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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.  

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…  

UNDP Administrator: 2020 is Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Support Sudan

International support to Sudan enters critical phase as clock ticks on the country’s transition to civilian, democratic rule by the end of 2022.  

Switzerland Provides $2M to Support UNDP’s Livelihoods Interventions in Darfur

The Government of Switzerland, acting through the Embassy of Switzerland in Khartoum, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed an agreement under which Switzerland will…  

Supporting Alternative Energy in Sudan: UNDP Resident Representative meets with the Minister of Energy and Mining

Resident Representative (RR) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Dr. Selva Ramachandran have met today with H.E the Minister of Energy and Mining, Mr. Adil Ali Ibrahim.  

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