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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."  


Youth Peace Committees Learn Video Storytelling to Promote Unity in Bentiu

Youth peace committee members in Bentiu are determined to have their stories and the stories of their communities told to the world.  


Bentiu Youth Working Together for Clean, Green and Safe Communities

A group is collectively engaging as the “Youth United for Green and Clean Bentiu" initiated by youth peace committee members in Bentiu, South Sudan.  


Peace Marathon Held to Support Revitalized Peace Agreement

Supported by the Government of Japan and UNDP, and organized by youth-led Grand Debaters organization, a peace marathon was held in Juba on 9 March.  


Embassy of Sweden and UNDP Launch New Community Peace Market Complex

The new contruction in Wowo, Amadi State is designed to unite five neighboring states through trade interdependence and exchange.  


People with Disabilities Advocate for Inclusion and Voice in Peacebuilding

How can people with disabilities effectively participate and advocate for their rights during ongoing peace, dialogue and governance processes in South Sudan?  


Business Skills training for vulnerable women in Bor PoC site

In this story Elizabeth discusses her experience being part of the Village Savings and Loans project being run by SPEDP at the Bor PoC site.  


Youth Groups in Bentiu Come Together for the First Time Since 2013 to Exchange and Interact on Peacebuilding

The groundbreaking exercise brought together 48 youth leaders, and their members, who had not met formally since the start of the civil conflict in South Sudan.  


Peace Committee and Local Communities Prevail as Truce is Achieved in County Conflict in Jonglei

The mediation conference between Duk Padiet and Duk Pagak communities provided a concrete example of the role grassroots peace committees can have in resolving local disputes.  

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