R-JMEC Gender Advisor

Ms. Chantal Niyokindi delivering presentation to over 60 journalists on Gender provisions of R-ARCSS on returnees, refuges and IDP’s.

R-JMEC Gender Advisor

Ms. Chantal Niyokindi delivering presentation to over 60 journalists on Gender provisions of R-ARCSS on returnees, refuges and IDP’s.

We work to build Youth Capacities in Peace building, conflict and mediation.

Award of Certificates.

CEPO ward Certificates to 133 Young South Sudanese for successful finishing three months Training in areas of Peace, dialogues and Mediation.

CEPO organized Journalists workshop on Accurate reporting on IDPS, Refugees and Returnees 24th -25th Jan - 2019

CEPO Wau Branch held Debriefing workshop informing the visual Impaired persons about the R-ARCSS.

We build Community capacities in conflict Mitigation and resolution.

We do awareness activities on 35% women participation in the R-ARCSS.

CEPO held 16 days of Activism in Torit..

CEPO conducted number of activities following the 2018 Activism period under the Theme: End gender based violence in the world of Work!

CEPO held campaign to mark the 16 days of activism to Eliminate Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Yambio Town.

CEPO held number of events in Wau to Mark the 16 days of activism to end GBV.

CEPO Kicked Off 16 days of Activism in Wau.

CEPO held clean up campaign to stop Gender Based Violence against Women following the 16 days of activism to eliminate GBV.

CEPO Kicked Off 16 days of Activism in Wau.

CEPO in collaboration with State Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare launched a number of activities to mark the 16 days of Activism in Wau. The launching witnessed a parade by various groups including Women, Youth , organized forces and School going children.

CEPO Work with Partners to build journalists skills.

CEPO held two days event with Journalists, Opinion writers and Analyst to build their reporting skills on the Implementation of R-ARCSS.

CEPO Work with Partners to build journalist reporting skills on the Implementation of R-ARCSS.

We Empower Women on peace and governance issues inn order to contribute positively in Development.

CEPO launches women’s peace and security forum in Bor town.

Group session on confidence and trust building on security sector reform in Juba.

CEPO and National working group held confidence and Trust Building forum in juba

CEPO and National working group held confidence and Trust Building forum in juba

We work on building local capacities for Peaceful Co-existence

CEPO launches foundation for Cooperative Society in Juba South Sudan

South Sudan National Chpater for AU ECOSOCC Launched.

Forum on 35% women participation held in Juba by Stautus of Women Intiative

Status of Women Intiative Held a Forum.

Status of Women Initiative held one day forum on implementation of Affirmative Action of 35% for women Strategy, 2018-2020.

Public awareness event aimed at stopping GBV.

Residents of High Game areas attending public campaign organised by CEPO to fight/ stop GBV in the society.

Discourage GBV in our Communities.

Let all the South Sudanese Communities work towards stopping GBV is our society. CEPO held the 2nd public campaign to stop GBV in High Game Residential Area on 22nd -9 - 2018 in Juba South Sudan

Massive campaign to Stop GBV

A campaign to Stop Gender based violence in the communities was organized by CEPO. The campaign was done in High Game residential Area. on 22nd of September 2018.

CEPO Director Mr Edmund Yakani briefed the VISTAS Staff on the R-ARCSS.

Awareness briefing on R-ARCSS.

CEPO Director briefed VISTAS Staff on R-ARCSS. The meeting went well and the Staff of VISTAS were able to ask CEPO whether the Local community is very much aware about the signed Peace agreement.

Stop GBV in our Communities.

We do community awareness activities on Gender based violence (GBV) to educate our citizens .

Mabor Maker Dhelbeny, winner of the Second Annual Gender Based Violence (GBV) Award in 2017

Mabor Maker was awarded by Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) for his efforts in fighting Sexual GBV in the country through his writings in Juba.

Join Awareness Activity on GBV.

This activity is a join program that brought together South Sudan National Police services and other organized forces to fight issues of GBV. CEPO isworking with the security apparatus to reduce cases of GBV.

Capacity Building Program.

CEPO is involved in training the South Sudanese Youth in Mediation, Negotiation and Dialogue skills. The capacity programs runs for three Months and Certificate is awarded to the Students at the end of the course.

Examining students who have undergone a three months course on Mediation, Negotiation and Dialogues.

CEPO Centre for Mediation, Negotiation and dialogues in Juba is engaged in training Young South Sudanese youth to acquire skills and knowledge on conflict resolution at community level.

Livelihood Activity in POCs

CEPO is involved livelihood activities with the IDPs in Protection of Civilians site (POCs )in UNMISS Compound Juba South Sudan. The experiment in the the photo is Liquid Soap Making.

CEPO office in Wau facilitated the Inter political parties and intellectuals peace dialogue from 4th -6th – 9 - 2018.

More than 12 women were trained in Wau by CEPO As Peace Ambassadors on 31st of August -2018

More than 12 women were trained in Wau by CEPO As Peace Ambassadors.

31st of August 2018, CEPO officially launched the Centre for women Rights and Empowerment Wau.

31st of August 2018, CEPO officially launched the Centre for women Rights and Empowerment Wau.

. Grass root campaign in Kor-wolyang to stop BGV

Massive Campaign to eliminate Gender Based Violence

CSO's Security Actors forum accomplished well in Bor

CSO's security actors forum on Community and individual safety and security was completed well in Bor on 23th of August 2018 .Under the title the Role of security actors on inter-clan conflict management and mitigation implemented by Jonglei Civil Society Organizations network through support

Terekeka State chiefs, cattle Camp leaders and community members were trained by CEPO with support from UNMISS.

The Executive Director of Lokiliri County Mr Martin received the over 22 files in CEPO office on behalf of the Lokiliri Chiefs.

Status of Women Initiative (SOWI) a department within CEPO organized a discussion on 10th August on strategies for Public Sensitization on the 35% granted to South Sudan Women in ARCSS.

CEPO Trained the Executive chiefs of Lokiliri County on the Local Government Act 2009.The training brought 11 chiefs of Lokiliri County both old and the newly elected chiefs.

CEPO Conducted a youth Leadership Refresher training on GBV and Engendering peace and Security in Jubek State.

Rumbek- Police Community relation Committee and Community Security working group convened a meeting to review Community Action Plan and raise awareness on small arms

CEPO gained AU-ECOSOCC General Assembly member as the first South Sudanese civil society

Chiefs and Youth/Children during Community Peace dialogue between Mayom and Matangai Payams in Rumbek

CEPO deployed domestic observers to monitor the elections of Members of Parliament to East African Legislative Assembly.

Officers from different Police Training units attended a course on Human Rights: Safety & Protection of Journalists and Freedom of Expression

Dialogue session on security challenges women /Girls face in relations to security Agenda in western Bahr EL Gahzal state

CEPO advances Democratic Transformation by working to increase the number of girl child in Sudan's education sector

We strengthen local governance by engaging non-state actors in dialogues to enhance government accountability to communities

CEPO's adult literacy empowers women to learn to read and write. We believe that ”when you educate a women you educate a nation”

CEPO engages in sustainable income generating activities, such as soap-making, to support displaced people in South Sudan

EU Representatives Speaking during the conference Launching

We strengthen local national security policy by organizing community dialogues between security sector forces and local communities

We strengthen Democratic Transformation, Good Governance, Conflict Mitigation, Justice and Accountability.

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