- UNOPS Newsletter - Second Quarter Jul 8, 2018
The United Nations Secretary-General recognizes the full implementation of the Action Plan to end and prevent recruitment and use of children by the Government of Sudan
Jul 2, 2018
OINT PRESS RELEASE: Khartoum, 28 June 2018 – Yesterday the United Nations Secretary-General issued his annual global report on Children and Armed Conflict, which shows the plight of children across the globe in conflict situations. Grave violations against children include recruitment and use of children, sexual violence against children, killing and maiming of children, abductions of children, attacks on schools and hospitals and denial of humanitarian access. The report will be debated by the United Nations Security Council on 9 July.
Updates on the Durable Solutions Pilots in Darfur
Jun 11, 2018
Durable Solutions is a process towards ending the situation of protracted displacement by internally displaced persons, returnees and their host communities. In Sudan, pilots are currently being undertaken in El Fasher and Um Dukhun in the Darfur region. These initiatives are in line with efforts of the Government of Sudan to move away from the provision of humanitarian assistance to more long term sustainable programmes.
- Signature of UNESCO-Sudan Agreement to Implement a Project for Capacity Building in Sudanese Intangible Cultural Heritage Management May 6, 2018
- UNOPS Quarterly Newsletter Apr 16, 2018
Declaration of Eastern States Free From Known Landmines, Kassala Sudan
Apr 10, 2018
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