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11 Sep 2018 description

Introduction

Amnesty International submits this briefing to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (the Committee) ahead of its examination, in September 2018, of Sudan’s fifth periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (the Covenant or ICCPR). The submission highlights Amnesty International’s concerns in Sudan in relation to several questions on the Committee’s List of Issues to be taken up in connection with its consideration of the state report.

07 Sep 2018 description

Author: UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation

As the largest global programme addressing FGM, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change plays a critical role in achieving Target 5.3 which calls for the elimination of all harmful practices by 2030, under the Sustainable Development Goal 5. The main document analyses, "How to Transform a Social Norm," is a three-part reflection on Phase II (2014-2018).

10 Aug 2018 description

E l Geneina: UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR), Ms. Anita Gbeho recently, concluded a two-day visit to Sector West. This is her first working visit to West Darfur since she assumed duty as DJSR in May 2018.

Upon her arrival in El Geneina, Ms. Gbeho paid a courtesy call on the State Wali (Governor), Mr. Hussein Hammad at his office, with whom she exchanged various points of view as part of her efforts to enhance cooperation with local authorities and discuss the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2429 (2018).

14 Jul 2018 description

Picture this in rural western region of Sudan - an increasing and high number of displaced population, overwhelming economic and livelihoods dependency on natural resources, uncertainty due to lack of a comprehensive legal basis for land ownership and land user rights, and severely limited ability for official land demarcation and on ground survey – all these elements leads to a recipe for competition and grave conflict.

29 Mar 2018 description

On 26 and 27 March 2018, some 100 women from Darfur’s five states, representing the state government, parliamentarians, localities, civil society organizations and internally displaced persons (IDPs) gathered in El Fasher, North Darfur, to attend the Global Open Day on the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security.

02 Mar 2018 description

Within the framework of this strategy, Sweden’s development cooperation with Sudan is to contribute to sustainable peace, improved conditions for good public service delivery, and strengthened resilience. The strategy will apply in the period 2018–2022 and provide a total of SEK 1 200 million.

Activities will contribute to the following objectives:

Sustainable peace

13 Dec 2017 description

Introduction

World Humanitarian Data and Trends presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance. Its purpose is to consolidate this information and present it in an accessible way, providing policymakers, researchers and humanitarian practitioners with an evidence base to support humanitarian policy decisions and provide context for operational decisions.
The information presented covers two main areas: humanitarian needs and assistance in 2016, and humanitarian trends, challenges and opportunities.

30 Nov 2017 description

1 Introduction

The purpose of the Programme Manual for the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) is to provide partners with information for good programming based on IASC guidance as well as to define minimum programmatic requirements for SHF projects. Guidance specific to the context in Sudan is included when available. All partners are expected to work within the HCT Minimum Operating Standards.
Specific strategic orientations or additional programmatic requirements may be specified in any allocation paper.

2 2018 Positioning paper

16 Nov 2017 description
report Islamic Relief

“We are in danger of ending life as we know it on our planet” Islamic Declaration on Climate Change

05 Oct 2017 description

Sudan – UN Environment and partners are working to enhance women’s role in conflict resolution and environmental management at the community level.

Al Rahad, a dusty town in central Sudan, is emblematic of the challenges facing the country. Drought and deforestation have created tensions between the communities that rely on the region’s dwindling natural resources. At times, these tensions have escalated to conflict.

06 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

Sudanese women journalists started an initiative that strifes to defend the rights of women journalists.

The journalists held a press conference at the Teiba Information Centre in Khartoum on Thursday to announce the start of the initiative, which still has to be named.

The initiative aims to improve the women journalists' rights to work, equal pay, and promotion together with the possibilities of receiving training. It is registered with the Sudanese Registrar of Companies as a non-profit organisation.

31 May 2017 description

Summary of needs, targets & requirements

In 2017, an estimated 4.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Sudan. This represents a reduction of one million compared to 2016, attributed largely to a reduction in the number of people in need of food and livelihoods assistance compared to 2015, when the El Niño event impacted agricultural performance.