Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

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Back to our communities in quest for federation in South Sudan

Cde Acuil Malith Banggol

For South Sudan the chance for unity in diversity was demonstrated during the liberation war and especially with Referendum results. We could unite. But what is the agenda around which to unite? Is it power sharing or looting sharing, asks Cde Acuil Malith Banggol.

The Crisis in Abyei, the SDBZ, and the 14-Mile Area

Updates from the Small Arms Survey

The Crisis in Abyei (13 December 2013)
Reviewing the status of negotiations over Abyei following the Ngok Dinka-organized referendum—which has ...

Abyei challenges the African Union

ISS Today, Institute for Security Studies

The referendum in Abyei is an ongoing challenge for the African Union, write Tshaba Tjemolane and Amanda Lucey at ISS Pretoria.

The crisis in Abyei

HSBA, Small Arms Survey, October 2013

Voting in the Ngok Dinka-organized referendum on Abyei's political future ends on 29 October, with results to be announced on 31 October.

The Crisis in Abyei Update

HSBA Update, 17 Sept 2013

Noting increased pressure from the Ngok Dinka community and South Sudanese government to hold the AUHIP-proposed referendum on the territory in October 201 ...

Update on the crisis in Abyei

HSBA, March 2013

With the political positions of Sudan and South Sudan as far apart as ever, and the situation on the ground tense, the Abyei crisis shows no signs of abating.

Resolving the Abyei Crisis: Preventing Violence and Promoting Peace

The Enough Project

The cold war between Sudan and South Sudan could reignite into a devastating armed conflict if they do not quickly resolve their dispute over the final sta ...

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 and South Sudan: Current Issues for Congress and U.S. Policy

Congressional Research Service

Summary: Congress has played an active role in U.S. policy toward Sudan for more than three decades. Efforts to support an end to the ...

Forgotten Again: How the World Has Failed Abyei

Enough Project

On September 27, 2012, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed agreements concerning a host of issues resulting fro ...

A New History for a New Nation: The Search for South Sudan's Usable Past

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.

South Kordofan and Blue Nile: The Key to Peace Between the Two Sudans?

Jenn Christian, Enough Project, June 2012

The stalled negotiation process threatens the peace and stability of the two Sudans and the region at large.

Action Needed as Sudan Heads into War

Paul Salem, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The two countries now face all-out war and economic collapse. It is urgent that coordinated and intense pressure be brought to bear on both north and south to avert ruin.

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.

Learning from Sudan's 2011 Referendum

Jon Temin and Lawrence Woocher, USIP Report March 2012

Why was the 2011 referendum on the secession of southern Sudan largely peaceful despite predictions for renewed civil war?

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

Building a Nation: South Sudanese Share Their Thoughts on the Creation of a Successful State

Traci D. Cook, National Democratic Institute, Nov 2011

As the people of South Sudan undertake the task of building a new nation, public opinion research conducted by NDI shows they are optimistic about South Sudan's future while also concerned about the fundamental challenges it faces.

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.

Independent Southern Sudan and How the Two Sudans Become Stable Nations

USIP News Feature by Jok Madut Jok

On January 3rd 2011, at an event to mark the success of the preparations for Southern Sudan’s long-awaited referendum, the Chairman of the Southern Sud ...

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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.

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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