http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter2014-03-07T00:14:50.206ZPress CenterAdobe CQConsultative dialogue to enhance legal aid in South Sudan kicks off in Jubanoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniJuba, 19 February 2014 – The Ministry of Justice, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Access to Justice and Rule of Law Programme, is hosting a three-day legal aid consultative dialogue to strengthen the capacity of South Sudan’s rule of law institutions to deliver justice at the Asmara Hall, Juba Bridge hotel.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/02/19/consultative-dialogue-to-enhance-legal-aid-in-south-sudan-kicks-off-in-juba2014-02-26T13:27:28.556Z2014-02-26T13:27:28.556ZStrife-torn South Sudan faces major food and nutrition crisis, UN firstname.lastname@example.org://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/05/strife-torn-south-sudan-faces-major-food-and-nutrition-crisis-un-warns2014-02-05T20:47:42.601Z2014-02-05T20:47:42.601ZProtecting South Sudan’s internally displaced must be priority, says UN rights email@example.com://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/31/protecting-south-sudan-s-internally-displaced-must-be-priority-says-un-rights-expert2014-02-01T01:51:16.405Z2014-02-01T01:51:16.405ZSouth Sudan: peace and reconciliation leaders call for an end to the firstname.lastname@example.orgThe heads of South Sudan’s ethnically diverse peace and reconciliation institutions spoke jointly for the first time today, urging the country’s political leaders to immediately stop the fighting and put forward a peace plan.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/09/south-sudan-peace-and-reconciliation-leaders-call-for-an-end-to-the-fighting2014-01-09T21:36:26.501Z2014-01-09T21:36:26.501ZJoint statement by South Sudan's peace and reconciliation email@example.com://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/09/joint-statement-by-south-sudan-s-peace-and-reconciliation-bodies2014-01-09T21:31:51.977Z2014-01-09T21:31:51.977ZAmid fresh clashes in South Sudan, UN warns its supplies running low in Bornoemail@noemail.orgnicolas.douilletThree helicopters have been deployed to the South Sudanese capital of Juba today to help reinforce United Nations peacekeeping bases in the country.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/06/amid-fresh-clashes-in-south-sudan-un-warns-its-supplies-running-low-in-bor2014-01-06T20:46:09.679Z2014-01-06T20:46:09.679ZUN peacekeepers reinforcing presence in South Sudan amid continued firstname.lastname@example.orgThe security situation in South Sudan remains “fluid”, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country today said, confirming that it is sending reinforcements to areas affected by the current fighting between pro- and anti-Government troops, particularly Bor, Malakal, Bentiu and Juba.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/04/un-peacekeepers-reinforcing-presence-in-south-sudan-amid-continued-fighting2014-01-06T21:02:49.084Z2014-01-06T21:02:49.084ZCivilians in strife-torn South Sudan fleeing to UN bases now number 63,email@example.com://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/12/27/ss2013-12-30T04:24:50.057Z2013-12-30T04:24:50.057ZU.N. to scale up aid and peacekeeping in South Sudannoemail@noemail.orgmurtaza.shibliAid agencies are preparing to scale up their work in key locations across South Sudan, as continuing clashes kill hundreds and drive tens of thousands from their homes, while the UN urged all forces to lay down their arms.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/12/26/u-n-to-scale-up-aid-and-peacekeeping-in-south-sudan2013-12-30T03:43:18.724Z2013-12-30T03:43:18.724ZTraditional leaders trained to harmonize customary and statutory law systems firstname.lastname@example.orgTwenty traditional leaders from across South Sudan’s ten states were trained in customary and statutory law systems, providing them with basic training on principles of human rights and women’s rights. The three-day workshop focused on providing a better understanding of customary law and identifying inconsistencies for alignment with principles of statutory courts and the Bill of Rights of the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/12/13/traditional-leaders-trained-to-harmonize-customary-and-statutory-law-systems-2013-12-23T08:17:46.771Z2013-12-23T08:17:46.771ZGhanaian Engineer recommends voluntary email@example.comA 32 year old Civil Engineer from Ghana, Kweku shares how he came to be in South Sudan as a Volunteer Civil Engineer posted to Rumbek in Lakes State with UNDP’s Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) project. Here, he narrates the experiences that have made his work in South Sudan worthwhile, and also describes his close encounter with a Hyena. So how did Kweku find himself in South Sudan? http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/12/05/ghanaian-engineer-recommends-voluntary-service2013-12-11T13:03:53.905Z2013-12-11T13:03:53.905ZThird Governs’ Forum adopts key recommendations on service delivery for local development in South Sudannoemail@noemail.orgmurtaza.shibliHeld under the theme ‘Transparent and Accountable Service Delivery for Local Development’, the ten state governors or their representatives, national ministers and heads of commissions re-affirmed their commitment to state building and set out a concrete action plan for achieving transparency and accountability in service delivery.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/30/third-governs-forum-adopts-key-recommendations-on-service-delivery-for-local-development-in-south-sudan2013-12-12T09:40:55.681Z2013-12-12T09:40:55.681ZStatement delivered by Ms. Amanda Serumaga, Deputy Country Director, UNDP South Sudan on behalf of Mr. Toby Lanzer, UN Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representativenoemail@noemail.orgmurtaza.shiblin the behalf of the UN, and in particular UNDP, in South Sudan, we would like to reaffirm our commitment to the government and to the people of this country. We have made a promise to stand with you during good times and bad.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/11/29/statement-delivered-by-ms-amanda-serumaga-deputy-country-director-undp-south-sudan-on-behalf-of-mr-toby-lanzer-un-deputy-special-representative-of-the-secretary-general-un-resident-coordinator-and-undp-resident-representative2013-12-06T07:18:15.547Z2013-12-06T07:18:15.547ZStatement by Toby Lanzer, UN Deputy Special Representative & Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representativenoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniMr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen.
Thank you for inviting me to speak here this morning. It is a privilege to address you in Freedom Hall as I did one year ago. This is the tenth Governors’ Forum held since 2006; and the third held in independent South Sudan. This Forum is becoming a tradition that serves the country well. UNDP is proud to have supported the previous Governors’ Forums, and to work under the leadership of the Government to make it a success.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2013/11/26/statement-by-toby-lanzer-un-deputy-special-representative-resident-coordinator-undp-resident-representative2013-11-29T05:51:23.526Z2013-11-29T05:51:23.526ZSouth Sudan to launch its first national MDGs status report as country moves towards sustainable future beyond 2015 target firstname.lastname@example.org November 2013 – Juba: From 26 – 29 November, ten state governors, members of the Legislature, key ministers and development partners will gather at the Freedom Hall in Juba for discussion and action on policies related to transparent and accountable service delivery for local development. The event will be organized by the office of the president with support from UNDP. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/25/south-sudan-to-launch-its-first-national-mdgs-status-report-as-country-moves-towards-sustainable-future-beyond-2015-target-date2013-12-11T13:25:33.925Z2013-12-11T13:25:33.925ZGovernors’ Forum convenes in Juba to discuss service delivery for Local development email@example.com November 2013 – Juba: The Office of the President, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will host a 4 day Governor’s Forum with the theme “Transparent and Accountable Service Delivery for Local Development”, from 26-29 November 2013 at the Freedom Hall, Jubahttp://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/21/governors-forum-convenes-in-juba-to-discuss-service-delivery-for-local-development-2013-12-11T13:29:56.099Z2013-12-11T13:29:56.099ZGovernment launches campaign for a gun-free culture firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Acting Head of the South Sudan Bureau for Community Security and Small Arms Control (CSSAC Bureau), Dr Riak Gok Majok, yesterday flagged off a ‘Community Security Caravan’ (the Caravan) which will use a multi-faceted public information and community sensitisation approach that incorporates behavioural change messages and innovative drama to sensitise civilians about the dangers of misusing small arms and light weapons.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/13/government-launches-campaign-for-a-gun-free-culture-2013-12-11T13:33:23.679Z2013-12-11T13:33:23.679ZAs 91 CSSOs leave South Sudan, Norway and UNDP sign new capacity enhancement email@example.comA two-day Exit Workshop for the second group of 91 Civil Service Support Officers (CSSOs) under the RSS/IGAD Initiative for Capacity Enhancement concluded sessions today at the Juba Bridge Hotel with the signing of a new extension agreement for a further two years between Norway and UNDP. The Exit workshop, which began on 30 November, had been organized to bid farewell to the group, as well as to look back at what has been accomplished, and share experiences based on the key objectives of the program. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/01/as-91-cssos-leave-south-sudan-norway-and-undp-sign-new-capacity-enhancement-agreement2013-12-11T13:42:05.827Z2013-12-11T13:42:05.827ZJapan supports constitutional review process in South Sudan firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Government of Japan has approved US $300,000 (29,475,000 Japanese Yen) to UNDP to support the constitutional review process in the Republic of South Sudan. The funding, provided through the Japan-UNDP Partnership Fund, will support the activities of South Sudan’s National Constitutional Review Commission in holding public consultations, especially with women, supporting media strategies to galvanise public participation, as well as the printing and distribution of the Transitional Constitution 2011.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/11/01/japan-supports-constitutional-review-process-in-south-sudan-2013-12-11T13:11:38.037Z2013-12-11T13:11:38.037ZRapid Prisons Assessment Report reveals dire prison conditions email@example.comThe National Prisons Service of South Sudan (NPSSS) launched the Rapid Prisons Assessment Report 2012 on Tuesday, 29 October 2013. The report and the accompanying photo book highlight the existing conditions of the prisons infrastructure and rehabilitation facilities and the urgent need for support to the Prisons Service.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/10/31/rapid-prisons-assessment-report-reveals-dire-prison-conditions-2013-12-11T13:09:02.827Z2013-12-11T13:09:02.827Z