Project Launch

Activity: Public awareness meetings on mandate and work of CTRH in Yambio.

Venue: Yambio – Western Equatoria State

Number of Participants: 100 Participants (50 males and 50 females)

Date:   07/07/2022

Partner: UNDP & Sweden

Brief Story Write up

Thanks to the Revitalized peace agreement on the Resolution of conflict in the Republic of South Sudan – Addis Ababa Ethiopia – 12 September 2018, ARTICLE 5.2 SUB-SECTION of the R-TGoNU that states R-TGoNU shall establish the Commission for Truth Reconciliation and Healing as a critical part of the peace building process in South Sudan, on this day we launched a project aimed at creating awareness to the people of W.E.S so that they spearhead efforts to address the legacy of conflicts, promote peace, national reconciliation and healing”.


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 high level of engagement realised.

Issues discussed:

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


1.    100 stakeholders engaged during the project launch

2.    Project explained in details and subsequence ownership by stakeholders

3. Project visibility items such as T-shirts and banners with logs of Funders and RDAA are disposed



Results/Issues Discussed and Outcome of the Activity

  • Participants appreciated UNDP for funding RDAA for such great initiatives
  • State minister of peacebuilding advised RDAA and UNDP to extend such activities to grass root level
  • Chairperson for Peace Commission such projects to be extended to highly hit areas of conflict such as Tambura County
  • The project was officially launched and graced by the State minister of Local Government and Law Enforcement who represented the Hon. Governor of the State


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