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13 Jun 2018 description

As countries integrate the SDGs into their domestic development priorities and plans, the value which South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSC/TrC) initiatives can potentially add to efforts intended to end poverty, achieve gender equality, and support sustained and inclusive economic growth seems to be widely underestimated.

29 May 2018 description

29 May 2018, Juba - Forty judges, investigators, prosecutors and social workers countrywide, among them seven women, started a five-day training in Juba - Landmark Hotel - to enhance and upgrade their professional competences in dealing with Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases in South Sudan.

The training, funded by the Kingdom of Netherlands, is being organized by UNDP's Access to Justice project in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the South Sudan National Police Service and Judiciary of South Sudan.

14 Mar 2018 description
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Executive Summary

In countries affected by fragility and conflict, state institutions (i.e. public administration) co-exist among formal and informal arrangements that mirror ineffective power arrangements. These arrangements are products from protracted power struggles between elites struggling to remain in power and control the distribution of rents and resources. The challenges facing situations of fragility and violent conflict are daunting and multidimensional.

07 Mar 2018 description

Juba, 6 March 2018 – The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) relaunched the Emergency Call Centre in Bulluk, Juba. Minister of Interior Lt. Gen. Michael ChiangJiek Geay Mut, Inspector General of Police Gen. Majak Akec Malok, H.E Ambassador of Japan Mr. Seiji Okada and UNDP Country Director Dr. Kamil Kamaluddeen oversaw the ceremony, which included the handover of 100 first aid kits and 50 base station radios to support the successful operations of the Emergency Call Centre.

01 Mar 2018 description

Juba, 28 February 2018 – Jubek State Deputy Governor Hon. Francis Latio along with the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan H.E. Seiji Okada, and UNDP officially inaugurated the Jubek State Revenue Authority today in Juba. The Jubek State Revenue Authority is the second-ever state revenue authority launched in South Sudan.
The Government of Japan, with UNDP technical support, has assisted the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to address the economic situation in South Sudan and to diversify the revenue base from near complete dependency on oil revenue.

15 Feb 2018 description

15 February 2018, Juba — A consultative workshop on a newly developed policy framework of the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, with financial and technical support from UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project, closed sessions on Wednesday after examining existing laws, and advocating for changes in the legal system with the aim of enhancing justice and efficiency in the justice sector.

29 Jan 2018 description

29 January 2018, Juba — South Sudan Law Reform Commission (SSLRC), supported by UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law project, is facilitating a consultative meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at Juba Regency Hotel, to incorporate inputs from relevant stakeholders on the draft legal aid bill. The draft bill offers for an independent legal aid board that will manage and deliver legal aid in South Sudan and create relevant policies to facilitate the process.

26 Jan 2018 description

The conflict, which continues today, has devastated the country, resulting in tens of thousands of civilian deaths, and the displacement of 4 million people, 1.9 million of which are internally displaced and another 2 million who fled to neighboring countries. The chaos threatens the world’s youngest country with collapse and regional instability.

26 Jan 2018 description

Executive Summary

In recent years, a combination of armed conflict, climatic shocks and long-standing socioeconomic and governance deficits in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen have led to acute humanitarian emergencies and famine or near famine situations.

18 Jan 2018 description

Ce document couvre les activités du mécanisme de mise en œuvre du New Deal en 2016. Depuis la création du Mécanisme en 2014, plusieurs pays du g7+ ont réalisé des progrès significatifs, et de nouveaux pays ont commencé la mise en œuvre comme la Guinée et la Guinée-Bissau qui ont reçu en 2016 le financement du Mécanisme. L'année dernière a été, pour un certain nombre de pays du g7+, une période de reconstruction, de relèvement suite à nombreux chocs récurrents.

17 Jan 2018 description

This document covers activities of the New Deal Implementation Support Facility in 2016, its third year of full operation. Since inception of the Facility in 2014, many G7+ countries have made significant progress, including new additions, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau receiving Facility funding in 2016. Last year was a period of reconstruction, recovery and coping with recurrent shocks for a number of G7+ countries.

29 Nov 2017 description

29 November 2017, JUBA – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the national rule of law institutions (Ministry of Justice, Police, Prisons, and Judiciary) recently feted the graduation of the first batch of 100 rule of law women in English and computer skills. In a ceremony held at the Kampala University Juba campus on Thursday 23 November, the 100 women were commended for successfully completing the six-month training, which included English literacy, numeracy, and computer skills.

02 Oct 2017 description

Peace and stability are key to achieving the Global Goals in the Arab States, EU-UNDP report says

First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels.

Entitled “ Empowering people and building peaceful societies”, the report showcases results of the many initiatives carried out by the EU and UNDP, impacting the lives of millions of people across the region.

28 Sep 2017 description

Juba, 28 September 2017— the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Access to Justice project in collaboration with Human Rights Initiative launched a pocket guide on Wednesday "Legal Provisions Relating to Gender Equality and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in South Sudan" with a consensus on the need to transform and scale up the country’s gender legal framework, to enhance the protection of women and girls against discrimination, forced marriage and gender-based violence.

21 Sep 2017 description

20 September 2017, Juba — Stakeholders met on Wednesday to review and discuss the contents of a manual on the investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) cases in South Sudan. The validation workshop was presided over by the Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon. James Mayen Oka and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Gender, Child, and Social Welfare Hon. Esther Ikere.

21 Sep 2017 description

21 September 2017, Juba — The Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a new agreement on Thursday extending support to strengthening the rule of law and expanding access to justice for the people of South Sudan through 2020.

The new funding totals US$10.2 million until March 2020.

20 Jul 2017 description

Key Points

• Strong commitment from field leadership and operational actors on NWOW needs to be backed by unified direction from headquarters. There is a need for a clear roadmap from the UNDG and IASC to move forward systemically.

11 Jul 2017 description
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Yumbe District Investment Profile
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Adjumani District Investment Profile
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Arua District Investment Profile
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Koboko District Investment Profile
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Lamwo District Investment Profile
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Moyo District Investment Profile
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Hoima District Investment Profile
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Kamwenge District Investment Profile
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Kiryandongo District Investment Profile
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Kyegegwa District Investment Profile

About the Investment Profiles

In preparation for the Uganda Solidarity Summit 2017, the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uganda to prepare investment profiles.

The profiles are intended to mobilise additional investments and commitments to support the country’s efforts towards a more diversified and resilient economy that integrates refugees.

07 Jul 2017 description

Kampala - Members of the Private Sector have been asked to match up the public sector’s efforts towards supporting refugees.

The call was made by Mr. Patrick Bitature, the Chairperson of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) during the Uganda Solidarity Summit’s Private Sector Side Event focusing on the theme: “Enabling the Private Sector to support Refugees and Refugee hosting communities.”