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Troika Statement on Public Financial Management Reforms

The Troika stresses that continued respect for the moratorium on incurring new non-concessional debt will spare ordinary citizens the burden of higher taxes or reduced public spending in the future

The recent important appointments related to South Sudan’s economic management come at a critical time for the reform process, as South Sudan is preparing to exit an IMF Staff Monitored Program and hopes to access a new loan in coming months.  The Troika underscores that a faster pace is needed…

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Coronavirus - South Sudan: The United States Shares an Additional 336,000 Doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine with South Sudan

This third batch brings the number of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine provided to South Sudan to 656,950

The Embassy of the United States in South Sudan is pleased to announce the arrival of 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine that the United States is sharing with South Sudan through COVAX, a global equitable vaccine access initiative.  We are sharing these doses safely, equitably, and…

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USAID Announces New Five-Year, Gender-Aware, Sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Activity

Only 11 percent of South Sudan’s population has access to basic sanitation, and 41 percent has access to clean drinking water

Following a publicly announced and competitive selection process, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a five-year contract with DT Global to expand equitable and sustainable access to water, sanitation, and hygiene in the 13 counties that are the focus of USAID’s development strategy in South Sudan:   Kapoeta…

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Statement on the Opening of Parliament and Freedom of Expression and Assembly

The TNLA is an essential forum for open debate and discussion, where MPs should be able to freely express their views on behalf of the people of South Sudan

The Embassies of the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway, the European Union, France, Germany, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Sweden congratulate the Government of the Republic of South Sudan on the inauguration of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly and the Council of States on 30 August. This is…

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Civil Rights are Essential to Achieving Peace and Prosperity

The United States calls on South Sudanese, their government, and particularly the security services to commit to the conduct of politics and governance

The United States supports South Sudan’s aspiration to become a fully united, peaceful, just, and prosperous society based on respect for human rights and the rule of law.  These ideals are enshrined in the Transitional Constitution and the Revitalized Peace Agreement which provide the framework for the conduct of politics…

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USAID Launches Partnership to Combat Crop-Threatening Fall Armyworm in South Sudan

The partnership will train and support almost 500 South Sudanese farmers to use Fawligen to control Fall Armyworm and protect maize crop yields

A new partnership in South Sudan is combatting Fall Armyworm, an insect that can cause significant damage to crops, including maize and sorghum.  With more than half of South Sudan’s current population—nearly 6.2 million people—in need of life-saving food assistance in January, Fall Armyworm threatens to exacerbate food insecurity that…

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Update

Embassy personnel are urged to continue to observe precautions when moving about the city and to refrain from unnecessary travel

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that in light of recent political events in Juba, the Embassy has reviewed its security situation. Although there is an increased military presence in a number of locations, the security situation in Juba is unchanged. The Embassy is fully operational. Embassy personnel are urged to continue to…