International Crisis Group, Africa report no 217
In December 2013, civil war broke out in South Sudan. Continuing figthing has displaced more than 1,000,000 and killed over 10,000. A humanitarian crisis threatens many more. Resolving the conflict requires not a quick fix but sustained domestic and international commitment. The country needs fundamental reworking of the governance agreement between and within elites and communities if a negotiated settlement is to lead to a sustainable peace.
Jairo Munive Rincon in International Peacekeeping, November 2013
The results of the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) programme as implemented in South Sudan are far from what the international organizations involved expected from the outset, and the case is a vivid example of a lack of context-based approaches to peacebuilding writes Jairo Munive Rincon in International Peacekeeping.
John Ashworth, Maura Ryan (2013)
When South Sudan celebrated independence on July 9, 2011, Ken Hackett, then CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), was invited to join the United States del ...
The Nordic Africa Institute, Life and Peace Institute
Report from four seminars on challenges and opportunities for peacebuilding in Sudan, held in March and April 2012 in Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden. Eac ...
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, Aug 2012
Negotiations along two parallel tracks might be the best way to ensure a rapid solution to the economic difficulties, and sustainable resolutions to the other more complicated issues.
Rift Valley Institute, Douglas Johnson, August 2012
South Sudan is a missing piece in the jigsaw of Africa's past, says RVI Fellow Douglas Johnson.
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 ...
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Report, May 2012
The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, is one of the most ambitious operations in UN history, in terms of local-level peacebuilding. In the ...
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.
International Development Committee, UK House of Commons
Mounting humanitarian crisis in South Sudan as the country tries to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees and the loss of oil revenues.
Richard Barltrop, International Alert Report Feb 2012
This paper uses Alert's peacebuilding framework to explore questions about peace and peacebuilding in South Sudan and Sudan.
Conciliation Resources, Nov 2011
The conflict with the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has become a regional issue affecting Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central Afr ...
Joost Van Der Zwan, International Alert Sept 2011
The EU needs to identify its peacebuilding niche in a heavily crowded field of actors.
ITAD Ltd., United Kingdom in association with Channel Research, Belgium. Dec 2010
Support to conflict prevention and peacebuilding has only been partially successful. Supporting state building in Southern Sudan requires an inclusive approach.
Small Wars Journal October 2010
Compiled Recommendations of State-Level Workshops March to August 2010. A Concordis International project, supported by the EC, in co-operation with Juba University.
Compiled Recommendations of State-Level Workshops March to August 2010. A Concordis International project, supported by the EC, in co-operation with Juba ...
Abdel Ghaffar Mohamed Ahmad, Sudan Working Paper 2010:1
Fellows programme occasional paper No 3, 2010, by Amel Aldehaib
David Lanz, The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, vol. 32(1), 2008: Review of Alex De Waal's "War in Darfur and the Search for Peace"
Alex De Waal
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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.
Ikke mer fred å få
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.
Sudan divided - continuing conflict in a contested state edited by Gunnar M. Sørbø and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2013)
Dealing with government in South Sudan Leonardi, Cherry (2013)
The Borderlands of South Sudan - authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives edited by Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus, Lotje de Vries (2013)
Against a tide of evil - how one man became the whistleblower to the first mass murder of the twenty-first century Mukesh Kapila, [Damien Lewis] (2013)
Mediation and liberal peacebuilding - peace from the ashes of war? edited by Mikael Eriksson and Roland Kostic (2013)
The Horn of Africa - intra-state and inter-state conflicts and security edited by Redie Bereketeab (2013)
Crisis in the Horn of Africa - politics, piracy and the threat of terror Peter Woodward (2013)
The post-colonial state and civil war in Sudan - the origins of conflict in Darfur Noah R. Bassil (2013)
The power of creative reasoning - the ideas and vision of John Garang Lula A. Deng (2013)
The pastoral Fulbe in the Sudan Funj region - a study of the interaction between state and society Elhadi Ibrahim Osman (2013)