Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, H.E. Mr. Hideki Ito visits UNDP and UNOPS projects in Central Darfur State.
Oct 2, 2017
A Japanese Delegation led by the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, H.E. Hideki Ito paid a two-day visit to Central Darfur on the 1st and 2nd October 2017. They arrived to a rousing and warm welcome by State government authorities, the UN, local community members and beneficiaries of Japan funded projects for UNOPS and UNDP. This is the first visit by the Ambassador of Japan to Central Darfur.
Japan continues its contribution to the UNDP initiatives on Peace and Recovery
Apr 3, 2017
The Government of Japan has provided new funds to UNDP for their work in Sudan. A total of USD 1,481,000 has been given to support UNDP’s peacebuilding and recovery activities in the country. USD 740,500 has been allocated to support UNDP’s Community Security and Stabilization Programme (C2SP) and preventing violent extremism initiative, while USD 740,500 has been given for the Youth Volunteers Supporting Peace and Recovery project in Darfur.
UNDP and Partners Join Hand in Fighting Violent Extremism
Mar 9, 2017
The Sudan National Commission for Countering Terrorism (SNTCC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have officially launched today the Partnering Against Violent Extremism project (PVE) amidst prominent presence from high level Government officials presided by the First Vice - President of the Republic and Prime Minister, Colonel General. Bakri Hassan and senior visiting UN officials: Assistant Secretary General, UN Department of Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director Regional Bureau for Arab States Sophie DE CAEN, UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative Marta Ruedas and UNDP Country Director Selva Ramachandran.
H.E. the President of the Republic of the Sudan Omar Al Bashir receives the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan for the second time
Feb 16, 2017
H.E. President Omar Al Bashir received today, for the second time, the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas at the Council of Ministers Premises. During the 30-minute meeting, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator briefed H.E. the President of the Republic of the Sudan about the ongoing work of the United Nations in the country and the support offered by the national and international partners.
UNDP Appoints Music band Aswat Almadina Goodwill Ambassadors in Sudan
Feb 14, 2017
Popular young Sudanese music band Aswat Almadina were appointed today as National Goodwill Ambassadors for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sudan. The signing ceremony took place today at the UNDP Sudan Country office in Khartoum.
Providing Durable Energy to Sudan: UNDP and Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity Initiate the Use of Solar Water Pumps for Irrigation
Jan 24, 2017
The Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have initiated today the first stage of implementing a solar water pumps project for irrigation in the Northern State. The “Solar for Agriculture” project is a 5 year project implemented in the Northern State of Sudan with a total budget of USD 4.89 million, thanks to generous contribution from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).
Providing Durable Energy Solutions to Sudan: Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity and UNDP Launch the Installation of Solar Pumps in Northern Sudan
Dec 22, 2016
Khartoum , Sudan – December 18th, 2016- Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched today the procurement and installation of 28 solar pumps in the Northern State , commencing thus the first phase of the “Promoting the Use of Electrical Water Pumps” project for a duration of five years. The project’s total budget amounts to 5.19 million USD thanks to generous contribution from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UNDP.
Towards Enhancing the Treatment of Patients in Sudan: UNDP and Ministry of Health Reach an Agreement on Broad-scale Procurement of Essential Medicines
Nov 27, 2016
Khartoum, November 27th, 2016 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Ministry of Health have reached in March 2016 a breakthrough agreement on broad-scale procurement of medicines, medical and laboratory equipment and consumables aiming to extensively increase access to treatment of patients in Sudan.
Sudan Launches National SDGs Media Campaign
Aug 20, 2016
Aug 20, 2016, Khartoum - With the presence of the State Minister of Welfare and Social Security, the Secretary General of the national Population Council (NPC), and the United Nations Resident Representative. The Minister of Information launched the National SDGs Media Campaign.
Promoting the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Sudan
Apr 24, 2016
April 24, 2016, Khartoum – The United Nations in Sudan in collaboration with Ministry of Justice held donors’ Conference on Promoting Rule of Law and Access to Justice under the Global Focal Point settings at Al Salam Rotana today. The conference was attended by key partners from the UN system, national government and international community.