High-Level Dialogue Held in South Sudan to Address National Action Plan on Ending Impunity for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Sep 29, 2016
The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, in partnership with the United Nations, held a two-day high-level dialogue to discuss the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The dialogue featured national leaders from government, military, law enforcement, civil society, and the United Nations speaking on the theme, “Addressing Impunity on Sexual and Gender Based Violence in South Sudan.”
Peace Actors in South Sudan Launch Activities to Commemorate International Day of Peace
Sep 14, 2016
Peace actors from a wide-ranging coalition of civil society, international, and government organizations will host seven days of peace activities in commemoration of International Day of Peace. The activities begin today and will culminate in a march to the marquee ceremony in Juba on 21 September. This year the International Day of Peace will be celebrated in South Sudan by the national theme “Together We Can Heal The Nation”, as a call for every citizen to imagine, commit, and actively contribute to the vision of sustainable peace for South Sudan.
Religious Leaders Gather to Discuss Human Development in South Sudan
Sep 1, 2016
The Bureau of Religious Affairs and UNDP hosted a workshop for religious leaders to delve deep into the themes of the first-ever National Human Development Report (NHDR) for South Sudan. People, peace, and prosperity was on the day’s agenda as Muslim and Christian leaders presented Biblical and Islamic perspectives on the themes of the National Human Development Report and the pathway forward for sustainable development in South Sudan.
Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace Launches in South Sudan
Aug 25, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme's new Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace launched official activities on Thursday with an introduction workshop designed to explain the competition process, rules, and innovation principles.
UNDP Associate Administrator Tegegnework Gettu Visits South Sudan to Underscore Development Priorities with Key Stakeholders
May 13, 2016
The 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 stabilization
Mar 30, 2016
The 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 Wau
Mar 10, 2016
On 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 Report
Feb 25, 2016
The 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 Prosperity
Feb 24, 2016
The 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 Study
Feb 18, 2016
The 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.