Joseph Lual Achuil
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Republic of Sudan

His Excellency Minister Joseph Lual Achuil was appointed Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management for the Republic of Sudan in June 2010 and appointed in August 2011 to serve in the same role for the new independent Republic of South Sudan. Previously, Minister Lual served as appointed State Minister in the Ministry of Presidential Affairs for the Republic of Sudan.

Prior to serving in government, Minister Lual served as Deputy Head of Sub-Office in Kapoeta South Sudan for the United Nations World Food Programme and as Director of the Sudanese Red Crescent in Wau South Sudan where he was responsible for the distribution of relief assistance.

Minister Lual is a graduate of the University of Liberia with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and has participated in trainings on monitoring and evaluation (UN World Food Programme), Integration and International Humanitarian Law with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).