375 Sea Port Ex- Workers in the Red Sea State celebrate the startup of 15 Small BusinessesNov 26, 2015Port Sudan, The Government of the Red Sea State, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan, and two national NGOs Reyada for Capacity Building, Studies and Consultations and Asnyan Local NGO awarded today, 15 winning Small innovative Businesses for 375 Sea Port Ex-Workers within UNDP Sudan Project of “Small Business for Sea Port Ex- workers Communities at Red Sea State”.
UNDP and the British Council invites youth from the Horn of Africa region to submit project proposals to use the arts to work towards peace and developmentNov 15, 2015Khartoum, UNDP-Sudan and the Horn of Africa Leadership and Learning for Action (HOLLA) project of the British Council launched a new initiative calling for proposals from the youth from the Horn of Africa to develop ideas on how to use art and creativity to work towards peace, social development and wellbeing.
Japan reaffirms commitment to promote stability and development of Sudan.Nov 11, 2015Khartoum, 11th of November 2015 – Vice President Hassabo Mohamed Abdel Rahman expressed appreciation to the governments of Japan and Spain for their support towards the stabilization and development of Sudan during a symbolic handover ceremony at Khartoum’s Green Yard, launching the Community Security and Stabilisation Programme.
3,200 Employment Opportunities Available to Young Sudanese in KhartoumNov 10, 2015Khartoum, 9 November 2015 – Officials from the Government of Sudan, the India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Ambassadors in Sudan, as well as senior management from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sudan gathered today with 400 Young Sudanese beneficiaries on the “Creation of Job Opportunities for Youth in Sudan through Labour Intensive Work Opportunities’ Project.
UNDP Country Director: Speech at the opening session of the African Group of Negotiators MeetingSep 30, 2015Excellency, Mr. Hassan Abdelgadir Hilal, Minister of Environment, Forests and Physical Development. Excellency, representatives of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional office for Africa, The New Partnership for African’s Development (NEPAD), the African Union Commission (AUC)
US$ 40 million Announced to Strengthen HIV and Tuberculosis Response in Sudan and reach out to Most Vulnerable PopulationAug 9, 2015Geneva –9 August, 2015 - Two new agreements reached in Sudan by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Ministry of Health and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is set to halt spread of HIV among most at risk Sudanese population and keep TB under control.
Japan Contributes USD 2.5 million to Community Stabilization and Resilience in the Border States of SudanMar 24, 2015Khartoum - The Government of Japan has allocated USD 2.5 million to UNDP’s Promoting Community Stabilization Programme. This generous contribution enables UNDP to support the Government of Sudan initiating project implementation immediately in the target states.
Japan Contributes USD 750,000 to the Strengthening of Rule of Law in SudanJan 28, 2015Khartoum, The Government of Japan has made a generous contribution of USD 750,000 to UNDP’s Strengthening the Capacity of the Sudan National Human Rights Commission (SNHRC) project which will be implemented from 2015 to 2018 with the main objective of supporting the SNHRC in the development of its operational, technical and legal capacities to become a cornerstone within Sudan’s national human rights protection system, in line with the Paris Principles.
Seeking Alterative Energy in Sudan: UNDP and the Ministry Of Water Resources Initiate the Use of Wind Power in Sudan –A 200 Million Dollar ProjectDec 4, 2014Khartoum - The Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed today an agreement on the funding and implementation of a five-year project on “Promoting Utility Scale Power Generation from Wind Energy” in Sudan. The project’s total budget amounts to US$ 217 million of which US$ 213 million is invested by the Government of Sudan, with additional support from the Global Environment Facility and UNDP amounts US$ 4 million.
- The establishment of the regional office is part of UNDP’s project “Strengthening capacity Sudan National Human Rights Commission” aimed to strengthen the governance, functioning and effectiveness of the Sudan National Human Rights Commission and to support its development as an independent national human rights institution in compliance with the Paris Principles. Financial support to the Sudan National Human Rights project has been provided thanks to the generous contribution of the Government of Japan. The Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Hideki Ito expressed his pleasure to support the Sudanese people’s consensus on rule of law and the concept of human rights enshrined in the Interim Constitution. He wished the Japanese contribution would help disseminate peaceful practice of their rights in Darfur through the service of National Human Rights Commission. HE. Dr. Awad Al-Hassan Al-Noor the honorable Minister of Justice said that the Government of Sudan is appreciated UNDP and Government of Japan for generous contribution to people of Sudan in promoting human rights and protection in country. The initiation of the Darfur Human Rights office is major achievement in strengthening human rights in region. Mr. Selva Ramachandran, Country Director of UNDP Sudan noted that strengthening human rights systems at the country level is a vital function, and a key element of this system is the existence of an independent and effective national human rights institution, and the establishment of the regional office in Darfur will constitute a milestone in strengthening rule of law and promotion of human rights in the region. #UNDP #UNDPArabic #Sudan #HumanRights 02 February AT 04:46 PM
- UNDP handed over the Tuberculosis Zonal Laboratory constructed in El-Fasher Teaching Hospital to the State Ministry of Health. The laboratory building and equipment are supported by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, envisioned to improve the quality assurance of TB testing in the state and for Darfur states. Her Excellency, Dr Fatima Ibrahim Mohammed, State Minster of Social Welfare, representing the State Minister of Health inaugurated the Tuberculosis Zonal Laboratory by cutting the ribbon. She said that: “We thank UNDP and Global Fund for the support provided to North Darfur which will help us to face the challenges in the health sector. The laboratory that was established today is very important as effective treatment starts with correct diagnosis”. Dr Fatima assured that the partnership will help in eliminating the diseases, which will then reduce poverty and lead to sustainable development”. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Selva hailed UNDP’s 10 years of partnership with the Federal and State Ministries of Health and other implementing partners have helped to treat 14.4 million cases of malaria, distributing 16 million bednets and, providing 3,800 people with free AIDS treatment all over Sudan. Specifically the grant funds have been used to support 114 health facilities to provide free testing and treatment for malaria in North Darfur, distributing 1.6 million bednets, supporting 18 TB management units, 11 HIV testing centers and one HIV treatment center in North Darfur. #UNDP #UNDPArabic #HIV 02 February AT 04:16 PM
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