Project ID 504RSS5000

The South Sudan National Archives project was launched as a Joint UN project in 2012 with UNESCO as the Executing Agency. Phase II, from 2013 and extended to November 2017 finalized the pre-construction phase of the project and managing the historic documents and better visibility of the institution, as well as emergency safeguarding of the archival collection. This new phase of the project proposes to focus on both the physical preservation of the historic archival collection as a significant testimony of South Sudan's shared heritage, and the digital preservation of its content enabling increased public access making the archives a core contributor to building a democratic society.

  • On-going

USD 1,428,552

Total Project Budget

USD 1,284,623

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.09.06
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Communication and information Norway 1,428,552 1,284,623

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.CI4 - Member States are enabled to foster universal access to information and knowledge, including through the Information for All Programme (IFAP), as well as through Open Solutions, and through the identification, preservation and accessibility of documentary heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa | 100%