Press releases

  • Climate services expanded to play a bigger role in Sudan Oct 17, 2018

    Khartoum, 17 October 2018 – A delegate from the Meteorological Office of the United Kingdom (UK Met Office), John Faragher, Senior International Development Manager visited Sudan from the 8th to 12th October. This visit was organised by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme in Sudan. The purpose of the visit was to scope out the potential of developing a strategic partnership with relevant government stakeholders, UN agencies, and the private sector to further the co-operation in the priority areas of weather forecasting and climate modelling and provide technical support to the Government of Sudan through ‘Adapt for Environment and Climate Resilience Project’ (ADAPT!).

  • World Tourism Day 2018 in the Khartoum / Omdurman / Bahri metropolis, Sudan Oct 16, 2018

    On 27 September 2018, the UNESCO Khartoum office, National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (NATCOM), and Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities celebrated the World Tourism Day in the Rotana Hotel, Khartoum. About 70 Sudanese and foreign guests enjoyed the event, which was honored by H.E. Mr. Omer Suleiman Adam, the Federal Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, H.E. Mr. Mohamed Yousuf Al Digeer, the Minister of Tourism of the Khartoum State, H.E. Dr. Pavel Kroupkine, the UNESCO Representative to Sudan, and other distinguished persons.

  • The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator presents her credentials to the Government of Sudan Aug 13, 2018

    Khartoum, 13 August 2018 -- The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Republic of Sudan, Ms. Gwi-Yeop Son of the Republic of Korea, presented her Credentials to H.E. Ambassador Salah Elguned, Director General of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sudan. During the meeting, H.E. Ambassador Salah and Ms. Son discussed prospects for deepening the strategic partnership between the Government of Sudan the United Nations in addressing priority issues in the country.

  • UNFPA organized a workshop on “The Midwifery Gap Analysis in Sudan” Aug 6, 2018

    Khartoum, Sudan, 5 July 2018 – The Federal Ministry of Health & United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) organized a workshop on “The Midwifery Gap Analysis in Sudan”, with the technical support from the International Confederation of Midwives.

  • WHO and FMOH meet to set priorities for strengthening the emergency care system in Sudan Jul 25, 2018

    Khartoum, Sudan, 24 July 2018 --- The Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan with support from The World Health Organization (WHO) and in collaboration with emergency care partners and stakeholders, concluded a consensus meeting organized to address the gaps identified by the Emergency Care System Assessment (ECSA), conducted in Sudan in 2018.

  • UNOPS Newsletter - Second Quarter Jul 8, 2018