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  • Graduation of First batch of UNDP Labour-intensive project Dec 26, 2016

    UNDP Deputy Country Director Abdel Rahman Ghandour and Minster of Social Welfare for Khartoum state Ms. Amal Al-Beili have attended on December 22nd the graduation ceremony of 500 Labor-intensive project members.

  • Providing Durable Energy Solutions to Sudan: Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity and UNDP Launch the Installation of Solar Pumps in Northern Sudan Dec 22, 2016

    Khartoum , Sudan – December 18th, 2016- Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched today the procurement and installation of 28 solar pumps in the Northern State , commencing thus the first phase of the “Promoting the Use of Electrical Water Pumps” project for a duration of five years. The project’s total budget amounts to 5.19 million USD thanks to generous contribution from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UNDP.

  • Graduation Ceremony of Darfur Youth Volunteers 2016 Dec 21, 2016

    Darfur- December, 2016: Between 14-21 December 2016, 150 youth volunteers were awarded certificates for successfully completing the nine-month voluntary deployment as community development workers in local communities in all the five Darfur states under the Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur Project (YVRDP). The YVRDP is a joint project implemented by UNDP and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) with the support of the Government of Sudan and funded by the Republic of Korea.

  • 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