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  • Switzerland Continues its Support to the Recovery and Development Efforts in Darfur Sep 18, 2014

    Khartoum-September 17, 2014 - Switzerland continues its support to the recovery and development efforts in Darfur. Today, an amount of USD267,000 has been granted to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in support for its Livelihoods and Recovery Programme targeting vulnerable communities in Central, West, North and South Darfur.

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

  • Graduation Ceremony of Darfur Youth Volunteers Jun 26, 2014

    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.

  • Darfur reshapes its public spending processes Jun 9, 2014

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

  • Sudan Signs US$ 1,395,000.0 Project for Creating Job Opportunities for Youth in Sudan Feb 20, 2014

    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.

  • Workshop on “Investment Promotion” for Government Executives Feb 18, 2014

    The workshop is carried out as part of the activities of the UNDP project of “Enhancement of Investment Climate for Employment Generation”. The project supports the efforts of Government of Sudan to improve employment opportunities through enhancing investment climate, which will be able to attract investment opportunities to generate more employment. In this respect, the project aims to support the capacities within the National Investment Authority (NIA) and the states investment commissions, to facilitate the creation of enhanced investment climate.

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

    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.

  • Livelihoods Projects in Darfur: Towards Improving the Leather Industry in Darfur Dec 2, 2013

    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.

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