2014/15 State Budget Workshops held in Juba and Wau

State Budget Workshops will be held in Juba for Greater Equatoria States as well as Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei States from the 4th to the 6th of August 2014 and in Wau for Northern Bhar-el-Ghazal, Western Bhar-el-Ghazal, Lakes and Warrap States from the 11th to the 13th of August 2014. The Workshop will introduce […]

Draft Budget 2014-15 presented to National Legislature

On July 2nd the National Minister of Finance & Economic Planning Honorable Aggrey Tisa Sabuni presented the FY 2014-15 Draft Budget to the National Legislature. Alongside the Draft Budget Book which contains Budget Estimate Tables the Minister also presented the Draft National Budget Plan, the Appropriation Bill and a Financial Bill. It is the first […]

New Grants for Schools Released

Despite the ongoing challenges, the Government is keeping its commitments to transferring new capitation grants to schools, as set out for the first time in the 2013-14 budget, and named by HE President Salva Kiir in November 2013 as a priority for improving education in South Sudan. Capitation grants are funds available to all not-for-profit […]

IMF / World Bank Spring Meetings

From 8-13 April 2014, a delegation led by the Minister of Finance will participate in the 2014 IMF / World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC. As part of its schedule of multilateral and bilateral consultations, the delegation will also represent South Sudan in the Sanitation and Water for All Conference

Government and World Bank Sign Agreements to Facilitate Investment

Washington, April 15, 2014 – The Government of South Sudan and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) – the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group – signed important legal agreements during the 2014 IMF / World Bank Spring Meetings that will facilitate MIGA’s ability to insure foreign direct investment […]

Donor Book for 2012/13 published

The Donor Book looks back at international assistance to South Sudan in 2012/13 and the New Deal process – a policy project initiated by the Ministry of Finance, development partners and civil society during the year. Published in a period of national crisis, the goals of this report are modest. It attempts to account for […]

Supplementary Budget for 2013/14

The current crisis has created substantial expenditure needs which could not have been foreseen at the time of preparing and passing of the 2013/2014 annual budget.  The recurrent costs requirements of the army have increased significantly, while the displacement of almost a million people and the destruction of their assets and property have created a […]

7th Development Policy Forum (Ebony Centre)

Discourse on Understanding New Deal Compact Between the Government, Development Partners and Civil Society The Seventh discourse in 2013 of the Development Policy Forum (DPF). The DPF is hosted by the Ebony Centre for Strategic Studies and chaired by H.E. Aggrey Tisa Sabuni in his individual capacity. The DPF has been, since July 2012, debating […]