http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases2014-04-18T00:09:44.894ZPress ReleasesThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued an alert to the public about individuals in the region who are allegedly posing as UNDP staff and using the organization’s name to conduct fraudulent transactions.Adobe 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-juba2014-02-26T13:27:28.556Z2014-02-26T13:27:28.556ZTraditional 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-2013-12-23T08:17:46.771Z2013-12-23T08:17:46.771ZSouth Sudan to launch its first national MDGs status report as country moves towards sustainable future beyond 2015 target email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.comThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgA 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 email@example.comThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgThe 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-2013-12-11T13:09:02.827Z2013-12-11T13:09:02.827ZNew Community Security projects handed over to Unity Statenoemail@noemail.orgmurtaza.shibliThe government of Unity State has officially taken charge of three police posts, 19 hand-pump boreholes and the seven kilometre long Guit Canal which will transport much needed water to the Naam River, saving cattle keepers in Guit County from a routine seven mile trek and holding the promise of calm in the area known for competition over access to water and pasture. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/08/29/new-community-security-projects-handed-over-to-unity-state2013-12-11T13:37:03.913Z2013-12-11T13:37:03.913ZGlobal Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis holds a press conference in Juba Friday 20 July email@example.com July 2013 – Juba: A delegation from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis will host a press conference with the Ministry of Health and key partners Friday 19 July 2013 from 15:30 – 16:30 at the Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery.
http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/07/17/global-fund-to-fight-aids-malaria-and-tuberculosis-holds-a-press-conference-in-juba-friday-20-july-20132013-07-18T15:06:31.310Z2013-07-18T15:06:31.310Z2013 Human Development Report launched in Jubanoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniUNDP South Sudan hosted today the national launch of the Human Development Report 2013, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World at the UNDP Conference hall. Honourable Mary Jervase Yak, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, and Toby Lanzer, the DSRSG/RC/HC/UNDP RR officiated the function. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/20/2013-human-development-report-launched-in-juba2013-06-29T09:01:47.614Z2013-06-29T09:01:47.614ZUNDP helps improve community security in Lakes state firstname.lastname@example.org“In the whole of South Sudan, security has become a dominant issue. Without security, there will be no development – so we want this programme to continue.” http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/18/undp-helps-improve-community-security-in-lakes-state-2013-06-24T07:39:41.846Z2013-06-24T07:39:41.846ZSouth Sudan Recovery Fund hands over new road to Warrap Statenoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniThe South Sudan Recovery Fund (SSRF) handed over the new 85km Warrap-Akop-Pakur-Mashraar road to the Government of Warrap State on Monday 17 June in a ceremony held in Warrap town, Tonj North County. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/17/south-sudan-recovery-fund-hands-over-new-road-to-warrap-state2013-06-24T10:05:26.311Z2013-06-24T10:05:26.311ZNational Launch of the Human Development Report email@example.comUNDP South Sudan is hosting the national launch of the Human Development Report 2013 The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse Worldon Thursday 20 June 2013 from 14:00 – 16:00 at the UNDP Conference hall. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/14/national-launch-of-the-human-development-report-20132013-06-15T12:32:47.845Z2013-06-15T12:32:47.845ZWarrap State Government to open new firstname.lastname@example.orgOn 17 June 2013, the Government of Warrap State with UNDP will open the new 85km, road which will link Warrap, Akop, Pakur and Mashraar communities. The road, started in December 2011, was identified by the Warrap State Government as a project that will contribute significant steps towards security and development for the communities.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/12/warrap-state-government-to-open-new-road2013-06-15T12:53:46.857Z2013-06-15T12:53:46.857ZMajor Infrastructure Handover to Lakes State email@example.comUNDP’s Community Security and Arms Control (CSAC) project is organizing a major handover of conflict-sensitive infrastructure, including one police station, seven police posts, 12 boreholes, a prison courtyard, and solar power/radio communication equipment to the Government of Lakes State at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 18 June 2013, at Abien-Ajok Police Post, Rumbek. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/06/07/major-infrastructure-handover-to-lakes-state-2013-06-07T11:39:21.007Z2013-06-07T11:39:21.007ZSpecial anti-cattle raiding police graduate in Jongleinoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniA contingent of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) officers who underwent specialized training to address the unique security challenges posed by cattle-raiding in South Sudan graduated from the Livestock Patrol Unit (LPU) training facility in Malou, Jonglei on Thursday. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/04/18/special-anti-cattle-raiding-police-graduate-in-jonglei2013-04-23T11:04:49.049Z2013-04-23T11:04:49.049ZSouth Sudan to Validate the National Social Protection Policynoemail@noemail.orgjoseph.tabaniThe Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare will host a stakeholders consultative meeting to validate the National Social Protection Policy on Thursday 18 April 2013 at Juba Regency Hotel. With support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Bank and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the Ministry has drafted the first National Social Protection Policy.
http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/04/17/south-sudan-to-validate-the-national-social-protection-policy2013-04-17T07:04:51.530Z2013-04-17T07:04:51.530ZUnited Nations Marks 1000 Days until Millennium Development Goals Deadline firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United Nations and partners today are marking a vital moment in history’s largest and most successful anti-poverty push – the 1,000-day mark before the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. “We have 1,000 days to accelerate action on the Millennium Development Goals in South Sudan” stated Balázs Horváth, Country Director UNDP South Sudan. http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/04/05/united-nations-marks-1000-days-until-millennium-development-goals-deadline-2013-04-05T15:26:00.600Z2013-04-05T15:26:00.600ZJonglei Governor launches campaign to ‘disarm minds’email@example.comThe Governor of Jonglei state, Honourable General Kuol Manyang Juuk launched a ‘Community Security Caravan’ on Thursday, 22 March, which will use a multi-faceted community sensitisation approach that incorporates educational messaging and innovative drama to inform civilians about the dangers of acquiring and using small arms.http://www.undp.org/content/south_sudan/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2013/03/25/jonglei-governor-launches-campaign-to-disarm-minds-2013-04-09T08:46:55.068Z2013-04-09T08:46:55.068Z