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Darfur Regional Authority

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Capacity building
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
  • Sudan
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Year established:
    Year of registration: 2006
    Organizational structure: The 2011 Darfur Peace Agreement contained provisions for an administrative structure for Darfur that includes the three states and a strategic authority to oversee the region as a whole. The regional authority it proposed consists of both executive and legislative organs which are known as the Darfur Executive and the Darfur Council. The Darfur Executive is led by an Executive Chairperson and also includes an Executive Deputy-Chairperson, Darfur state governors, ministers and heads of ad-hoc Darfur commissions. Leader of the Liberation and Justice Movement, Dr. Tijani Sese, is the chairperson of the reformed authority. The Darfur Council will be made up of 66 Council Members drawn from the armed movements and the Darfur state legislatures.
    Number and type of members: Member organizations of the Darfur Regional Authority were seven authorities which are reduced to four authorities including, the Training authority, the Development fund, the settlement authority and Women Affairs authority. These include around 1500 employees and workers.
    Funding structure:
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
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