 2013 to Exchange and Interact on Peacebuilding

The groundbreaking exercise brought together 48 youth leaders, and their members, who had not met formally since the start of the civil conflict in South Sudan.  


Peace Committee and Local Communities Prevail as Truce is Achieved in County Conflict in Jonglei

The mediation conference between Duk Padiet and Duk Pagak communities provided a concrete example of the role grassroots peace committees can have in resolving local disputes.  


200 Women and Girls in Bor PoC Complete Six Month Training Programme in Livelihood Skills

A total of 221 women dedicated their time to learning vocational skills in tailoring, basic computer applications, bed sheet design, bakery, masonry and carpentry.  

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