STATEMENT DELIVERED BY EUGENE OWUSU, DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL, UN RESIDENT AND HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR, AND UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT THE LAUNCH OF THE SOUTH SUDAN NATIONAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT, FEBRUARY 24 2016Feb 24, 2016It is my pleasure to welcome you to the launch of the first ever South Sudan National Human Development Report, which has the theme, “People Peace and Prosperity.”
Statement delivered by Eugene Owusu Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative At the Launch of the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study February 16 2016 Juba Grand Hotel, Juba, South SudanFeb 16, 2016I would like to start by thanking, on behalf of UNDP, the Ministry of Trade and Industry for organizing the launch of the first ever South Sudan Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS), and for inviting me to join the proceedings.
Car handover ceremony—UNDP CD speech 15th December 2015, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster ManagementDec 15, 2015As you are all aware, UNDP, in partnership with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, is implementing the Food Security, Emergency Floods Response and Recovery project funded through generous funding from the Government of Japan. This contribution enables UNDP to strengthen national, local institutions and community capacity to respond to floods and food insecurity, with particular reference to IDPs and host communities.
UNDP launches the 2015 Human Development Report - Work for Human DevelopmentDec 14, 2015This new global Human Development Report is an urgent call to tackle one of the world’s great development challenges - providing enough decent work and livelihoods for all. Work provides the means to tackle poverty, empower minorities by being inclusive, and protect our environment if jobs are green in a green economy. The world of work is changing more rapidly than ever before.
UNDP supports South Sudanese Peace FestivalDec 6, 2015UNDP attended the South Sudanese Peace Festival. The event under the theme: “Come Together” was organised by Initiative for Peace Communication Association (IPCA) with support from UNDP.
International Day for Disaster Reduction - Speech of UNDP Country DirectorOct 13, 2015On behalf of UNDP, I am delighted to join you in celebrating this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction. It is a day when people come together to celebrate the ways in which people and communities are working to reduce disaster risks, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. I am particularly pleased to see the enthusiastic participation of school children and youth in the celebrations.
Capacity Enhancement in South Sudan Induction Workshop October 8, 2015 - Remarks delivered by UNDP RR a.i.Oct 8, 2015I am pleased to join you today on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, South Sudan. Today is a momentous day for South Sudan and for all the Civil Service Support Officers. Today, we cherish and celebrate memorable moment as the country welcomes the29 CSSOs from Kenya to South Sudan under the second phase of the RSS IGAD Regional Initiative.
Programme Criticality workshop, Opening remarks by Eugene Owusu, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.Aug 25, 2015Dear Colleagues, I welcome you all to this workshop on Programme Criticality. I am delighted that so many of you have made the time to participate. I am even more pleased that a number of our colleagues from UNMISS are here with us. This is truly a reflection of the UN ‘Delivering as One’.
Talking Points: Deputy Country Director, UNDP, Amanda Serumaga Annual Forum for Traditional LeadersJul 14, 2015There is wealth knowledge about the history of customary laws and their application within the South Sudan context. At a time when South Sudan continues to search for a peace, the questions of justice, accountability and reconciliation remain central. It may, therefore, be fair to say that this forum comes at an opportune time.
Statement by Toby Lanzer, UN Deputy Special Representative & Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident RepresentativeNov 26, 2013Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me to speak here this morning. It is a privilege to address you in Freedom Hall as I did one year ago. This is the tenth Governors’ Forum held since 2006; and the third held in independent South Sudan. This Forum is becoming a tradition that serves the country well. UNDP is proud to have supported the previous Governors’ Forums, and to work under the leadership of the Government to make it a success.