Better together: a common approach to sustainable return in North DarfurJun 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 PeaceMay 15, 2016Azaza 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
Promoting the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in SudanApr 24, 2016April 24, 2016, Khartoum – The United Nations in Sudan in collaboration with Ministry of Justice held donors’ Conference on Promoting Rule of Law and Access to Justice under the Global Focal Point settings at Al Salam Rotana today. The conference was attended by key partners from the UN system, national government and international community.
Switzerland commits $1m to Darfur LivelihoodsApr 20, 2016UNDP and the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency signed today an agreement which will grant $1m to promote sustainable livelihoods of Darfuri people. The Swiss funded Darfur Livelihoods and Recovery Project works to improve natural resource management and reduce natural resource-based conflicts and to strengthen the role of economic actors and public institutions linked to value chains and market during the period between 2016 and the end of 2017.
Bringing Stability to CommunitiesMar 28, 2016March 27, 2016, Khartoum— The Government of Japan has allocated a total of USD 2 million to support UNDP’s Community Stabilization Programme in the southern border states and an additional USD 2 million for the creation of youth employment in Eastern Sudan.
Broadening Darfur’s Peacebuilding PlatformMar 16, 2016Khartoum, March 16, 2016 – Amongst the presence of key national partners, international community and official representatives from Sudan Presidency’s office, the Federal Minister of Finance Mr. Badraddeen Mahmoud on behalf of the Government of Sudan -signed today the first cost sharing agreement with UNDP to support the Darfur Internal Dialogue and Consultations project (DIDC) with a total contribution of SDG 6.4 million (equivalent to USD 2 million.)
Bringing Lifesaving Medicines and Health Commodities to Sudan: UNDP & Ministry of Health Reach an Agreement to Enhance Treatment of Patients in SudanMar 10, 2016Khartoum, March 10th, 2016- The Federal Ministry of Health, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of International Cooperation have signed today an agreement on “Procurement Support to the Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan” with a total budget of USD 60 Million for a duration of three years.
Marking 50 years of Bringing Prosperity to the People of SudanFeb 25, 2016Sudan is as a land of vast development opportunities. Protracted conflict however, has left numerous parts of the country in need of immediate development interventions. UNDP has been present in Sudan since 1978, following the signing of the First Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) on October 24th 1978.
Strengthening the Resilience of Communities in Blue Nile State: Japan Witnesses the Contribution of USD 2.5 Million to Help Vulnerable CommunitiesFeb 24, 2016Damazin, February 24th, 2016- The Sudan Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (SDDRC), the Governor (Wali) of Blue Nile State Mr. Hussien Yasien Hamad, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), arranged a high level visit to Damazin, Blue Nile State, with H.E. Ambassador of Japan Mr. Hideki Ito to witness firsthand progress of the Community Security and Stabilization Programme (C2SP) activities and stabilization efforts in Damazin and Azaza community in Blue Nile State.
Prioritizing DarfurFeb 16, 2016