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H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit
President

Dr Riek Machar
Vice-President

Dr. Cirino Hitend Ofuho
Minister
 

Vision:
A united, peaceful, prosperous and progressive Southern Sudan, led by a visionary , exemplary, responsive and accountable leadership, in which the rule of law and human rights are upheld, with transparent and efficient government accountable to the people at all levels.

 

Mission:
To enable the President and the overall Office of the president to provide dynamic leadership in realizing the vision of a united and peaceful Southern Sudan, through the development of coherent policy, quality strategies and effective programmes, and by fostering good partnership and improved working relationships and intergovernmental coordination.

The mandate of the Ministry emanates from the general mandate of the GOSS as derived from the CPA, Interim National Constitution and ICSS, and as may be articulated through executive decrees and other administrative and legislative acts of promulgated by competent authority.

 

Functions:

The mandate of the Ministry as a facilitating institution is to establish an effective and efficient institution of the Office of the President capable of:

 

  1. Realising the ministry’s vision
  2. Upholding and implementing the CPA, and looking ahead to the post-CPA period
  3. Consolidating peace and creating a secure and stable political environment for socio-economic development
  4. Initiating a comprehensive process of national reconciliation and healing
  5. Inculcating a culture of peace, unity and tolerance
  6. Mobilising popular energies and resources for reconstruction, development and wealth creation
  7. Promoting national unity and commanding national loyalty through an inclusive and representative government at all levels
  8. Combating corruption and poverty, attaining the Millennium Development Goals, promoting more equitable distribution of wealth, redressing development imbalances and achieving a decent standard of life.

  

Structure:

  

The Vice President works under the president and does not have a separate mandate outside the presidency.


The Ministry is organised into six Directorates:

 

  1. Directorate of Policy, Research and Monitoring
  2. Directorate of Special Programmes
  3. Directorate of inter-Governmental Relations
  4. Directorate of Communications and Public Relations
  5. Directorate of Finance and Administration
  6. Directorate of Security and Protection
     

The ministry also works with Presidential Advisers on strategic issues and with specialised councils and research institutions.

 

Projects and Programs:

 

Under Construction

 

Publications:

 

Presidential Decrees:

 

Presidential Decree 2006 - Appointment of Chairperson and Members of the Southern Sudan War Disabled, Widows and Orphans Commission
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Presidential Decree 2006 - Establishment of  Southern Sudan War Disabled, Widows and Orphans Commission
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Presidential Decree 2006 - Relief from office of Brigadier Tito Biel Chour, Security Advisor in the Government of Unity State
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Presidential Decree 2006 - Suspension of five senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and the formation of an Investigation Committee
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Presidential Decree 2006 -Appointment of Colonel John Madol Betim as Security Advisor in the Government of Unity State
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Functions and duties of GOSS ministers

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Contacts:

 

Under construction

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Functions :: Structure :: Projects and Programs :: Publications and Documents :: Contacts

 

 

This article was updated on Jun 22, 2010