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University of Khartoum & UNDP join forces on solar energy, Sudan peace efforts, sustainable development

Following years of collaboration, the University of Khartoum and UNDP Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on a number of upcoming peace and development projects.  

Global Fund & UNDP increase Sudan’s COVID-19 test supply

7,200 COVID-19 diagnostic tests were delivered in mid-June to Sudan’s Federal Ministry of Health by UNDP and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.  

Sudan’s first ‘Solar Lab’ launches to provide quality-assured solar technology

A joint Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO)/ UNDP ‘Solar Lab’ launched today in Khartoum, providing testing and certification services for solar energy technology.  

Facts Not Fiction: COVID-19 Whatsapp Alerts

In the fight against misinformation, UNDP, UNICEF and WHO are calling on all WhatsApp users in Sudan to stay informed with COVID-19 WhatsApp Arabic and English alerts.  

COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide, would reduce in more than two thirds the number of children currently not…  

Government of Japan commits additional US$2.4 million to strengthen community resilience in Sudan

The Japanese Government today announced an additional US$2.4 million of funding for UNDP’s on-going work supporting Sudan’s most vulnerable and at-risk communities, focusing on South Kordofan, West…  

COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  

Keeping Sudan’s Government connected: Ensuring safe distance through tele-conferencing

COVID-19 is forcing new ways of working. UNDP has ensured Sudan’s key government offices can function remotely.  

Italian Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs Commits €1.3m to further Peacebuilding Efforts; Inaugurates Girls School Block in Mayo

During a visit to Khartoum yesterday, the Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Emanuela Claudia Del Re, reinforced Italy’s support for education, peace and stability, and livelihoods in…  

UNDP Report: Gauging public sentiment on the transition in Sudan

To assist development agencies and the Government better understand the views of Sudanese at home and abroad, this report uses social media data to gauge Sudanese sentiment and opinion between January…  

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