United Nations in Sudan
The United Nations in Sudan is comprised of 27 entities whose work encompasses development cooperation, humanitarian assistance and peacekeeping operations. The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is also represented in the country. The collective response of the United Nations to national development priorities is outlined in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and is supported by the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office. United Nations efforts to help address humanitarian needs in Sudan are presented in the Humanitarian Response Plan.
- UNOPS Quarterly Newsletter
Declaration of Eastern States Free From Known Landmines, Kassala Sudan
In Sudan, the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action was celebrated in Kassala in the presence of high-level government officials, senior diplomats, United Nations and local population. The event also marked the completion of clearance of known landmines in the Eastern states of Sudan, after 12 years of dedicated work of mine action operators. During the ceremony, the generous donor contributions, government of Sudan’s support and the role of UNMAS and National Mine Action Center (NMAC) in sustaining peace in this area od Sudan were acknowledged. In addition, DFID - United Kingdom, Japan, Italy and USA announced contributions for mine action activities in Sudan, totaling USD 7 million
Support to hosting communities affected by South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state
Through the support of the Government of Japan, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Sudan has launched today the project to Support to Hosting Communities Affected by South Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State. The project aims to deliver safe, clean and accessible market places as centers for the hosting communities and South Sudanese refugees in Aljabalain Locality, White Nile State, Sudan that prevent widespread of diseases including Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD). The project will also enhance self-reliance of the hosting communities and South Sudanese refugees particularly youth and women through on-the-job training of self-help construction through the improvement of market places in Aljabalain.
Canada Joins UN Efforts to Promote Rule of Law in Darfur
Khartoum, February 21st, 2018- The Canadian Government has recently contributed a total of USD 952,200 to the United Nations to build capacity in justice institutions in Darfur through the Joint Programme for Rule of Law (JPROL).
UNFPA Sudan and the Ministry of International Cooperation Renewed Partnership by Singing the New Country Programme Action Plan (2018- 2021)
Khartoum 21st February 2018- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of International Cooperation (MIC), signed The Country Program Action Plan (2018- 2021) with a total budget of 40 Million US dollars.