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  • UNDP and Partners Join Hand in Fighting Violent Extremism Mar 9, 2017

    The Sudan National Commission for Countering Terrorism (SNTCC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have officially launched today the Partnering Against Violent Extremism project (PVE) amidst prominent presence from high level Government officials presided by the First Vice - President of the Republic and Prime Minister, Colonel General. Bakri Hassan and senior visiting UN officials: Assistant Secretary General, UN Department of Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director Regional Bureau for Arab States Sophie DE CAEN, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Marta Ruedas and UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran.

  • H.E. the President of the Republic of the Sudan Omar Al Bashir receives the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan for the second time Feb 16, 2017

    H.E. President Omar Al Bashir received today, for the second time, the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas at the Council of Ministers Premises. During the 30-minute meeting, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator briefed H.E. the President of the Republic of the Sudan about the ongoing work of the United Nations in the country and the support offered by the national and international partners.

  • Four Qatari NGOs Sign Agreement with UNDP on Darfur Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Strengthening of Land Management for Peaceful Co-Existence in Darfur Feb 16, 2017

    Darfur Community Based Reintegration and Stabilization Programme and the Strengthening of Land Management for Peaceful Co-Existence in Darfur are underpinned by political, security, social, economic and environmental imperatives that are consistent with the goal and objectives of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) and the Darfur Development Strategy which are strongly linked to UNDP strategic Plan.

  • UNDP Appoints Music band Aswat Almadina Goodwill Ambassadors in Sudan Feb 14, 2017

    Popular young Sudanese music band Aswat Almadina were appointed today as National Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan. The signing ceremony took place today at the UNDP Sudan Country office in Khartoum.

  • Development Partners witness UNDP’s Community Stabilization efforts in South Kordofan Jan 25, 2017

    A delegation including UK Special Envoy H.E. Chris Trott, UK Ambassador H.E. Michael Aron, EU Ambassador H.E. Jean Michel Dumond, Netherlands Ambassador H.E. Karin Boven, UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Marta Ruedas, UNDP Country Director Mr. Selva Ramachandran, and WFP Country Representative Mr. Matthew Hollingworth visited UNDP supported project sites in Kadugli. The delegation was welcomed by the Wali of South Kordofan, Dr. Eisa Abbakr.

  • Providing Durable Energy to Sudan: UNDP and Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity Initiate the Use of Solar Water Pumps for Irrigation Jan 24, 2017

    The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have initiated today the first stage of implementing a solar water pumps project for irrigation in the Northern State. The “Solar for Agriculture” project is a 5 year project implemented in the Northern State of Sudan with a total budget of USD 4.89 million, thanks to generous contribution from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).

  • 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.

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