Civic Engagement

RIGDPR regularly holds seminars, workshops, conferences and courses, in order to engage decision makers and influence policy through strategies that are appropriate for Sudan’s context.

A number of national and international partners have contributed significantly to these activities, including UNFPA, UNIFEM, UNICEF, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Netherlands Embassy, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the British Council, DFID, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and USAID.

Conferences and workshops held by the Institute have covered topics including Legal Reform; Constitutional Development; Federalism Implementation and Challenges; Land Tenure; Conflict Resolution and the enacting of UN resolution 1325; Women's Political Rights and Advocacy for a Women's Quota in the Electoral Law; Violence Against Women; Basic Education for All for Living Together; Women's Forward Strategies and Plan of Action to achieve Millennium Development Goal 3; and Sudanese Women’s Achievements and Challenges.