Regional Cooperation

Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts
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H.E. Deng Alor Kuol
Minister
 

Minister's Profile:

 

 

 

Functions:

The Ministry of Regional Cooperation performs the following functions and duties:

 

  1. Advise the President, Council of Ministers and the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly on diplomatic issues;
  2. Act on behalf of GoSS to establish, develop and maintain good relations and cooperation with foreign governments;
  3. Represent the needs and policies of the Governement of Southern Sudan to other nations and international organizations;
  4. Open and manage GoSS Liaison Offices in selected countries outside Sudan;
  5. Develop and coordinate plans and policies pertaining to international support for GoSS;
  6. Undertake, in collaboration with the GoSS Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and other ministries and commissions, negotiations with foreign governments and international agencies for financing agreements with donor organizations;
  7. In coordination with relevant implementing government authorities, follow up agreements made between the GoSS and foreign governments and agencies;
  8. Develop and coordinate policies and programmes pertaining to international support in the field of humanitarian relief and rehabilitation;
  9. Receive heads of states and other foreign dignitaries and coordinate their programmes and provide protocol services while in Southern Sudan; and
  10.  Establish and maintain a system for regular liaison meetings and reporting with foreign consulates in Juba, UN Agencies, foreign government agencies and international non-governmental organizations.

 

Structure:

 

The ministry has the following units to facilitate its mandate:

 

  1. GOSS Liaison Offices and the Diaspora;
  2. Directorate of Administration and Finance;
  3. Directorate of Multilateral and International Relations;
  4. Directorate of Bilateral Relations;
  5. Directorate of Protocol and Public Relations;
  6. Directorate of ICT and Media;
  7. Directorate of Aid Coordination; and
  8. Directorate of Research, Training and Capacity Building.

 

Projects and Programs: 

 

  • Restructuring and reorganisation of the Ministry based on a report on functions and structures prepared in 2009;
  • Transformation of the Ministry from a Ministry of Regional Cooperation to Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • The Ministry is currently undergoing the process of preparing a strategic plan; and
  • The Ministry is in the process of creating a Foreign Policy framework.
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Publications and Documents:

 

 

Under construction

 

 

Contacts:

 

Under Construction

 

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This article was updated on Feb 4, 2011