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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.  


Business Development Link Event Provides Spotlight on Opportunities and Solutions for Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs in South Sudan

More than 200 corporate leaders, financiers, entrepreneurs and respresentatives attending the Business Development Link event focused on critical actions needed to harness the power of existing…  


Youth Innovation Challenge Sprouts Solutions for Food Security and Agriculture Transformation in South Sudan

Following a three-day rapid innovation sprint, top youth-led solutions to address food security and agricultural transformation in South Sudan were awarded incubation grants to pilot their ideas.  


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.  


Netherlands and UNDP Sign New Agreement to Support Youth Employment and Empowerment in South Sudan

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNDP signed an agreement to launch a new wave of support for youth employment and empowerment across South Sudan through 2022.  


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.  


Youth Innovation Challenge Winners Mentor Next Generation of Tech-Savvy Girls in South Sudan

The “Time-To-Shine” project was the third place winning proposal of UNDP’s Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace  


Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace 2016

The Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace, launched by UNDP South Sudan’s Community Security and Arms Control Project (CSAC) explored ways to engage young people in peace building processes.  

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