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  • Towards Enhancing the Treatment of Patients in Sudan: UNDP and Ministry of Health Reach an Agreement on Broad-scale Procurement of Essential Medicines Nov 27, 2016

    Khartoum, November 27th, 2016 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Ministry of Health have reached in March 2016 a breakthrough agreement on broad-scale procurement of medicines, medical and laboratory equipment and consumables aiming to extensively increase access to treatment of patients in Sudan.

  • Inception workshop for Third National Communication and Biennial Updated Report Oct 13, 2016

    Excellency: Dr. Hassan Abdelgadir Hilal, Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Physical Development Prof. Omer Al-Tom Al- Shami, Secretary general of the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources

  • International Day for Disaster Reduction Oct 13, 2016

    Excellency Mr. Ismat Abdel Rahman, Minister of Interior Lieutenant Colonel Hashim Hussein, Secretary General, National Council for Civil Defence Honorable guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,

  • Validation Workshop for the GCF Project Proposal Formulation Sep 21, 2016

    It gives me great pleasure to participate in this validation workshop, which has assembled to discuss and inform the finalization of a project proposal that we intend to submit on behalf of the Government of Sudan, for funding from the Green Climate Fund. The title of the proposal is “Building resilience in the face of climate change within traditional rain fed agricultural and pastoral systems in Sudan”

  • undp-and-darfur-land-commission-reach-an-agreement-on-strengthening-land-management-for-peaceful-coexistence-in-darfur Aug 22, 2016

    UNDP Sudan and the Darfur Land Commission have signed today an agreement on Strengthening Land Management for Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur within the overall objective and context of the Darfur Development Strategy. Representing the Darfur Land Commission, Eng. Mohamed Abdulrahman Modalal, asserted that the issue of Land management is a priority for the Commission given its importance in the peace and stability of Darfur. He further welcomed UNDP’s efforts to build the capacity of the Land Management Commission given UNDP’s expertise in the fields of conflict prevention, social cohesion, institutional building and Rule of Law and Governance. He further asserted that the commission is currently undergoing a project that surveys natural resources of Darfur which will further help in Land Management for Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran commended the signing of this important agreement highlighting that the securing land tenure could serve as a mitigation mechanism for many conflicts Darfur which paves the way for sustainable recovery and reconstruction in the five Darfur states. The Strengthening Land Management For Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur project will be implemented jointly by UNDP, UN Habitat and FAO in full partnership with the Darfur Land Commission and the Voluntary Return and Resettlement Commission of the Darfur Regional Authority, the relevant ministries in the five Darfur states , Farmers associations and Nomadic Councils taking into account customary laws and mediating channels that have been historically used in Darfur.

  • Sudan Launches National SDGs Media Campaign Aug 20, 2016

    Aug 20, 2016, Khartoum - With the presence of the State Minister of Welfare and Social Security, the Secretary General of the national Population Council (NPC), and the United Nations Resident Representative. The Minister of Information launched the National SDGs Media Campaign.

  • UNDP celebrates the International Youth Day 2016 in Darfur Aug 12, 2016

    UNDP and United Nations Volunteers celebrate the 2016 International Youth Day in Darfur, Sudan through the Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur project

  • UNDP launches piloting of women’s empowerment network Jul 26, 2016

    image The Country Director of UNDP Sudan Selva Ramachandran has today signed partner agreements with members of a civil society women’s network

  • Better together: a common approach to sustainable return in North Darfur Jun 23, 2016

    “It is simply not enough to save a person’s life. We don’t want to leave them in extreme vulnerability either. The moral imperative extends all the way to reducing and eliminating needs”. Stephen O’Brien, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.

  • Make Cheese Make Peace May 15, 2016

    Azaza was one of the priority communities to be selected as a Community Security and Stabilization Programme (C2SP) target location given the presence of large numbers of displaced people nomads and farmers affiliated with different tribes in the state