Social Good Summit 2017 Concludes in Khartoum Amidst Huge Interest from the Sudanese Youth
Sep 18, 2017
Yesterday, the Social Good Summit has concluded its sessions in Khartoum with the promotion of five innovative solutions to overcome developmental challenges in Sudan. Around 250 Sudanese youth have attended this year’s Social Good Summit, which was hosted by Future University. Students from across Sudan have presented their ideas and solutions for developmental challenges in Sudan to a large audience of academia , private sector representatives in addition to a number of media houses.
UNDP Enhancing Local Capacities on Legal Aid and Alternative Disputes Resolutions in Darfur
Sep 7, 2017
UNDP in collaboration with Civil Aid Organization (CAO) has recently conducted a series of training workshops in East and Central Darfur, during July and August 2017, as a part of the joint program for the Rule of Law and Human Rights in Darfur.
UNDP and Judiciary Organize forums in Darfur to strengthen the Criminal Justice Chain
Aug 28, 2017
As part of the Joint Programme for Rule of Law and Human Rights activities, the Sudan Judiciary in collaboration with UNDP have carried out 12 training sessions on strengthening the criminal justice and prisons chain in 4 Darfur states East Darfur (El Deian) West Darfur (EL Geneina), Central Darfur (Zalinge) and South Darfur (Nyala) between May and August 2017.
UNDP Introduces Training on International Human Rights standards to Prisons Administration in Darfur
Aug 28, 2017
Between July and August 2017, UNDP have organized a 3 three-day workshop on International Human Rights Standards and prisons in Khartoum, Nyala and El Fasher in Darfur. The workshops were focused on introducing the international human rights standards related to prisons and the national legal framework pertaining to the legal aid.
UNDP Sudan Youth Volunteers celebrated International Youth Day in Darfur
Aug 17, 2017
To celebrate the 2017 International Youth Day, the UNDP Sudan Youth Volunteers Supporting Peace and Recovery in Darfur Project (YoVoReD) held a series of youth centred events from the 10th to 13th August 2017. The events were organized in collaboration with State Governments, UNAMID, UN Agencies other grassroots organisations and groups in West, North and South Darfur States of Sudan. A total of 3,000 Darfuri people from different backgrounds; including 90 YoVoReD Youth Volunteers, participated in the celebration of the occasion across Darfur.
Renewable Energy Serves as a Peacebuilding Catalyst in Sudan
Jun 18, 2017
Solar powered water pumps run on electricity generated after its absorption by photovoltaic panels. The panels collect the radiated thermal energy from the sun and convert it to electricity that powers the pumps for water extraction. This technology is extremely viable for regions that receive high temperatures and consistent sunlight (Ahmed and Anderson 1995). Sudan is one of the countries on the solar belt zone where radiation of the sun is the strongest.
Global Goals Programme - Call for Applications
Jun 5, 2017
The Global Goals Advocate Programme, is a series of comprehensive advocacy activities led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan aiming to advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals and promoting the UNDP Country Office achievements/activities among Sudanese youth. The programme will be spearheaded by 20 talented young leaders who will work as SDGs advocates and agents of change for UNDP in Sudan.
UNDP and Sudan National Commission for Counter-Terrorism Sign Agreement on Prevention of Violent Extremism
May 29, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme in Sudan (UNDP) and the Sudan National Commission for Counter-Terrorism (SNCCT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in the area of Prevention of Violent Extremism. Through the collaboration in the context of the MoU, the UNDP and SNCCT intend to address at-risk youth and vulnerable people potential to be affected by extremism and build national, state and civil society’s capacities to prevent and address violent extremism in Sudan.
UNDP Speech at the ABS Inception Workshop Sudan National Assembly
May 24, 2017
The Access to Benefit-sharing is a key tool for facilitating the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol, by enhancing legal certainty and transparency on procedures for access and benefit-sharing, and for monitoring the utilization of genetic resources along the value chain, including through the internationally recognized certificate of compliance.
Products Up Front: A focus on the economic empowerment of women
May 22, 2017
“We have seen a real change in the women and girls after they started working on the toys” says Nour Hussein, Founder and Director of the Shamaa Organisation. “Working on the toys has changed their state of mind. Before they were dormant, now they are more active and goal-oriented.”