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Inside a Peace Committee: Dedicated Community Members in Rumbek Seek Sustainable Solutions

Established by UNDP South Sudan’s Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project, with support from the Government of Sweden, peace committees act as arbiters and mediators of community level conflicts…  


Greater Pibor Administrative Area Political Retreat Convenes to Strengthen Unity, Reconciliation and Peace

The political retreat was supported by UNMISS Civil Affairs Division, and UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion project with funding from the Government of Sweden.  


New Cohort of Community Trainers Prepared in Trauma Healing and Psychosocial Support in Conflict-Affected Populations in South Sudan

Supported by the Government of Sweden, the three-week training examined a range of psychosocial, trauma recovery/healing, and peacebuilding concepts.  


Understanding the Roles and Subcultures of Youth and Women in Peacebuilding in South Sudan

To hone focus on the interconnectedness of conflict actors, causes and issues, UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion (PaCC) project undertook two integral studies to better understand the context and…  


Understanding Youth Subcultures in South Sudan: Implications for Peace and Development

South Sudan youth comprise 74 percent of the population. The youth in South Sudan have been, for a long time, the logs that fuel the fire, positively as they drive the rural and urban informal…  


A Centre for Greater Pibor’s Peacebuilding Women

“Our work as women in Greater Pibor Administrative Area is to promote communities to live in peace and unity,” said Kurkur Lotilem, a Kabarthe elder leader.  


DDR Commission Engages and Sensitizes SSPDF Leadership on Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration

The DDR Commission conducted sensitization sessions with leadership of South Sudan Peoples Defence Forces (SSPDF) at the Military Headquarters in the Bilpam Barracks in Juba on 1 June 2021.  


AlertMe Mobile App Wins Youth Innovation Competition to Strengthen Conflict Early Warning and Response in South Sudan

“This is a proud day of my life, participating in and winning the Innovation Challenge for Peace. I thank UNDP South Sudan, the Government of Sweden and Korea for this investment in the talent of…  


Ingenuity in the Face of Crisis: Solutions-Mapping in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

Communities are adapting to change and deploying local solutions in the face of challenges in Jonglei State, South Sudan.  


#ChooseToChallenge: Jonglei Women Get Candid on Leadership and Participation in Decision Making Structures

In Jonglei State, women want their voices heard. Here's what they are saying.  

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