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Water & National Resources in Sudan
2014-04-01 14:20:55

Water & National Resources in Sudan

  The Renaissance Dam In 1904 a study was conducted by the United States Bureau of reclamation. The study identified 26 sites for constructing dams in Ethiopia. The most important site was the current Renaissance Dam project, which located on Alabaly River, the largest river in Ethiopia .  The incoming water was estimated by 25 billion cubic meters, the Dam is situated just about 20 km from the Sudanese border in Bani Shangol Region. In February 2011 the government of Ethiopia declared the start of the construction work of the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile for the purpose of ،...

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Sudan and the United States of America
2014-02-19 00:00:00

Sudan and the United States of America

Statement of Shirley Christian, Business ManagerFrutarom, Inc., North Bergen, New JerseyTestimony Before the Subcommittee on Tradeof  the House Committee on Ways and MeansHearing on the Use and Effect of Unilateral Trade SanctionsMay 27, 1999Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee for this opportunity to testify. My name is Shirley Christian. I am pleased to testify today on behalf of Frutarom, Inc. in my capacity as Business Manager of Frutarom Meer’s gum division. Frutarom is a leading processor and supplier of gum arabic in the world, and one of only three processors i،...

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Sudan & South Sudan Relations
2014-02-13 00:00:00

Sudan & South Sudan Relations

Comprehensive Peace AgreementMEKELLE AgreementAgreement on Banking Agreement on Border Issues Agreement on Certain Economic MattersAgreement on Post Service Benefits Sudan&South  Agreement on Security Arrangements Agreement on trade Sudan &South Sudan Cooperation AgreementFramework Agreement on the Stuts of Nationals of the State Related Matters ،...

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Report of the Committee On Handing over of Projects of Darfur Transitional Authority For the period 2007 – 2011
2014-02-05 00:00:00

Report of the Committee On Handing over of Projects of Darfur Transitional Authority For the period 2007 – 2011

Introduction Like other States of the Sudan, the State of the grate Darfur enjoy a number of development projects in the different fields of development, some of which are financed through the national development budget, such as the Road of Al Ingaaz Al Gharbi (Western salvation road), the Martyr Sabrah Airport, Abu Jabrah railroad, Neiala and El-Obied transport line – Al Foulah, Neiala - Al Fasher. Other projects are funded from States’ development budget, such as the project of water harvest, the project of States internal routes, the project of the Marrah Mountain (Jabal Marrah)- ،...

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Abyei
2014-02-05 00:00:00

Abyei

Protocol between the Government of Sudan and SPLM/A on the Resolution of Abyei ConflictAbyei Area Referendum ACT 2009How the Abyei experts exceeded their mandate Arbitration Agreement between The Government of Sudan and The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement on Delimiting Abyei Area Agreement Of Temporary Arrangements For Administration And Security Of The Abyie Area.Agreement Between The Government of Sudan And The UN Concerning The Status of The UNISFA . AUHIP Proposals Towards a Resolution of The Issue of AbyeiAUHIP TFA Proposal Final Sudan Legal Note 27.12 LASTThe Republic of Sudan ،...

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Human Rights

    • Since an early time, Sudan Government has given special attention to the question of human rights in the country. In 1992 a special committee was found for coordination between the situations concerned with the matter. In the same year a Republican Decree was issued i.e. Decision No. 1013/1992 that created the Advisory Council for Human Rights. The Council is chaired by the Minister of justice with the Minister of Foreign Affairs as deputy. Chair included representatives for the thirty Government bodies.In response to that said decree, and according to mandate and responsibilities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has formed a new department to deal with issues relating to Human Rights, i.e. the Department for Human Rights, woman, and child with coordination between Government Institutions dealing with issues relating to Human Rights as a prime objective. The new department with contact and cooperation Sudanese missions to New York, Geneva, provides recommendations, suggestions and report to all governments agencies whether on its own or at the request of such agency on any issue relating to promotion or development of human rights.
    • Duties and Responsibilities of the Human Rights Dept
      1-  Coordinating between the mission of the Sudan to Geneva, New York, and the government agencies on issues relating to human rights, woman and child.2-  In cooperation with the ministry of justice the department follows the harmonization of law and national legislations with the international agreements approved by the Sudan. The dept also submits reports on agreements approved or enclosed as well as the agreements reserved to by the Sudan governments.3-  The departments represent the ministry of foreign affairs in the meeting of the UN third committee in New York, the meeting of council on human rights in Geneva as well as the meetings African commission on human and people’s rights and Arabic committee on human rights based in Cairo.4- The dept perform its duties and responsibilities in close cooperation with the ministries of justice, defense, social welfare, interior, the national security and intelligence, the advisory council on human rights , the national commission on human rights the national commission on human assistance ,aggression against woman unit ,the national council for the disable as well as the different civil society organization .Contributions:1- The MoF responsible of the position of the deputy of the chairman of the advisory council position through which the ministry contributes in the formulation of the national plan for the protection and the promotion of human rights in the Sudan.2- Spread the culture of human rights.3- Promotion and development of human rights legislations.4-  The execution and the implementation of the principles of nondiscrimination and all segregation based on sex , color ,or religion .5- Assist on legal reformation based on the helping in formation of national legislation with national commitment toward the international legislation.6- Participation in all international and regional activities on human rights.
    • Challenges facing question of human rights
      1- Armed conflict that began in Sudan before independence.2- Unilateral economic sanction from the united state of America that turned to total punishment which badly affect health, education, and development, etc.3- Depts. And depts. have badly disturbed all the national economic plans. The international community should realize the fact that human right is undividable package, and lack of resources creates an unfavorable or conducive atmosphere for all matter.4- Regional and International Intervention internal disputes particularly in Darfur, South Khordufan and the Blue Nile. 5-  support for crimes and human rights attroticities committed by armed groups against civilians schools, hospitals etc.6- Immoral foreign support for armed groups attacks an convoys carrying relief and assistants to affected people.
    • Important Document Can be referred to:
      1- The comprehensive peace agreement (CPA) Jan. 9th 2005.2- The transitional constitution of Sudan 2005.3- Abyei agreement, 2006.4- Doha agreement, 2011.5- Annual reports of the republic of Sudan relating to article 16, 17, of the international covention on economic, social and cultural rights.6- Sudan 4th and 5th the annual reports, 2010,2011.7- Sudan annual report, 2012.8- Sudan annual report 12th and 16th relating to article 9 of the international convention against racism.9-  Sudan 4th and 5th annual report relating to article 62 of the African Convention on African Human and People.10- Legislative Guide for the Rights of the child.11- Sudan National Plan for Human Rights. 2013-2023.12- Anti – trafficking in Human 2013.13- Child Rights Act, 2010.14- Disable Act 2009.15- The national Commission for Human Rights Act 2009.16- The National Council for childhood Act 2008.17- The Labor Law 1997.18- Emergencies and National Safety Act 1997.19- Board of Grievances and Antihemalic Act for 1998.20- Saving and National Development Bank Act 1998.21- The social Insurance for Sudanese working abroad Act1997.22- The social solidarity Act.23- The of comprehensive for work related injuries.24- The law Commissions and Wages Affairs Service.25- The Minimum Wages Law, 1974.26- Human Tissues Act 1978.27- The social Insurance Act 1990.28- Investigation Committees Act.29- Non Muslim Marriage Act 1976.30- The law of wills and corporate Governance ,31- House Servants Law 1955.Human Rights package is a divisible are, the matter reguires flexibility , deep understanding of counties affairs and its need and requires the provision of all needs to observe these rights . it is also necessary to set no special agenda or double standard when on when dealing with by the international community /