UNDP Associate Administrator Tegegnework Gettu Visits South Sudan to Underscore Development Priorities with Key StakeholdersMay 13, 2016The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator, Tegegnework Gettu visited Juba, South Sudan this week. He met with leaders of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) and development partners. His visit coincides with the successful formation of the TGoNU on 29 April following the signing of a peace agreement in August 2015.
UNDP presents its country programme to support sustainable development, and calls for engagement on early recovery and stabilizationMar 30, 2016The United Nations Development Programme hosted representatives from major development partners resident in South Sudan to present its 2016-2017 Country Programme Document and proposed programme portfolio.
South Sudan National Police Service Officials Trained as Emergency Responders for ECC in WauMar 10, 2016On Wednesday, the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) held a graduation ceremony at Palica Centre, Wau for 161 police responders of the Emergency Call Centre Wau.
NPSSS Inaugurates New Vocational Training Workshop, Launches Personnel ID Cards and Releases First Inmate Statistics ReportFeb 25, 2016The National Prisons Service of South Sudan (NPSSS) inaugurated their new vocational training workshop, launched prison personnel ID cards, and released the first-ever Inmate Statistics Report Thursday at Juba Central Prison.
First National Human Development Report for Independent South Sudan Emphasizes Journey to ProsperityFeb 24, 2016The theme of this year’s report is “People, Peace and Prosperity.” The report maps and tracks the requirements and perspectives needed for a prosperous South Sudan.
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment and UNDP launch Diagnostic Trade Integration StudyFeb 18, 2016The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announce the joint launch of the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS), prepared as a national trade policy and programming framework to build domestic competitiveness and leverage regional and international trade for sustainable economic development in the country.
GLOBAL FUND GRANTS PERFORMING WELL - STATEMENT BY UNDPOct 27, 2015Following recent media reports citing failings in projects funded through the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (GFATM), UNDP confirms that it welcomes the Office of the Inspector General (OIG)’s audit report. Global Fund OIG audits are a standard grants management practice and provide valuable inputs for improving grants’ effectiveness.
South Sudan joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Day for Disaster ReductionOct 13, 2015The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction, observed annually on October 13.
UNDP supports the Ministry of Justice in producing the first case management reportOct 9, 2015Juba – 9 October 2015: Today, the Ministry of Justice published its 2014 case management report. This report symbolizes a breakthrough in the establishment of a case management system in the history of the criminal justice system in the Republic of South Sudan.
Fifty returnees graduate with marketable skills in WauAug 24, 2015On 24 August 2015, 50 returnees, including 27 women, graduated from the vocational training programme at the Don Bosco Training Centre and were provided with vocational toolkits at a ceremony held in Wau, Western Bahr el Ghazal.