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.
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.
UNDP Sudan has signed yesterday a letter of Agreement with the Center for Studies and Culture
UNDP Sudan has signed yesterday a letter of Agreement with the Center for Studies and Culture of Peace of the Sudan University of Science and Technology in Khartoum.
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.
Supporting Human Rights Mechanisms in Darfur
UNDP in Collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission organized a two day Consultative workshop on the establishing of Human Rights sub offices for the Human Rights Commission in Darfur.
Sudanese and Regional Perspectives on Community Stabilization in Sudan
A three day workshop on Community Stabilization have commenced today in Khartoum on Community Stabilization organized by UNDP in collaboration with the Sudan Disarmament, demobilization and Reintegration Programme (SDDR).
Global Good Summit 12-14 September 2015
The social good summit is held every year during the United Nations Week in 27-28 September under the slogan “What type of world I want to live in by the year 2030”.
The main objective of holding this summit is to examine the impact of technology and new media on development initiatives worldwide as well as providing concrete solutions for sustainable development.
Supporting Biodiversity in Sudan: UNDP and Government of Sudan Launch the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan
As part of UNDP’s continuous efforts to build the capacities of developing countries to manage biodiversity through the provision of sound policy advice and the implementation of programmes that demonstrate sound biodiversity management practices, UNDP Sudan in collaboration with the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources launched on August 24th the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) which serves as a reference for biodiversity interventions in Sudan.
Youth Day Celebrations in Sudan
In Khartoum, around 50 students from the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Sudan University organized an open day drawing exhibition under the theme “Youth Civic Engagement in colours” on 9th August. The day opened up a space for young people to share their stories and ideas on civic engagement and to highlight their future roles and their achievements in pushing forward the development agenda in Sudan.
Towards Improving Human Rights Complaint Procedures in Sudan
The Sudan National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the United National Development Programme organized on June 14-16 training on complaint procedures and the mandate of National Human Rights Institution in Human Rights protection in Sudan. .
Using Innovation and Human-Centred Design Approaches to Promote Civic Engagement in Sudan
Khartoum, 12 May, 2015: UNDP Sudan conducted its first prototyping workshop for its newly proposed online platform “Raik Shino.”
“Raik Shino” is an online gamified dialogue platform that enables the Sudanese public with a forum to creatively interact and discuss the future of 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.
#Sudan2030 - The Future is Here:
Sudan Embarks on a New Foresighting Experience to Enhance Strategic Planning and Decision Making
Emerging futures and signals of change are constantly a topic of interest in Sudan, given the various socioeconomic complexities that are constantly shaping and modifying the modern face of the country.
Working Towards Improving Forecasting and Quantification of Medicines and Laboratory Commodities in Sudan
Ensuring that life saving medicines and commodities are received by beneficiaries in a timely and swift manner is a key aspect of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Fund Programme Unit (PMU) work across Sudan.
Launching of Indoor Residual Spraying campaign – Sinnar State
The National Malaria Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health and Sinnar state Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Health –Organization (WHO) launched the Indoor Residual Spaying (IRS) campaign under the slogan (Indoor spraying in order to cut malaria transmission cycle) for the period of 29/10 – 28/11/2014.
Sustainable Development in a Time of Transition
The 2014 Arab Energy & Environment UNDP Community of Practice (CoP) event takes place in Khartoum, 13 – 15 May. The event builds on a series of recent international gatherings to elaborate a common UNDP vision and strategy for the region in order to achieve the new strategic plan goals of sustainable development in the dynamic, complex and changing transitional context that currently defines development in the Arab region
Darfur Coordination Meeting for Recovery, Reconstruction and Development
Beset by years of endemic conflict, poverty, destruction of natural resources, and deterioration of livelihoods, the state of Darfur is constantly caught up in a vicious circle of insecurity, conflict, and economic hard¬ship. Further, unequal access to livelihoods has heightened tensions between commu-nities and fuelled local conflict in most areas, particularly the ones receiving a large number of re-turnees.
National Human Rights Commission Launches its First Strategic Plan ( 2014-2018)
On Thursday 27th of March 2014 at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum, the first Strategic Plan of the National Commission for Human Rights of the Republic of Sudan (2014-2018) was launched. The event was attended by senior government officials, representatives of the diplomatic corps, civil society organizations and international organisations in addition to the media.
Strengthening the Capacity of the Sudan National Human Rights Commission: Protection and Promotion of Human Rights is our collective Responsibility
Under the theme “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights is our collective Responsibility” the Sudan National Human Rights Commission, in close cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Policy Roundtable Discussion on Fiscal Decentralization
In order to facilitate multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on current development issues of significance for Sudan, UNDP Sudan has recently established a regular discussion forum in the form of Round Table discussions, in collaboration with pertinent federal institutions.
Contributing to Human Security in Darfur
UK Minister for International Development, Lynne Featherstone, had the opportunity to witness the impact of community policing and paralegal support in Abu Shouk Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) camp that is provided by the Paralegal Justice and Confidence Center (JCC) in Darfur.