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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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South Sudan Launches Accelerator Lab and Human Development Report 2019

To address key drivers of inequality in South Sudan, improving access to education, basic services, livelihoods support, and innovative solutions tailored to local needs are needed.  


Progress on Yambio Resilience Marked with Launch of Youth Vocational Training Courses and Mobile Court Justice Services

Youth vocational training courses in market-aligned skills, as well as justice services provided by mobile and traditional courts, were on display in Yambio, Gbudue State.  


Norway and UNDP Collaborate to Strengthen Governance and Economic Management

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in South Sudan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), today announced the signing of a three-year partnership agreement to implement a new project, Governance…  


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…  


Reconstruction Works Begin on Upper Nile University Campus in Malakal Following Ground Breaking Ceremony

Reconstruction works, supported by Japan and UNDP, on Upper Nile University launched on Saturday, 29 June, during a ground-breaking ceremony in Malakal.  


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.  


National Roundtable on GBV Prevention and Response Highlights Newly Established Court

National stakeholders met to discuss actionable steps towards strengthening prevention and response measures to address gender-based violence (GBV) cases in South Sudan on Monday 27 May  


Inter-agency Peacebuilding Support to Bentiu Youth Culminates in Handover of New Liech Primary School Facilities and Youth Peace Center

The “Beyond Bentiu Response” was launched in early 2017 to establish an expanded durable service provision and enhanced quality of life outside of the PoC, including peacebuilding initiatives to…  


Milestone Moment for NPSSS as Database Center Launched and Newest Cohort of Inmates and Prison Staff Graduate from the Vocational Training Center in Juba Central Prison

The vocational training programme aims to prevent recidivism by imparting technical skills to inmates that will enable them to pursue productive activities, earn their livelihoods and facilitate…  


Torit State Revenue Authority Officially Inaugurated by State Government, National Revenue Authority, Embassy of Japan, African Development Bank, and UNDP

The launch in Torit follows Jubek, Gbudue, Aweil, Jonglei, and Gogrial where state revenue authorities have been established in the last two years.  

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