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  • Supporting Human Rights Mechanisms in Darfur

    UNDP in Collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission organized a two day Consultative workshop on the establishing of Human Rights sub offices for the Human Rights Commission in Darfur.

  • Supporting the Justice Sector Response to Gender-Based Violence

    On 27 May 2015, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Rashida Manjoo, called for a more open and constructive dialogue among all parties to address the causes and consequences of violence against women in Sudan. “The silence and the denials, whether by State authorities or many civil society participants, regarding the subject of violence as experienced by women, is a source of concern,” Ms. Manjoo stressed at the end of her twelve-day official visit to the country.

  • Sweeter than Honey: Economic Recovery Returns to Darfur

    “Since I began my beekeeping business in honey production, processing and wax refining with the Value Chain project, I am now able to support my family. I am now able to sell my products at the local market, as well as further afield in Nyala, Khartoum and Omdurman,” says Abdul-Aziz, a 50-year old father of four, from Bindisi in Central Darfur State. Along with his wife and children, Abdul-Aziz was displaced from his village when the war erupted in his area and forced to seek refugee in an IDP camp in Mukjar. Abdul-Aziz had lost everything.

  • The Man of peace

    Uncle Hamdoun Rahmatallah Hamdoun, has succeeded in bringing about peace and reconciliation in West Kordufan by halting the killing of thousands when a dispute erupted between two tribes at the locality of Meriam, West Kordofan.

  • The Path to Recovery: Returnees in Mazmoom Community

    In Mazmoom community, located in Sennar State, the situation continues to be tense. The combination of nearly 3,800 returning Sudanese, including 1,800 former fighters, who are trying to establish new homes, farms and find pastures for their animal herds has made the situation for the Mazmoon difficult.

  • Training for a Better Future in Blue Nile state

    Last November, twenty three year old Alhindi Abdalla arrived at the Khartoum Vocational Training Centre along with 41 youth from Elhay Elgnoubi, Rosairis locality in Blue Nile State to start their two month vocational training in auto-mechanics and auto-electrics.

  • UNDP Organizes First Forum on Legislative Coordination in a Federal System in Sudan

    The Sudan Judiciary and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched today a comprehensive training workshop

  • UNDP Organizes Information Session in preparation for CoP 21 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

    Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Physical Development H.E. Hassan Abdel Gadir Hilal and UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran addressed today the Sudanese Government delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP 21 in Paris.

  • UNDP Supports Value Chain Development in Sudan

    In the framework of supporting microfinance sectors in Sudan and enhancing capacity building mechanisms of national and sub-national levels for value chain development in Sudan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Microfinance Unit (MFU) at the Central Bank of Sudan organized a five day workshop on “Training on Inclusive Market Development with a Focus on Value Chains and Access to Finance.”

  • UNDP helps empower women prisoners in Eastern Sudan

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