Talking Points: Deputy Country Director, UNDP, Amanda Serumaga Annual Forum for Traditional Leaders Jul 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.
Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director at South Sudan National Social Protection Policy Validation WorkshopMay 18, 2013The nascent nation of South Sudan faces formidable challenges. This workshop aims at addressing one of these: building an effective, efficient and integrated Social Protection System.
Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director at RSS/IGAD Regional Initiative for Capacity Building Exit Workshop May 16, 2013Today, we recognize the tremendous progress and efforts made in the past two years by the first group of 46 Civil Service Support Officers deployed in South Sudan. You worked in over a dozen institutions including seven hospitals across the country; a fifth of you were deployed with the Ministry of Labour, Public Services & HR Development at the national level.
Speech by Amanda Serumaga, UNDP Deputy Country Director on Livestock Patrol Unit GraduationApr 18, 2013It is my great pleasure to attend the graduation of the Livestock Patrol Unity and UNDP is honoured to support the South Sudan National Police Service. First, I would like to congratulate the graduates for their hard work and notable achievement.
Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director on handover of GIS LaboratoryApr 18, 2013It is my great pleasure to attend the graduation of the Livestock Patrol Unity and UNDP is honoured to support the South Sudan National Police Service. First, I would like to congratulate the graduates for their hard work and notable achievement.
Speech by UNDP Country Director, Balázs Horvath, South Sudan Integrated Fiduciary Assessment Dissemination Workshop, 7 February 2013 - Juba, South SudanFeb 7, 2013First I would like to thank my colleagues from the World Bank for inviting me to participate in this discussion on the findings from the South Sudan Integrated Fiduciary Assessment. This assessment was conducted jointly with the African Development Bank, the World Bank and UNDP in June and July of 2011. The objectives of the assessment were, one, to develop a shared understanding of the current state of the Planning and Financial management and procurement systems in the country. And two, to identify the strengths and weaknesses so fiduciary risks associated with the use of public funds can be assessed, mitigated, and managed.
Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director, Basic Computer Training completion ceremony, Juba, South SudanNov 30, 2012On behalf of the United Nations Development Programme, I am honoured to be here to commemorate the completion of this training. UNDP is pleased to support the provision of 20 laptop computers, the training of Members and staff of the Council of States on Basic Computer Skills.
UNDP Country Director Statement at the Official Launch of the Crime Statistics ReportOct 9, 2012On behalf of the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr. Toby Lanzer and UNDP, I am honoured to be here at the launch of this important knowledge product, detailing crime trends and statistics in the Republic of South Sudan. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Government, and in particular the South Sudan National Police Service and the Ministry of Interior, for their tremendous efforts leading up to the publication of these reports. These efforts demonstrate that, even with the challenges the new Republic has experienced in the first year of its Independence, there is a progress, commitment and determination to community security, rule of law and peace.
Balázs Horváth, UNDP Country Director, Livestock Patrol Unit Handover, Buluk Police Hospital, Juba, South SudanSep 4, 2012UNDP is proud to have worked alongside the new Government of South Sudan in building the capacity of the South Sudan National Police Service, in order to strengthen the rule of law and help lay the foundations for peaceful and secure communities.