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20 Sep 2012 description

The Protection Capacity Standby Project (ProCap) and the Gender Capacity Standby Project (GenCap) are inter-agency resources to strengthen the humanitarian system’s capacity in protection and gender. The projects maintain rosters of senior experts deployed to countries in emergencies. The ProCap project has also developed a protection training for members of other surge capacity mechanisms. Both projects were initially designed as temporary stop-gap measures.

11 Jul 2012 description


The implementation of effective disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) programmes in countries emerging from violent conflict are essential for building and maintaining peace and security. In many instances the disarmament and demobilisation of former combatants was achieved, but reintegration remained a challenge, due to the long-term focus and the substantial resources that are required for such a process to be successful.

13 Mar 2012 description

By Simon Harragin

The Jonglei Study explores how people living in parts of Twic East and Bor counties of South Sudan understand ‘protection’. What do they value, and how do they go about protecting themselves and their families, and communities?

Key points from the study

31 Jan 2012 description


Almost six months after the secession of South Sudan a number of issues remain unresolved between Sudan and South Sudan, including the sharing of oil revenues, border demarcation, the status of the Abyei region, and the return of people of South Sudanese origin who live in Sudan. Conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile States continued throughout the 4th quarter of 2011, displacing thousands of civilians.

31 Jan 2012 description

Peacebuilding Commission
Fifth session
Organizational Committee

I. Introduction

  1. The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/180 and Security Council resolution 1645 (2005), in which the Peacebuilding Commission was requested to submit an annual report to the Assembly for an annual debate and review. The report will also be submitted to the Council, pursuant to its resolution 1646 (2005), for an annual debate. The report covers the fifth session of the Commission, from 1 January to 31 December 2011.

27 Jan 2012 description


  • The TDRP support for the development of a DDR Capacity Program at the African Union takes shape

  • Beyond TDRP countries, technical assistance is extended to Niger and South Sudan

  • DPKO/MONUSCO officially request TDRP support for a new project on DDRRR in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • The Facility for Quality Enhancement and Innovation continues to deliver numerous evaluations and reports on DDR programs across the Great Lakes

23 Jan 2012 description
  1. DDG South Sudan’s objectives, partners and stakeholders
  • Strategic Objectives: The provision of a safe environment for returnees and host communities which will support recovery from conflict in South Sudan.

20 Jan 2012 description
report Save the Children

Since April 2009, Save the Children has been implementing an ECHO-funded cash transfer project in Baac Payam, Aweil East County.

13 Jan 2012 description
report World Bank
  1. Project Context, Development Objectives and Design

1.1 Context at Appraisal

13 Jan 2012 description

From drought to floods — climate variability still impacting on vulnerable pastoral and agricultural communities.

The Eastern sector of the region has suddenly shifted from experi-encing severe drought to floods. This feature is a constant and urgent reminder of climate variability impacting on the most vulnerable pastoral and marginal agricultural communities.

09 Jan 2012 description


Cette Revue Trimestrielle de Sécurité du LRA Crisis Tracker fournit un résumé et une analyse des activités signalées de l’Armée de Résistance du Seigneur (LRA) de juillet à septembre 2011 (la période de rapport soulignée) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), au Sud-Soudan, et en République Centrafricaine (RCA).

09 Jan 2012 description


Par rapport aux premiers sept mois d’année 2011, les attaques signalées, enlèvements signalées, et meurtres signalés en novembre ont continué aux plus bas nivaux pour la quatrième mois consécutif. Novembre a égalé le moins numéro d’attaques LRA signalées d’aucun mois dans la Base de Donnés du LRA Crisis Tracker, qui date de décembre 2009.

Toutefois, les meurtres et enlèvements de civils sont montés légèrement en octobre 2011.

09 Jan 2012 description


In relation to the first seven months of 2011, reported LRA attacks, killings, and abductions in November continued at lower levels for the fourth consecutive month. November had the second lowest number of reported LRA attacks of any month currently in the LRA Crisis Tracker database, which dates to December of 2009.

However, reported civilian killings and abductions have risen slightly compared to October 2011.

05 Jan 2012 description
report UN Radio

Ecouter les nouvelles

Dans une interview exclusive accordée à la Radio des Nations Unies Hervé Ladsous, le Chef des opérations de maintien de la paix aux Nations Unies revient sur le maintien de la paix tout au long de 2011 et les perspectives de 2012, notamment pour la consolidation de la paix.

01 Jan 2012 description
report Sudan Tribune

December 30, 2011 (JUBA) – A new rebel group by the name of South Sudan People Liberation Movement and South Sudan People Liberation Army (SSPLM/SSPLA) announced its formation this week to fight what they describe as “marginalization”.

31 Dec 2011 description

Executive Summary

Purpose of the evaluation

To assess the appropriateness and real time implementation of the ACF integrated approACF since 2007 in Southern Sudan NBeG and Warrap States, in order to verify the ACFievement of its objective (in terms of qualitative and quantitative results), and review and define the most effective approACF and strategy to ACFieve the overall ACF objective of treating and preventing acute malnutrition in the future, in a changing socio political context in South Sudan.

31 Dec 2011 description

In some conflict-affected countries, education itself can become a target of attack for a variety of ideological, political, religious, ethnic, and economic reasons in the context of the larger conflict. Attacks on students, education personnel, and education institutions put the lives of civilians, including children, at risk and may violate international humanitarian and human rights law, including undermining the right to education.