Awareness Workshop on CTRH – Yambio

Activity: Awareness Workshop on CTRH

Venue: Yambio –  Western Equatoria State

Number of Participants: 40 Participants (20 males and 20 females)

Date:   02/06/2023

Partner: UNDP & Sweden

Brief Story Write up

As South Sudan draws nearer to their first every general election, it is paramount the the content in the 2018 South Sudan revitalized peace agreement is well understood by the civilians and community leaders at the grass root level. In continuation with 2022 activities, on Friday 2nd/06/2023 we conducted yet another awareness workshop on the commission for Truth, reconciliation and healing.

A total of 40 (20male, 20 female) participants including community leaders, church leaders, youth and women in Yambio-Western Equatoria State.

The workshop was intended to create an awareness about every stakeholders’ importance in the effort to obtain lasting peace in South Sudan.

Objectives of the Activity

•      To introduce the project to stakeholders

•      To cultivate ownership and participation of the project

•      To explain the project in details so that stakeholders can have a clear picture

Results/Issues discussed and outcome of the Activity


  1. Participants were able to get clear information on CTRH processes
  2. The state delegates were able to interact with community members and got their concerns
  3. The workshop was very participatory and a high level of engagement realized.


Issues discussed:

  • Procure details, objectives, components and expected results
  • Sustainability and ownership by the community
  • Building on synergies in partnership


  1. Outcomes:
  2. 100 stakeholders engaged during the project launch
  3. Project explained in details and subsequence ownership by stakeholders
  4. Project visibility items such as T-shirts and banners with logs of Funders and RDAA are disposed

Recommendations and Action points

  •  Government should speed up unification of organised forces
  •  Immediate implementation of chapter 5 and translating it to local languages
  •  Formation of CTRH should be prioritised
  •  Participants appreciated UNDP for funding RDAA for such great initiatives


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