News from Sudan
This commentary on the Sudan Voluntary and Humanitarian Works Act of 2006 was produced by the Sudanese Development Initiative (SUDIA) and the International Center for Non-profit Law (ICNL). It was written and presented at a workshop organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in March 2020. The workshop aimed to consult with stakeholders (CSOs, Government institutions, national and international NGOs, UN and academia) on key issues impacting the institutional and legal environment governing voluntary and humanitarian organizations, including opportunities, challenges and recommendations for reforms.
The Council of Ministers, in an emergency meeting today, approved a new draft Trade Unions Law.
The Red Sea State government issued a decision imposing a partial curfew in the southern districts of Port Sudan, the state capital.
Civil clashes erupted in Port Sudan, killing 5 people and wounding 13 others.
The Ministry of Social Development announced the issuance of a ministerial decision to form a committee to review the voluntary and humanitarian work law.