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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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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…  


New Vocational Training Centre Launched at Wau Prison to Reduce Recidivism in Western Bahr-el-Ghazal

105 trainees in eight trades graduated from the new Wau Prison Vocational Training Centre in Western Bahr-el-Ghazal State on Friday 18 June 2021.  


NPSSS Expands Rehabilitation Focus with Launch of New Juvenile Reformatory Buildings and Latest Cohort of Juba Central Prison Vocational Training Centre Graduates

The National Prisons Service of South Sudan (NPSSS) marked two new milestones in their progress towards transforming South Sudan’s prisons service into a correctional rehabilitation institution, with…  


NRA and State Governments Conclude Conference with Commitments to Strengthen Tax Administration According to Law

Following two days of spirited discussions on the different roles and mandates of national, state, and local governments with concern to revenue collection, high-level attendees agreed upon several…  


New Era of Collaboration to Improve Tax Revenue Management in South Sudan

The National Revenue Authority, state and national government officials are meeting to comprehensively review their roles and mandates regarding taxing powers and usher in new measures to ensure a…  


Government and Stakeholders Commit to Improve Transparency in South Sudan Extractive Industries

Key stakeholders committed to a series of joint actions to advance South Sudan’s alignment to the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).  


UNDP South Sudan Welcomes New Resident Representative Mr. Samuel Doe

The United Nations Development Programme welcomed Samuel Gbaydee Doe to South Sudan as the agency’s new Resident Representative after presenting his credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon.…  


Economic Cluster Urges Policies to Balance Development with Protecting South Sudan’s Environment

During the launch of UNDP's 2020 Human Development Report, the Vice President led ministerial-level discussions on increasing human development in South Sudan.  

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