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.
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.