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.
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.”
UNDP & GFATM launch the use of Mobile Clinics to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis in Remote Areas in Sudan
May 7, 2017
Since 2005, the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria (GFATM) has been supporting national efforts to combat HIV /AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as well as strengthen health systems in Sudan. Investing around 400 million USD, the project has achieved great milestones in the fight against these diseases during the past 12 years.
Unite to End TB: 21 GeneXpert machines had been installed all over Sudan to enhance the rapid detection of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis!
Mar 23, 2017
Today, marks the world TB Day 2017 under the theme ‘’Unite to End TB’’. On this day, The United Nations Development Programme in Sudan and through the support of The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health, have succeeded to invest 121,000 USD to enhance the rapid detection of the Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. This included procurement and installation of 21 GeneXpert machines, training of 60 lab technician and rehabilitation of 8 laboratories
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.