About Us

The HCENR is the arm of the Council of Ministers of the Government of Sudan responsible for environmental protection and sustainable development of the country’s natural resources. The HCENR is constituted to function as the inter-ministerial government agency coordinating the environmental affairs and sustainable management of natural resources across all sectors of economic and social activities at federal and state levels under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister. The primary mandate of the HCENR is formulation of environmental policies and legislation and strategic planning for conservation and sustainable management of the country’s environmental and natural resources. Its mandate also includes the oversight and facilitation of the implementation and enforcement of the government environmental policies and legislation in coordination with respective executive bodies of the federal and state governments. The HCENR also aims to promote international cooperation and coordinate participation in global environmental conventions and protocols and utilize associated multilateral financing instruments and technology transfer mechanisms.


Intact and well-functioning ecosystems and healthy environment for the wellbeing of current and future generations


Protecting environmental health and the functional integrity of ecosystems for inclusive sustainable development and utilization of natural wealth and the environment to support the economic, social, and cultural wellbeing of current and future generations