Strengthening multisectoral organizational capacity of sexual and gender-based violence in South Sudan through collaborative public sector innovation (SMOC)

Project: Research

Project Details


A collaborative capacity development project funded by the Swedish Institute within the Public Sector Innovation Programme (PSIP).

This programme aims to strengthen the public sector’s ability to contribute to the sustainable development agenda through increasing capacity for the process of dealing with SGBV in cross disciplinary and multi-sectoral ways in South Sudan.

Utilising a design led approach, multidisciplinary teams will leverage innovative leadership and inclusive service design to develop and implement change projects that focus on policy development to combat SGBV.

Layman's description

A joint capacity development initiative to contribute towards developing policies to eliminating and ameliorate Sexual and gender-based violence in South Sudan. The project engaged law-makers, policy experts, educationists, healthcare worker, police officers, and gender experts to design and implement change projects within the areas of policy, SRHR, and SGBV.
Short titleStrengthening Multisectoral Capacity for SGBV
AcronymSMOC 1
Effective start/end date2020/06/292021/06/25

Collaborative partners

  • Lund University (lead)
  • University of Juba: National Transformational Leadership Institute (NTLI) (Joint applicant)


  • Swedish Institute (SI)

UKÄ subject classification

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Free keywords

  • SGBV
  • Capacity Development
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Multisectoral Approaches