Press releases

  • Women in South Darfur celebrating life with much hope after years of suffering from Obstetric Fistula disability Oct 5, 2017

    Nyala, South Darfur, 2 October 2017 - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sudan, in collaboration with the Federal and South Darfur State Ministries of Health, celebrated on 2 October 2017 the successful completion of 2017 Campaign to End Fistula in South Darfur, Sudan.

  • Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, H.E. Mr. Hideki Ito visits UNOPS project in Central Darfur State and greeted the local community and government Oct 4, 2017

    A Japanese Delegation led by the Ambassador of Japan to Sudan, H.E. Hideki Ito paid a two-day visit to Central Darfur on the 1st and 2nd October 2017. They arrived to a rousing and warm welcome by State government authorities, the UN, local community members and beneficiaries of Japan funded projects for UNOPS. This is the first visit by the Ambassador of Japan to Central Darfur.

  • Joint UNESCO-Italy visit to Kassala Oct 4, 2017

    Exploring joint UNESCO-Italy initiative for Empowering Women in Sudanese Media, the Deputy Ambassador of Italy, Ms. Valeria Romare, and UNESCO Representative to Sudan, Mr. Pavel Kroupkine visited Kassala on 27-28 September 2017.

  • Country Coordination Forum on Mine Action Khartoum Sudan Oct 2, 2017

    For the third year in a row since the re-engagement of UNMAS in Sudan in 2015, a mine action briefing took place in the framework of Sudan Country Coordination Forum. The event was hosted by the Ambassador of Japan at his residence and was an opportunity for UNMAS to update on the current mine action situation in Sudan

  • Strengthening Land Management For Peaceful Co-Existence in Darfur- Sudan Sep 28, 2017

    UN-Habitat‘s office in Khartoum and GLTN Regional Office for Arab states have conducted an advanced training on Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM), organized in Khartoum from 18-20 September 2017, Within the overall objective and context of Darfur Development Strategy (DDS), and the project “Strengthening Land Management for Peaceful Co-Existence in Darfur to address the issue of land in Darfur.

  • Horticulture development for improved quality of life and enhanced food security Sep 5, 2017

    Agriculture development and food security have faced many challenges in developing countries, hence the adoption of modern technology in horticulture ranging from greenhouse technology, micro-irrigation to post-harvest technologies, has become necessary in improving the quality of life with better food security