UNDP and Kingdom of Netherlands Sign New Cooperation Agreement to Continue Support to Access to Justice and Rule of Law in South Sudan
Sep 21, 2017
Netherlands and UNDP signed a new agreement extending support to strengthening the rule of law and expanding access to justice for the people of South Sudan through 2020.
Technical Committee for the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing Completes Training in Conducting Inclusive Consultations
Aug 25, 2017
The training aimed for the committee to develop a common understanding of a human rights-based and victim-centred approach to consultation methodologies for transitional justice in South Sudan.
Three Community Aid Posts Established for the Joint Integrated Police with Japan’s Support
Aug 18, 2017
Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan H.E. Kiya Masahiko and Inspector General of Police Said Chawul Lom Aywal visited one of three community aid posts supported by the Government of Japan, marking the start of the operation of the Joint Integrated Police in Juba.
UNDP Hosts Summit on Practical Actions to Address Climate Change and Food Insecurity in South Sudan
Jun 29, 2017
A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas and concrete action points to protect and help vulnerable communities to adapt against the negative effects of climate change.
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.