IOM Delivers a Training of Trainers and Pilot Curriculum Workshop for the Sudanese Criminal Justice System
over the course of the last two weeks, a 10-day training for 20 senior-level judges, lawyers and police officers on investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases has taken place at the Sudan Judicial and Legal Science Institute.
UNHCR voices serious concern over disturbances in White Nile State refugee camp
The incident reportedly started with rumours that a refugee youth had died in police custody. An investigation is currently underway by Sudanese authorities to identify those responsible. ‘‘UNHCR appeals for calm. Refugees, like everyone else, are subject to obey the law. The use of violence can never be condoned,’’ said UNHCR’s Representative in Sudan, Noriko Yoshida, after witnessing the damages in the camp with Sudan’s State Minister of Interior and the Commissioner for Refugees on Friday. ‘‘We extend our deepest sympathies to innocent victims caught up in the disturbance and their families.’’
Sudan and FAO launch four-year programme framework to enhance food and nutrition security US$ 72 million framework defines areas of programmatic focus
Agriculture is the most important economic sector in Sudan, accounting for nearly one-third of the country’s National Gross Domestic Product. Around two-thirds of the population live off of agriculture, with about 80 percent of the local labour force gaining jobs through this sector
United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator met with H. E. the First Vice President and Prime Minister of the Government of Sudan
The meeting discussed a number of issues including the United Nations’ support to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, linkage between humanitarian and development operations, the situation in Darfur and the United Nations role in supporting longer term solutions
Statement attributable to the United Nations Country Team in Sudan United Nations Hopes for Positive Decision on US Sanctions Relief
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Sudan acknowledges that there has been a marked improvement in humanitarian access over the past six months, since Executive Order 13761 was signed on 13 January 2017, as a result of improved engagement between the Government of Sudan and humanitarian actors
United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator met with H. E. the Assistant to the President of Sudan
The meeting discussed the future of development in the country and the objectives of sustainable development goals and various development projects in Sudan. The meeting also discussed the humanitarian situation in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.