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.
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.
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.
Partnering Against Violent Extremism – “PAVE”: A Curtain Raiser
Nov 1, 2016
(UNDP SUDAN): Violent extremism has become a key issuein Africa and Arab regions. Sudan though was able to keep this issue
Aug 22, 2016
UNDP Sudan and the Darfur Land Commission have signed today an agreement on Strengthening Land Management for Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur within the overall objective and context of the Darfur Development Strategy. Representing the Darfur Land Commission, Eng. Mohamed Abdulrahman Modalal, asserted that the issue of Land management is a priority for the Commission given its importance in the peace and stability of Darfur. He further welcomed UNDP’s efforts to build the capacity of the Land Management Commission given UNDP’s expertise in the fields of conflict prevention, social cohesion, institutional building and Rule of Law and Governance. He further asserted that the commission is currently undergoing a project that surveys natural resources of Darfur which will further help in Land Management for Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran commended the signing of this important agreement highlighting that the securing land tenure could serve as a mitigation mechanism for many conflicts Darfur which paves the way for sustainable recovery and reconstruction in the five Darfur states. The Strengthening Land Management For Peaceful Coexistence in Darfur project will be implemented jointly by UNDP, UN Habitat and FAO in full partnership with the Darfur Land Commission and the Voluntary Return and Resettlement Commission of the Darfur Regional Authority, the relevant ministries in the five Darfur states , Farmers associations and Nomadic Councils taking into account customary laws and mediating channels that have been historically used in Darfur.
UNDP celebrates the International Youth Day 2016 in Darfur
Aug 12, 2016
UNDP and United Nations Volunteers celebrate the 2016 International Youth Day in Darfur, Sudan through the Youth Volunteers Rebuilding Darfur project
UNDP launches piloting of women’s empowerment network
Jul 26, 2016
image The Country Director of UNDP Sudan Selva Ramachandran has today signed partner agreements with members of a civil society women’s network
Better together: a common approach to sustainable return in North Darfur
Jun 23, 2016
“It is simply not enough to save a person’s life. We don’t want to leave them in extreme vulnerability either. The moral imperative extends all the way to reducing and eliminating needs”. Stephen O’Brien, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.
Make Cheese Make Peace
May 15, 2016
Azaza was one of the priority communities to be selected as a Community Security and Stabilization Programme (C2SP) target location given the presence of large numbers of displaced people nomads and farmers affiliated with different tribes in the state
Switzerland commits $1m to Darfur Livelihoods
Apr 20, 2016
UNDP and the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency signed today an agreement which will grant $1m to promote sustainable livelihoods of Darfuri people. The Swiss funded Darfur Livelihoods and Recovery Project works to improve natural resource management and reduce natural resource-based conflicts and to strengthen the role of economic actors and public institutions linked to value chains and market during the period between 2016 and the end of 2017.