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“Building Youth Inclusion in Sudan”- Italy and UNDP together to counter the risk of the most vulnerable population of Mayo joining violent extremist groups

The Italian Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a project technical agreement – “Building Youth Inclusion in Sudan” – with EUR 2,272,500.00 provided by the Italian…  

UNDP launches roadmap for Sudan’s renewable energy future

With 60% of Sudan’s population lacking access to electricity, the findings highlighted in the report – like the high potential for wind energy in Northern State, River Nile and Red Sea, and Sudan’s…  

Government of Sudan, Green Climate Fund, UNDP announce project to support 3.7m people with climate-resilient water and food security

The Green Climate Fund on Friday approved US$25.6 million in new funding for an innovative climate resilience project in Sudan, designed to promote agriculture, health, and food and water security.  

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.  

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…  

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…  

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