TDRP, Partners Discussed South Sudan DDR in Nairobi, Kenya
Representatives from the World Bank/TDRP, South Sudan National DDR Commission (NDDRC) and Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) met in a two-day workshop on March 4 and 5 at the World Bank offices in Nairobi.
In March 2013, a team of TDRP consultants led by Dr. Anthony Finn carried out a mixed-methods survey of DDR vocational training in Rwanda. The objective of this research study was to explore the efficacy and sustainability of the outcomes from vocational training delivered in DDR programs.
AFTCS/TDRP team visit
ex-combatant projects in Rwanda, met with RDRC
As part of a support mission to the Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (RDRC), a team from the TDRP and AFTCS held meetings with the RDRC in Kigali and visited a number of RDRC project sites in Rwanda's Southern Province.
Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Vulnerable Groups in LRA-Affected Areas
The World Bank Fragile States, Conflict & Social Development Unit's (AFTCS) Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) supported thousands of conflict-affected and vulnerable people in areas of Central Africa ravaged by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) conflict.
Start-Up Kits in South Sudan
An important milestone in South Sudan's new National DDR Program was reached today after 220 of the 290 ex-combatants participating in the pilot DDR program received start-up kits on the area of vocational training they recently completed at the Mapel Transitional Facility as part of the Pilot Reintegration Project.
Great Lakes Peace Cup Tournament Nominated
for Sport Event of the Year
AFTCS/TDRP's pilot project, the Great Lakes Peace Cup Tournament, has been selected as one of the three nominees for the Sport Event of the Year Award rewarded by L'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport (Peace and Sport) to initiatives and people who have outstandingly contributed to peace and social stability through sport.