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.
The Challenge within the Challenged Conflict Settings
Dec 1, 2013
The daily security advisories, sounds of radio checks, news of aid workers or peace keepers under attack is something you hear quiet often in the conflict ridden Darfur. The life inside for an aid worker itself is a challenge in the conflict which is intensive care towards peace and stability.
The Darfur Communities Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF) Donor’s visit to Project Areas
Dec 1, 2013
The Darfur Communities Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF) donors visited the project site areas in West Darfur region from 24th to 26th of November. The donor monitoring team visited out reached areas and held meetings with NGO consortiums and government officials.
- South Kordofan: Towards New Prospects of Peace and Development Dec 11, 13
‘IMAN’ Movie: When faith is at the crossroads
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sudan National Commission for Counter Terrorism (SNCCT) and) and the have officially presented the movie ‘IMAN’ amidst prominent presence from high level Government officials, diplomatic corps, UN agencies and media. The premiere event of the production is both part of the Partnering Against Violent Extremism (PAVE) Programme.
Building National Capacities on Aid Management and Coordination in Sudan
UNDP and the Ministry of International Cooperation organized a three day workshop on “Aid Management and Coordination” on October 4 until October 7th.
Step It Up for Gender Equality
International Women’s Day is a crucial opportunity to keep women’s issues on national and international agendas. Despite greater protection for the rights of women; improved access to education; health care and employment - women still do not enjoy the same rights and opportunities as men in many areas. The official United Nations theme for International Women's Day in 2016 is Planet 50-50 by 2030 - Step It Up for Gender Equality.
UNDP and Partners Join Efforts to Scale up Sudan’s Capacity to Fight Tuberculosis
The Minister of Health, Bahr Idriss Abu Garda received today a commemorative key from UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran to mark the handing over of 20 vehicles through the Global Fund grant for combating TB in Sudan at the handover ceremony held this morning at the Ministry of Health.
Towards improving Better Diagnosis and Treatment in Sudan
On 21-23 October 2014 - UNDP –PMU in collaboration with Sudan National AIDS Control Programme (SNAP) launched a three days training workshop on the use of CD4 machines in Sudan.
UNDP ANNUAL REVIEW 2014
On 10 – 11 February more than 100 UNDP partners and staff met at AlSalam Rotana to review UNDP’s achievements over the past year as well as discuss ways forward for 2015 and beyond. With broad representation from state and federal level government counterparts as well as civil society institutions and international partners, the discussions were rich and a number of important recommendations emerged.