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  • 10 Sep 2014
    Launch of the African Economic Outlook Report 2014

    Khartoum, September 10th, 2014 – The 13th Edition of the African Economic Outlook Report for 2014 was launched today with participation of policy makers, ambassadors of African countries, national and international development partners, and the media. The occasion took place at Mamoun Behiery Centre (MBC), where representatives of the Government, African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and MBC addressed the event.

  • 26 Jun 2014
    Graduation Ceremony of Darfur Youth Volunteers - Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur

    The ceremony took place simultaneously in El Fasher and Nyala to celebrate the volunteers’ graduation under the project led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Peace Studies and Research Centres of the Universities of El Fasher and Nyala. Local authorities such as the State Ministry of Finance, State Judiciary, Ministry of Animal Resource, Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) as well as representatives of the African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), El Fasher and Nyala universities have participated in the event.

  • 09 Jun 2014
    Darfur reshapes its public spending processes

    Planning a state’s public spending on local infrastructure and basic services, and keeping reliable and transparent records of that expenditure, is crucial. These processes boost citizen confidence about the integrity of its public officials and good use of the public purse.

  • 21 May 2014
    Crafting South Kordofan’s First Locality Development Plan

    South Kordofan- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with South Kordofan state ministries and local authorities have kick started recently South Kordofan’s first ever Five Year Locality Development Plan.

  • 13 May 2014
    UNDP Regional Meeting on Sustainable Development in a Time of Transition

    Khartoum - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sudan country office and the UNDP Regional Centre- Cairo are organizing a three day high level regional event hosting the Arab states Environment & Energy Community of Practice (CoP) Meeting during the period 13-15 May, 2014.

  • 20 Feb 2014
    Sudan Signs USD 1,395,000 Project for Creating Job Opportunities for Youth in Sudan

    Khartoum, Wednesday 19 February 2014, marked the first engagement between the Government of Sudan and the IBSA Fund for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation through an employment generation project funded to the tune of USD $1,395,000.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    USD 1,300,000 Allocated for Creating Job Opportunities for Youth in Sudan

    Khartoum - The Government of Sudan, The India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation (IBSA Fund) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) endorsed today a USD 1,300,000 project for the creation of youth employment opportunities in Sudan.

  • 19 Dec 2013
    Sudan Releases First National Human Development Report Time to Consolidate Peace by Focusing on Human Development

    Khartoum - Sudan’s first-ever National Human Development Report (NHDR) launched today representing a significant milestone in Sudan’s path towards advancing human development.

  • 10 Dec 2013
    South Kordofan: Towards New Prospects of Peace and Development

  • 09 Dec 2013
    Boosting Human Development in South Kordofan
    Inauguration of Kadugli Civil Service Development Center

    Kadugli - South Kordofan - Today the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the government of South Kordofan inaugurated the Kadugli Civil Service Development Center (KDTC) with participation of local authorities, UN agencies, civil society, and the media.

  • 02 Dec 2013
    Livelihoods Projects in Darfur: Towards Improving the Leather Industry in Darfur

    Some of Darfur’s poorest hides and skins producers are getting a chance to benefit from the growing regional demand of leather products with UNDP’s pilot project ‘Darfur Livelihoods Value Chain Project’ working to improve production techniques for leather production in Sudan.

  • 01 Dec 2013
    The Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF) Donor’s visit to Project Areas

    The Darfur Communities Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF) donors visited the project site areas in West Darfur region from 24th to 26th of November. The donor monitoring team visited out reached areas and held meetings with NGO consortiums and government officials.

  • 01 Dec 2013
    The Challenge within the Challenged Conflict Settings

    The daily security advisories, sounds of radio checks, news of aid workers or peace keepers under attack is something you hear quiet often in the conflict ridden Darfur. The life inside for an aid worker itself is a challenge in the conflict which is intensive care towards peace and stability.

  • 13 Oct 2013
    Toward Strengthening Sudan’s Voice in International Environmental Agreements

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Physical Development, and international development partners organized the “Climate Change Diplomacy” Workshop which is taking place from October 8-10, 2013.

  • 01 Oct 2013
    UNHCR signs agreement to grant work permits for 30,000 refugees in east Sudan

    KASSALA, Sudan, October 2013 (UNHCR) – Nearly 30,000 work permits will be granted to refugees in Sudan's Kassala state under an agreement with the UN refugee agency to improve the livelihoods of refugees and reduce their dependence on external assistance.

  • 24 Sep 2013
    Sudanese Voice their thoughts on the World they want to live in 2030 @ Khartoum Social Good Summit Meet up

    Not less than hundred persons representing civil society organizations, social media activists, university students, government officials and the private sector in Sudan came together on Tuesday 24th September to participate in this year’s Social Good Summit.

  • 04 Sep 2013
    Government of Sudan and UNDP Signed the Country Programme Action Plan for UNDP Sudan

    The Ministry of Finance and National Economy, on behalf of the Government of Sudan, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a $418 million (Four hundred and eighteen million dollars) agreement aimed at supporting the implementation of the Government Development Strategy for 2012- 2016.

  • 24 Jul 2013
    UNDP Supports Value Chain Development in Sudan

  • 13 Apr 2013
    Sudan Launches its First National Strategy for the Development of Statistics

    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.

  • 02 Apr 2013
    Prioritizing Darfur: The 2012 Darfur Joint Assessment Mission

    The signing of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) between the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) and the Government of Sudan in July 2011 brought with it a new impetus for recovery and reconstruction in the Darfur region. As stipulated in the DDPD, a needs-assessment was to be carried out “to identify and assess the needs for economic recovery, development and poverty eradication in the aftermath of the conflict in Darfur.” This assessment would be crucial in considering the needs in social areas and infrastructure which would in turn determine the resources required for addressing those needs within a six year period.