21st August 2019 – The Partnership for Recovery and Resilience (PfRR) will conduct a one-day meeting to take stock of the status of Partnership activity progress in Yambio and Aweil. Local government and communities are working to create an environment to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience and the meeting will share their experiences on successes, risks, opportunities, gaps and challenges. The meeting will discuss the positive impact of the Partnership on the vulnerability of communities.
The PfRR framework that sets out its vision and guides its activities will be launched.
The Partnership for Recovery and Resilience (PfRR) in South Sudan is a joint effort by donors, UN agencies and NGOs committed to promoting local ownership and working together to reduce vulnerability and increase the resilience of people, communities and institutions in South Sudan on their way to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Media representatives are invited to event to cover the opening session. A press conference will be convened after the closing session at 4:00 PM.
What: Partnership for Recovery and Resilience meeting
When: 21st August 2019, 9:00 to 16:00
Where: UNHCR Office, Juba
Who: Partnership for Recovery and Resilience Members including:
§ Hon. Governor Daniel Badagbu Rimbasa, Gbudue State
§ Hon. Governor Dr. Margaret Itto, Deputy Governor, Torit State
§ Hon. Joseph Garang Garang, Minister of Agriculture, Aweil State
§ Hon. James Patrick Ibrahim, Minister of Health, Wau State
§ Mr. Alain Noudéhou, DSRSG/HC/RC/RR
§ Ms. Ros Cooper, Deputy Head DFID
§ Dr. Pius Ojara, Director of the South Sudan NGO Forum
§ Community Leaders and representatives of NGOs, donors, and the UN