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

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement on Thursday in Juba to launch a…

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Prison Vocational Training Programme Expands to Malakal Central Prison with Support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The vocational training centres in Malakal, Wau and Juba are funded by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.  


Government of Sweden commits to funding an additional $3.4 Million USD to support peacebuilding in South Sudan

Sweden and UNDP South Sudan boost development cooperation funds for peacebuilding in South Sudan  


UNDP Horn of Africa leadership strengthens ties across borders

Seven UNDP Resident Representatives from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, Djbouti, South Sudan and Sudan convened over two days to chart a share vision for the Horn of Africa beyond 2030. Important…  


Ministry of Labour Validates 2021- 2023 National Strategic Plan and Policies

UNDP, The Kingdom of the Netherlands and The Norwegian Government support the Ministry of Labour to officiate a four day validation workshop on national labour policies and strategies for the minimum…  


University Campus Reconstruction and New Vocational Training Centre Officially Launched to Facilitate Returns and Build Durable Peace in Upper Nile

University students, educators, and vocational trainees can prepare to return to Malakal following the launch of reconstructed facilities at Upper Nile University and Malakal Vocational Training…  


Networking Event Amplifies Role of Women Leaders in South Sudan Peace Process and Governance; Calls for Strengthening Intergenerational Ties

The South Sudan Women's Coalition also called for strengthening intergenerational ties amongst women for the good of expanding participation in governance and peace building in South Sudan.  


Commission for Truth Reconciliation and Healing Technical Committee Receives Training on Inclusive and Victim-centred Public Consultations

The training, organized by UNDP and conducted by experts from the International Center for Transitional Justice, examines the tools and methodologies for national and community consultations important…  


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.  


South Sudan Celebrates World Youth Skills Day with Launch of New Business, Employment and Innovation Hub (Juba iHub)

The iHub will serve as a convening place and provide access to internet and digital content for job seekers and innovators.  


South Sudan Receives a Boost for Climate Adaptation

New interventions intended to strengthen the capacity of South Sudan’s government and people to adapt to climate change were launched by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, with support from…  

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