Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

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South Sudan's Slide into Conflict

Chatham House, Africa Programme

South Sudan's return to violence in December 2013 poses questions about the quality of partnership between donors and fragile and conflict-affected states more broadly. The quality of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the thinness of donor appetite for risk combined to highlight the fatal flaws in the nascent South Sudan's foundations, writes Jeremy Astill-Brown in this report from Chatham House.

South Sudan's Crisis: Its Drivers, Key Players, and Post-conflict Prospects

The Sudd Institute

This analysis from the Sudd Institute argues that historical issues that remained unresolved after the CPA significantly compounded it. To end the crisis, it is strongly recommended that the international community exert pressure on the warring parties.

In the eye of the storm

Feinstein International Center, Rachel Gordon

This working paper aims to shed light on the conflict dynamics of one of the country's poorest and least-analysed states - Jonglei - through the post-Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and independence period, leading up to the present crisis.

The Sudd Institute on the Situation of Insecurity in Juba

Sudd Institute

This press statement is an attempt to make sense of the events of December 15 through 17Th in Juba, when members of the Tiger Battalion of ...

Dividing lines: Grazing and conflict along the Sudan-South Sudan border

HSBA Working Paper, Joshua Craze

Almost two years after South Sudan became Africa’s newest nation-state, its border with Sudan is neither delimited nor demarcated. While a series of ...

DDR in Sudan

HSBA, Small Arms Survey, June 2013

This report assesses future prospects for disarmament, demobilization and reintegration in Sudan.

Sudan: Civilians caught in unending crisis in Southern Kordofan

Amnesty International, April 2013

The armed conflict in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state between the Sudanese government and armed opposition group, the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N), continues unabated, and to the detriment of the civilian population.

Cooperation Agreements between Sudan and South Sudan and Prospect of Economic and Political Stability

A Akongdit, I Mohamed, SSRN Working Paper

Building peace is a formidable and necessarily a generational challenge in light of the dislocation of society and territory as well as the entrenched int ...

Self-Determination and Secessionism in Somaliland and South Sudan

Bereketeab, Redie, NAI Discussion paper 75

This paper analyses the notion of self-determination and secession by adopting acomparative perspective on ...

Sudan's Southern Rebellion: The "Two Areas"

Civil-Military Fusion Centre

Outline of the rebel groups active within South Kordofan state and Blue Nile state; the current status of the conflict in the region and the humanitarian impacts of the conflict.

Peace and conflict assessment of South Sudan 2012

International Alert

This report is an assessment of peace, conflict and peacebuilding in South Sudan, conducted between June 2011 and March 2012. It analyses how local, nat ...

Note on Panthou/Heglig

Douglas H. Johnson

This note from one of the leading authorities on the area, while not giving a definitive answer to the issue of Panthou/Heglig, concludes that any government or international body that declared that Heglig is 'internationally recognized' as part of Sudan has been premature at best and prejudicial to a final resolution at worst.

Women and Armed Violence in South Sudan

Small Arms Survey, Human Security Baseline Assessment

Targeting women has become a deliberate tactic designed to destroy communities.

Preventing Full-Scale War between Sudan and South Sudan

International Crisis Group Alert, 18 April 2012

First priority is a security deal that stops both the fighting between the North and the South, as well as Khartoum and the SRF, but for this to hold it must also be clearly linked to binding commitments to discuss and implement political reforms.

Alex de Waal: Currently, it's war for North and South Sudan

Africal Arguments Blog post, April 2012

Today, the two countries are at war, in the border area of Heglig, as well as by proxy in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, and increasingly in the borderlands of South Sudan as well.

South Sudan: International State-Building and its Limits

Wolfram Lacher, SWP Research Paper 4, February 2012

Donors should link their engagement for statebuilding more closely to political dialogue with the South Sudanese government

Sudan's 'New South': The War in Southern Kordofan and the Prospects for Peace

IKV Pax Christi CPA Alert No 4 October 2011

The economic normalization of Sudan must be made part of a package that includes democratization, both to fulfill the promise of the CPA in the 'two areas' and to prevent (north) Sudan becoming a 'new South'.

CPA Monitor May 2011

UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) - Monthly report of the implementation of the CPA

CPA Monitor April 2011

UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) - Monthly report of the implementation of the CPA

Politics and Transition in the New South Sudan

International Crisis Group Nairobi/Brussels 4 Apr 2011

Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.

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Allahu Akbar: A Friday in Khartoum
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.

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Ingen viktige fredsavtaler er inngått i verden de siste åtte årene. De fleste «intern-konflikter» er ikke det de gir seg ut for å være. De er deler av internasjonale konfliktsystemer der eksterne aktører spiller helt sentrale roller, skriver Gunnar M. Sørbø i en utenriksanalyse i Morgenbladet.

Recent books in the Resource Centre:

Civil uprisings in modern Sudan - the 'Khartoum Springs' of 1964 and 1985 W.J. Berridge (2015)

Conflict in the Nuba Mountains - from genocide by attrition to the contemporary crisis in Sudan edited by Samuel Totten and Amanda F. Grzyb (2015)

Multidimensional change in Sudan (1989-2011) - reshaping livelihoods, conflicts and identities edited by Barbara Casciarri, Munzoul A.M. Assal and François Ireton (2015)

Gum Arabic - a gift from the bush Abul Gasim Seif el Din (2015)

Sudan's killing fields - political violence and fragmentation edited by Laura Nyantung Beny and Sondra Hale (2015)

Water, civilisation and power in Sudan - the political economy of military-Islamist state building Harry Verhoeven (2015)

På livet løs - med Norsk Folkehjelp i Sør-Sudan Halle Jørn Hanssen ; med forord av Thorvald Stoltenberg og Pa'gan Amum (2015)

Sudan and South Sudan - from one to two Bona Malwal (2015)

Past, present, and future - fifty years of anthropology in Sudan Munzoul A. M. Asal, Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil (2015)

Emerging orders in the Sudans editors, Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille, Richard Rottenburg (2015)

More recent books in the Resource Centre

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