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April 2013: Sudan Launches its First National Strategy for the Development of Statistics
Khartoum, 23 April, 2013 - Under the auspices of the Vice President of the Republic, the Central Bureau of Statistics launched today the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) for the Republic of Sudan (2012-2016). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supported the development of the strategy technically and financially....
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April 2013: International Donor Conference for Darfur
Khartoum- April 2, 2013 - On the 7th and 8th of April, the international community will meet in Doha to endorse the Darfur Development Strategy (DDS) developed through a comprehensive consultation process, involving representatives of all social groups of Darfur including IDPs and women, in partnership with the Government of Sudan, the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA), UN agencies, International Financial Institutions and civil society....
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March 2013: Enhancing South - South Cooperation UNDP Sudan an d Central Bank of Sudan Support Micro - finance Development in Somalia
Khartoum- March 11, 2013- Under the auspicies of the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS), the United Nationas Development Programme (UNDP) Sudan in collaboration with UNDP Somalia is organizing a regional workshop on the basics of microfinance and good practices. The workshop that is taking place from 11-13 March 2013 will be attended by representatives from Somalia as well as other neighboring African countries of Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya. .....
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February 2013: UNDP Supports Sudan to Accelerate its Climate Adaptation Practices
Khartoum- February 7, 2013- The Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Physical Development and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today two grant agreements to fund two new Project ideas, the first Climate Risk Finance for Sustainable Rainfed Farming and Pastoral Systems in Sudan (USD150,000) and the second Promoting Low Carbon Development (USD200,000) respectively. Both projects have been developed in close collaboration with the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)......
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December 2012: UNDP Implements its Commitment to the International Aid Transparency Initiative
To translate its full commitment to organizational transparency into action, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), announced an important step by making its internal audit reports publicly available as of December 1st, 2012. From that date, UNDP will post the full audit report, within one month from issuance, on the UNDP website, where it will be accessible for Member States, donors, media and the public at large. The public disclosure of audit reports underlines that UNDP publicly accounts for the funds entrusted to it, and also means being open about challenges and the areas where UNDP needs to improve......
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November 2012: Strengthening Health Systems in Sudan
26th November 2012- At the Central Medical Supplies Warehouse in North Khartoum: 2.7 million USD worth of medical equipment was officially handed over from UNDP to the Federal and State Ministries of Health. The equipment donated by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, included Lab and IT equipment as well as 22 vehicles to upgrade and support 19 Medical Laboratories, 5 Rural Hospitals and 25 Health Care Centers across the country. The Vehicles and IT equipments are intended to strengthen the health management teams at the locality levels. .....
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August 2012: Partnership with the Global Fund and UNDP is making Significant progress to fight AIDs, Malaria and TB
29th August 2012-Khartoum- the 2nd GF Donor Round Table Meeting- was held today to discuss the goals of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria supported programs (GF) in Sudan and to discuss the actual impact of the GF supported programs on the ground. The meeting marks an important milestone in the partnerships under the UNDP-Global Fund supported programs. Key national partners include the Sudanese Government Ministries, .....
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July 2012: Sudan Government and UN Sign $1billion Development Assistance Framework
Khartoum- July 2, 2012. The Government of Sudan and the United Nations signed today the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the Republic of Sudan 2013-2016. The signing of this framework culminated joint efforts exerted by UN Agencies and all relative line ministries under the leadership of both the UN Country Team and the Ministry of International Cooperation. .....
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June 2012: UNDP continues to support the Government of Sudan to develop the capacity of human rights

Khartoum-Thursday 14 June, 2012: As part of UNDP’s support to the Government of Sudan in the area of promoting human rights protection, the Advisory Council for Human Rights organized Thursday 14 June, a high level forum for developing capacities of human rights in Sudan- which coincided with the visit of the Independent Expert for Human Rights, Massaoud Badareen, .....

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June 2012: Towards a Sustainable Sudan: Sudan Rio + 20 Momentum Builds in Sudan

On June 6th, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Sudan hosted a high level video conference between Sudan’s delegation to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Rio + 20 and UNDP advisors Frank Pinto, lead consultant on Climate Change and Development and Stephen Gitonga, Acting Chief, Sustainable Energy Unit in New York. .....

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