• Juba Central Prison VTC: Impact Stories
    May 16, 2019

    With the goal to help transform prisons in South Sudan into institutions for reform and reintegration, the Access to Justice and Rule of Law project helped establish a Vocational Training Centre in Juba Central Prison in collaboration with the National Prisons Service of South Sudan.

  • Mobile Courts in South Sudan
    Mar 25, 2019

    South Sudan’s legal system has been seriously neglected due to decades of conflict: lack of court infrastructure and justice services in remote areas; increased unaddressed cases and lengthy periods of detention of suspects. UNDP has provided technical support to the Judiciary and Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to design a mobile court system and tools to enable court monitoring

  • Reconciling Communities: Impact Stories from the PaCC Project in South Sudan
    Dec 20, 2018

    UNDP is working with local communities in South Sudan to improve social cohesion and foster reconciliation through creating and sustaining structures for preventing and resolving local conflicts.

  • Guide on the National Dialogue Process in South Sudan
    Sep 12, 2017

    An overview of key facts about the National Dialogue process in South Sudan as well as steps for community sensitisation. It also provides a list of key messages to be used during the National Dialogue sensitisation process.

  • Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace 2016
    Aug 24, 2017

    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.

  • National Small Arms Assessment in South Sudan
    Aug 1, 2017

    Small Arms Survey undertook a National Small Arms Assessment in South Sudan (NSAASS) to estimate the scale of arms in civilian hands across the country, self-reported motivations for arming, and recent experiences of violence victimisation.

  • Internal Control & Corporate Governance Manual
    May 15, 2017

    The Internal Control and Corporate Governance Manual serves as a guide to assist UNDP partners in South Sudan with day-to-day performance and management functions. In this Manual, UNDP aims to improve and develop its partners’ expertise in financial management, procurement, human resources management, asset management, as well as corporate governance, in order to mitigate risks and build corporate compliance capacities.

  • Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Conflict in South Sudan. A Call to Action
    Sep 6, 2016

    The recent eruption of fighting in Juba, reflects the multifaceted underlying challenges of peace consolidation. UNDP staff in South Sudan have reflected on this very issue given the unfortunate turn of events in Juba. Their thoughts trigger further reflections on the critical pathways and priority actions to achieve the aspiration of sustainable peace and development in South Sudan.

  • Integrated Crisis Response Programme for South Sudan 2016
    Aug 19, 2016

    The overarching goal of UNDP’s Integrated Crisis Response Programme (ICRP) is to support recovery and stabilization and lay down a strong foundation for national reconciliation and sustainable development.

  • Study on the Harmonisation of Customary Laws and the National Legal System in South Sudan
    Aug 15, 2016

    This report relies on the ascertainment study of customary laws in South Sudan to produce an analysis of the harmonisation of the various customary laws across South Sudan, as well as emerging alignment of customary laws with the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan (TCSS), international human rights law, and, as applicable, recent South Sudan legislation, such as the Land Act and Local Government Act that have clarified aspects of customary jurisdiction.

  • Mar 19, 2016

    UNDP South Sudan in collaboration with the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS), conducted a perception survey to measure the views of South Sudanese on issues of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing.

  • New Beginnings: A Way Forward for Transitional Justice in South Sudan
    Feb 25, 2016

    From 10-12 November 2015, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS), the Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a conference entitled, New Beginnings: The Role of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in promoting sustainable peace in South Sudan.

  • Search for a New Beginning: Perception Survey on Truth, Justice, Reconciliation and Healing in South Sudan
    Feb 4, 2016

    The South Sudan Law Society, in partnership with UNDP, conducted a survey to gauge the perceptions of the South Sudanese about transitional justice issues.

  • Reports on Ascertainment of Customary Laws in South Sudan
    Oct 9, 2014

    The documentation of customary law will contribute to the strengthening of the principle of the rule of law in South Sudan, assist the courts in their application of customary law, and contribute towards the efforts by the communities themselves to continue in their commitment to serve as custodians of customary law.

  • Transitional Justice Workshop Report September 2014
    Sep 30, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), organized a two-day workshop in Juba from 22-23 September 2014 to provide technical advice and raise awareness among relevant stakeholders on transitional justice and to share experiences from other countries with functional transitional justice mechanisms.

  • An analysis of Government Budgets in South Sudan from a human development perspective
    Aug 28, 2014

    Government budgets are a principal channel of allocating financial resources and managing government expenditures to usher in economic growth and implement the development plans in the country.

  • Aug 1, 2014

    The overall goal of the two year project is to enhance the national capacities for early recovery, peace building and reconciliation. The project is based on three pillars.

  • May 19, 2014

    The need for a holistic response to the recent widespread violence is necessary to foster national healing and break the cycle of violence. There is a broad recognition that multiple interventions and institutional changes are necessary for stability.

  • May 12, 2014

    This Manual is a product arising from the need to develop a methodology that would effectively engage traditional authorities as law enforcers of customary law systems that are binding on members of their respective communities.

  • Nov 1, 2012

    The Conflict Transformation Strategy (CTS) July 2012–June 2015 is an essential planning tool guiding the state approach to conflict mitigation and transformation.

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