CEPO appreciates government for waiving all NGO registration fees for the year 2018

Posted: January 26, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in CEPO, Junub Sudan

The government Has Waived All Ngo Registration Fees for the Year 2018

Yakani of CEPO

January 26, 2018 (SSB) — The President of the Republic of South Sudan in collaboration with RRC has waived all NGO Registration fees for the year 2018. See RRC Circular no.1 for this year attached. This also means that NGOs will only be paying administrative and service fees at the time of renewal of registration. The breakdown will be provided. In view of this, INGOs shall pay USD 1000 for administrative and service fees while NNGOs will pay USD 200 or SSP Equivalent for the same.

Community Empowerment for Progress Organization-CEPO welcomes and appreciates His Excellency the President and RRC for the positive development. This great and encouraging development. It is a clear demonstration of responsiveness to our lobby calls made by CEPO and other various groups for the creation of friendly civic space for non-governmental organization operation in South Sudan.

 

Mr. Edmund Yakani, Executive Director of CEPO says this is a great development and clear demonstration of responsibility of responding to citizens and civil society advocacy and lobby. Waiving all NGO Registration fees for the year 2018 was remarkable decisions. We hope that these will easier birth of new non-governmental organizations across the country

Promoting actions that contribute in widening the civic space for non-governmental organizations operations and existences is a thankful act. Working towards avoidance of shrinking of civic space for non-governmental organizations is great and appreciable. Mr. Yakani stressed

“The Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) is a non-profit, civil society, South Sudanese organization, registered by the Ministry of Justice on 17th November 2010. The organization was initially formed in Khartoum in 1999 and consisted of mostly University students, but its scope broadened after it was established in Juba, Southern Sudan as a separate entity. Presently, CEPO is engaged in the areas of Peace and conflict mitigation, human rights, rule of law, livelihood, governance and democratic transformation. MR. EDMUND YAKANI BERIZILIOUS is the Executive Director of CEPO.”

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