STATEMENT DELIVERED BY EUGENE OWUSU, DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL, UN RESIDENT AND HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR, AND UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE AT THE HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON THE NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON UNSCR 1325 ON WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY.
Sep 27, 2016
It recognizes that the rights of women and their safety, engagement and empowerment are crucial to peace building and recovery; it reaffirms the critical role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, and its stresses the importance of giving women an equal voice and participation in the promotion of peace and security.
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 2016
Feb 24, 2016
It 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 Sudan
Feb 16, 2016
I 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 Management
Dec 15, 2015
As 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 Development
Dec 14, 2015
This 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 Festival
Dec 6, 2015
UNDP 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 Director
Oct 13, 2015
On 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, 2015
I 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, 2015
Dear 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 Leaders
Jul 14, 2015
There 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.