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Study on the Traditional and Changing Role of Gender and Women in Peacebuilding in South Sudan

This report is the result of a short-term study on the traditional and changing roles of gender and women in peace-building. The study involved field research in five locations (Aweil, Bentiu, Bor,…  


Beyond Lip Service: Co-Creating Solutions for Youth Employment in South Sudan

It is easy to write off youth-centric programming in development. The solutions seem straight forward and obvious. The efforts can feel performative. Young people themselves are rarely in the room.…  


Policy leaders come together to explore ways to improve governance systems

Over a four-day workshop held in Juba, key policy leaders and implementers engaged in an open dialogue to enhance the country’s presidential and federal systems.  


Amplifying the Role of Community Radios in Promoting Peaceful Co-Existence

Community Media Network South Sudan (COMNeTSS) in collaboration with UNESCO and UNDP with support from KOICA organized a Peace Conference on 12 February 2020 attended by 65 participants.  


Protecting the Staff and Users of Justice Services Against Coronavirus Pandemic

UNDP Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project has partnered with the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, and the Ministry of Interior to protect the Staff and users of justice services…  


South Sudan Launches Accelerator Lab and Human Development Report 2019

To address key drivers of inequality in South Sudan, improving access to education, basic services, livelihoods support, and innovative solutions tailored to local needs are needed.  


Progress on Yambio Resilience Marked with Launch of Youth Vocational Training Courses and Mobile Court Justice Services

Youth vocational training courses in market-aligned skills, as well as justice services provided by mobile and traditional courts, were on display in Yambio, Gbudue State.  


People of Eastern Lakes Unite Over Love for Wrestling

To mark International Day of Peace, over 8000 people from across 15 counties in the Eastern Lakes area traveled from far and wide to Yirol town to watch their favorite teams wrestle peacefully. Here…  


Stakeholders Seek to Strengthen Conflict Early Warning and Early Response Systems in South Sudan

The South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission (SSPRC) and UNDP, in collaboration with IGAD, recently conducted a training on conflict early warning and early response (CEWER) in Juba.  


Agreement Reached During Inter-Communal Dialogue Between Eastern Lakes and Jonglei on Nile River Disputes

"Through this dialogue, I hope our communities shall learn to use nonviolent means of resolving future difference so that our unity and social cohesion is not threatened."  

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