Press releases

  • 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

  • Support to hosting communities affected by South Sudanese refugees in White Nile state Mar 21, 2018

    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 Feb 26, 2018

    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) Feb 22, 2018

    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.

  • Government of Sweden and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sudan Jan 15, 2018

    Khartoum, January 14, 2018 – Sweden and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sudan have signed today an agreement to progress the UNFPA Country Program (2018-2021). It aims at contributing to the reduction of maternal mortality, improving sexual and reproductive health and the promotion of women’s empowerment in Sudan. The generous contribution from the Government of Sweden totals SEK 45,000,000 (approximately USD 5,300,000) over a three-year period.