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.
Thirty-five Ugandan civil service support officers arrive to provide mentoring and coaching to their South Sudanese counterpartsAug 11, 2015Thirty five civil service support officers today arrived in Juba from Uganda to participate in the Republic of South Sudan/Intergovernmental Authority on Development (RSS/IGAD) regional initiative for capacity enhancement in South Sudan.
Government of Japan and UNDP announce launch of initiative to help South Sudan respond to food insecurity and floodsJul 27, 2015The Embassy of Japan in South Sudan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are pleased to jointly announce the launch of a project in the Republic of South Sudan: “Food Security, Emergency Flood Response and Recovery” implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management.
South Sudan to launch its first national MDGs status report as country moves towards sustainable future beyond 2015 target dateNov 25, 201325 November 2013 – Juba: From 26 – 29 November, ten state governors, members of the Legislature, key ministers and development partners will gather at the Freedom Hall in Juba for discussion and action on policies related to transparent and accountable service delivery for local development. The event will be organized by the office of the president with support from UNDP.
Governors’ Forum convenes in Juba to discuss service delivery for Local developmentNov 21, 201321 November 2013 – Juba: The Office of the President, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will host a 4 day Governor’s Forum with the theme “Transparent and Accountable Service Delivery for Local Development”, from 26-29 November 2013 at the Freedom Hall, Juba
Government launches campaign for a gun-free cultureNov 13, 2013The Acting Head of the South Sudan Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control (CSSAC Bureau), Dr Riak Gok Majok, yesterday flagged off a ‘Community Security Caravan’ (the Caravan) which will use a multi-faceted public information and community sensitisation approach that incorporates behavioural change messages and innovative drama to sensitise civilians about the dangers of misusing small arms and light weapons.
Japan supports constitutional review process in South SudanNov 1, 2013The Government of Japan has approved US $300,000 (29,475,000 Japanese Yen) to UNDP to support the constitutional review process in the Republic of South Sudan. The funding, provided through the Japan-UNDP Partnership Fund, will support the activities of South Sudan’s National Constitutional Review Commission in holding public consultations, especially with women, supporting media strategies to galvanise public participation, as well as the printing and distribution of the Transitional Constitution 2011.