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.
SSNPS and UNDP train traffic police officers in advanced road signs and accident management skills
Mar 30, 2017
The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) in partnership with UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project and with funding from the Government of Japan has just concluded the training of 39 traffic police officers, including 9 females, at the Regency Hotel in Juba.
52 government and community leaders trained in trauma management and psychosocial support in Juba.
Mar 3, 2017
On Friday, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with Global Trauma Project, held a graduation ceremony for 45 facilitators in trauma management and psychosocial support at the Women’s Union Hall in Juba.
New Civil Service Support Officers Arrive from Kenya for Mentoring Assignments to Strengthen South Sudan’s Civil Service
Feb 21, 2017
Seven new public servants from the Republic of Kenya arrived to Juba this week to begin their assignments as civil service support officers (CSSOs) as part of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Regional Initiative for Capacity Enhancement in South Sudan.