South Sudan Celebrates First Graduation of 1,147 Joint Integrated Police
Jun 19, 2017
South Sudan celebrated the first graduation of the Joint Integrated Police (JIP) on Saturday 17 June 2017 in accordance with the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS).
UNDP Supports Government’s Public Sensitization Efforts on the Establishment of a Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing
Jun 15, 2017
The Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS), concluded in 2015, mandates the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to conduct national consultations in collaboration with other stakeholders and civil society, to inform the design of the legislation of the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing.
Vocational Training Centre at Juba Central Prison Celebrates Graduation of 143 New Trainees
Jun 9, 2017
NPSSS also inaugurated new facilities located at the Vocational Training Centre to expand instruction into four new trades.
Orientation workshop for the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan Stakeholders concluded in Juba
Jun 2, 2017
A two-day orientation and advocacy workshop on the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) concluded sessions on Thursday at Juba Regency Hotel. The workshop drew participants from the civil society, women and youth groups, the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism, Strategic Defense and Security Review Committee, and the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing Technical Committee.
JOINT PRESS RELEASE-Japan and UNDP Witness Inauguration of South Sudan’s First-ever State Revenue Authority in Aweil
May 26, 2017
Aweil State Governor a.i., Hon.James Wieu Mayuol, along with the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, H.E. Kiya Masahiko, and UNDP Senior Advisor on Human Development and Inclusive Growth, Biplove Chaudhary, officially inaugurated Aweil State Revenue Authority as the first-ever state revenue authority to be founded in South Sudan.
Vice President H.E. James Wani Igga Visits the National Public Health Laboratory
May 24, 2017
Government officials accompanied by doctors and laboratory specialists walked through the facilities, the National TB Reference Laboratory (NTRL), PCR Laboratory, and the National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTS), where the professionals explained to them how the new equipment, installed by UNDP through Global Fund, is helping them to work more efficiently to detect diseases on a shorter frame time and make an effective diagnostic, hence, making them able to save more lives.
JONGLEI STATE PROSECUTORS TRAINED ON INVESTIGATION AND TRIAL OF SGBV CASES AND CHILD PROTECTION
May 3, 2017
Six prosecutors in Jonglei State, including one female, have completed specialized training in investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) cases and child protection issues organized by South Sudan National Police Service in collaboration with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project.
Awerial County South Team Wins “Wrestling for Peace” Competition in Mingkaman’s New Community Stadium
Apr 28, 2017
Awerial County South and Awerial County North wrestling teams participated in a tournament organized by Solidarity Ministries Africa for Reconciliation & Development (SMARD) with the support of UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion project (PaCC) in the new community stadium constructed in Mingkaman.
South Sudan Government embarks on revenue modernization and tax reform system
Apr 27, 2017
A two-day seminar aimed at creating awareness and discussing the modernization and tax policy reform agenda of the Government at national and state levels has recently concluded sessions in Juba with a set of resolutions.
UNDP Crisis Response Planning Team Visits Aweil as Part of Recovery Response Mission
Apr 3, 2017
As part of the UN Secretary General’s call for action to respond to the famine crisis and heightened food insecurity in South Sudan, UNDP has activated its crisis response mechanism to provide boosted capacity and resources towards joined up humanitarian and recovery interventions that serve the needs of the most vulnerable.