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November 2008: Jonglei Governor Praises New Police and Prisons Project, Encourages More Improvements in the Justice Sector
With support from a three-year, $45 million Multi-Donor Trust Fund implemented by UNDP, in partnership with UNOPS and UNMIS, the GoSS Police and Prisons Services broke ground on a new police and prisons infrastructure initiative in Bor, the capital of Jonglei State, on Friday 21 November....
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October 2008: 35 Journalists and Press Officers Completed Journalism Training in Kassala
Khartoum 23 July 2008 The United Nations system in Sudan, together with the Government of National Unity and the Government of Southern Sudan today signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)...
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July 2008: Southern Sudan Police Service commences $ 45m infrastructure project in partnership with UNDP
Khartoum 23 July 2008 The United Nations system in Sudan, together with the Government of National Unity and the Government of Southern Sudan today signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)...
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July 2008: UN and Sudan Sign UN Development Assistance Framework for 2009-2012
Khartoum 23 July 2008 The United Nations system in Sudan, together with the Government of National Unity and the Government of Southern Sudan today signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)...
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June 2008: Government of Sudan, UN and International Community agree on reintegration - programme for ex combatants and call for donor support
Geneva, 25 June: Representatives of the Government of National Unity of Sudan, the Government of Southern Sudan and United Nations Development Programme, signed today an agreement on the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programme for Sudan which was witnessed by the Government of Japan...
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June 2008: Bridging The Capacity Gap In Southern Sudan, County Staff Complete Participatory Planning and Budgeting Training
Juba, 20 June 2008: As Southern Sudan works towards a decentralized governance at the state and local levels, UNDP and development partners continue to lend their support to build decentralized governance practices and bridge the capacity gap across the 10 southern states and 78 counties ...
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June 2008: Improving Public Expenditure Management In Sudan: Sudanese Civil Society Engages In National Debate
Khartoum 19 June, 2008: Ensuring efficient management of public resources for post conflict recovery and the fight against poverty in Sudan was the focus of a workshop held yesterday in Khartoum...
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March 2008: The Blue Nile State celebrates the art for development campaign in the Blue Nile State
Bakori, Geisan Locality, Blue Nile State, 20th March 2008: Goethe Institute in Khartoum in partnership with the German Development Service (DED), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrate the end 1 phase of their three week arts campaign in Bakori .... Read full story

March 2008: UNDP supports historic meeting of the Executive and Legislative branches of the Government of Southern Sudan
Juba, Friday, 14 March 2008: The Fifth Governors’ Forum and Third Speaker’s Forum of Southern Sudan undertook a joint session here Thursday in the presence of The First Vice President of the Government of the Republic of Sudan .... Read full story

February 2008: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: Sudanese Artists Use Their Skills To Advocate For Development
Khartoum – 28 February – Goethe Institute in Khartoum in partnership with the German Development Service (DED), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launch the second phase of the “A picture is worth a thousand words” campaign .... Read full story

February 2008: Muslim and Christian religious leaders join hands in supporting people living with HIV/AIDS
Khartoum, 25 February 2008: Yesterday, over 50 key religious leaders from both the Christian and Muslim faiths joined together to fully endorse the first training curriculum. .... Read full story

January 2008: The 2007 / 2008 Human Development Report Launched in Juba – “Southern Sudan committed to fighting climate change”
Juba, 30 January 2008: UNDP in Southern Sudan launched the Global Human Development Report 2007/2008, under the theme: Fighting climate change: Human solidarity in a divided world .... Read full story

January 2008: Global Human Development Report 2007/2008 launched in Khartoum: Sudan Reiterates Commitment to Global Fight against Climate Change
Khartoum, 22 January 2008: The United Nations Development Programme launched the Global Human Development Report 2007/2008, under the theme: Fighting climate change: Human solidarity in a divided world .... Read full story

January 2008: 50 Sudanese judges gather today to begin their six week training on Legal Analysis for Effective Dispute Resolution
Khartoum-January 20, 2008: the Sudan Judiciary and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched the opening ceremony .... Read full story

November 2007: Jobs Created as UNDP and Partners Work to Alleviate Poverty Across Sudan
More than 7,000 jobs are created across Sudan as UNDP and Partners work to alleviate poverty and hunger , .... Read full story

November 2007: 883 former SPLA combatants graduate as prison personnel
Juba, 21 November 2007: The Prisons Service of Southern Sudan has graduated 883 former Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Army (SPLA), .... Read full story

September 2007: Prisons Training Center Officially Opens
Juba, 11 September 2007: The first Prison Training Center in southern Sudan has been officially opened., .... Read full story

July 2007: Dinka Ngok Chiefs and Misseriya Leaders To Restore Traditional Mechanisms of Monitoring Pastoral Migration in Abyei Area
Khartoum, 4 July 2007: Mutual trust between the Misseriya and Dinka Ngok was enhanced as leaders of both communities met in Abyei to discuss ways of restoring.... Read full story

June 2007: New seeds of justice sown in Southern Sudan, After two decades of civil war, South Sudan is rebuilding
New York, 12 June 2007: After two decades of civil war with four million people displaced and its infrastructure all but destroyed, Southern Sudan is now finally starting to rebuild – with a new rule of law, .... Read full story

April 2007: Abyei Chamber of Commerce: The Union of Dinka and Misseriya Traders
Khartoum, 15 April 2007 – Following seven months of talks and negotiations, over 80 Misseriya and Dinka traders .... Read full story

March 2007: Working Toward Equal Access To Justice For All: The Legal Aid Network Launched In Sudan
Khartoum, Tuesday March 14 - The Legal Aid Department of the Ministry of Justice, .... Read full story

December 2006: Volunteers helping Sudan meet the Millennium Development Goals Continuing Commitment to Make a Difference
Khartoum 7 December 2006 – “The choice of rehabilitating Omer El-Mukhtar girls school is a very good choice. The school reflects so well the ethnic and cultural diversity of our country .... Read full story

September 2006: Traditional leaders return from tour with call for peace
September 7 2006, Juba – Sixteen traditional leaders, representing various ethnic groups from different parts of Southern Sudan and the Nuba Mountains .... Read full story

August 2006: Ad Melkert ended a four-day Sudan visit Sunday by confirming UN's support to the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement
Khartoum and Juba, 28 August 2006 - As the international community looks to bring peace in Darfur, Mr. Ad Melkert, United Nations Under Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator ended yesterday a four-day visit .... Read full story

August 2006: A Significant Step Toward Empowering The Justice System In Sudan: The Ministry of Finance, World Bank and UNDP launch The Capacity Development of Sudan's Judiciary Project
Khartoum, August 23 2006 – The Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, and UNDP today launched a large programme designed to improve the capacity of an independent Judiciary in Sudan. .... Read full story

July 2006: Civil Service Reform: A High Priority The First Conference On The Good Governance and Civil Service Reform in South Kordofan Since The CPA Signing
Khartoum July 24 2006 - “We inherited a weak and highly politicized civil service system lacking the basic capacities and training requirements .... Read full story

July 2006: Japan Funds New UN Inter-Agency Project to Assist Sudan's Landmine Victims And Help Prevent Future Injuries and Fatalities
Khartoum, 3 July 2006—The United Nations Mine Action Service, UNICEF, the UN Development Programme and the UN Office for Project Services are for the first time launching a joint project in Sudan .... Read full story

July 2006: Launch Of 'Minbar Al-Shabab', The First Youth Newspaper In Sudan, Success Of A Strong Partnership Between UNDP, The Netherlands Embassy, Teeba Press And Sudanese Youth
Khartoum, July 2 2006 - The 'Minbar Al-Shabab', the first newspaper written and produced by Sudanese youth promoting the principles of good governance .... Read full story

May 2006: United Nations and AMIS join forces to train African Union personnel in Darfur
Khartoum, May 1st - To help the African Union carry out its protection mandate in Darfur, the United Nations Development Programme together with other UN agencies .... Read full story

March 2006: The Recovery and Rehabilitation Programmeme Brings Peace Dividends to Rural Sudan
Kadugli, 11 September 2007 - This week the first Ministerial Gender Task Force in South Kordofan state was established. The Task Force is composed of 45 civil servants, 25 of which are women, selected from nine state ministries, .... Read full story

January 2006: UNDP calls for the diaspora to help in rebuilding Sudan
Khartoum, 26 January 2006 – The United Nations Development Programme in Sudan has launched, in partnership with the Government of National Unity, its first project facilitating the transfer of diaspora expertise to Sudan .... Read full story

November 2005: Abyei, First three of eighteen ongoing development projects were handed over by UNDP to Abyei communities
Khartoum, 29 November 2005 - The first three of eighteen recovery projects were handed over by the United Nations Development Programme to Abyei communities on Tuesday, November 20.... Read full story

September 2005: Sudan launches its first Interim Millennium Development Goals Report
Khartoum, 5 September 2005 - “ Sudan has gone very far in achieving the millennium goals. Following the signing the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, the Government has began implementing effectively all development and reconstruction programmes”, .... Read full story

August 2005: UNDP Sudan holds a Workshop on the coordination of NGOs and CSOs efforts for achieving MDGs
Khartoum, 19 August 2005 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held on
Wednesday 17 August a one-day workshop on the coordination of Non-Governmental
organizations .... Read full story


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