Research for a Peaceful, Just and Prosperous South Sudan

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Who We Are


The Sudd Institute is an independent research organization that conducts and facilitates research and training to inform public policy and practice, to create opportunities for discussion and debate, and to improve analytical capacity in South Sudan. The Sudd Institute’s intention is to significantly improve the quality, impact, and accountability of local, national, and international policy and decision-making in South Sudan...

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In the News


Press Release: The Sudd Institute on the Situation of Insecurity in Juba

17 December 2013

December 17, 2013 – Juba, South Sudan.

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Press Release: The Sudd Institute Announces New Executive Director

7 September 2013

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Cabinet needs improvement, says analyst

6 August 2013

JUBA - An analyst in Juba says South Sudan’s new cabinet is neither regionally balanced nor does it meet the...

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Recent Publications


HIV/AIDS: A Threat to National Security in South Sudan

22 July 2014

On July 9th 2011, South Sudan became the world’s youngest nation.  The untapped investment opportunities offered by this new nation...

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The Impacts of Violence on Education in South Sudan

1 July 2014

Basic education is a fundamental economic necessity, but circumstances such as armed violence often make its effective provision quite grim.

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What is South Sudan’s Wisdom Courting Russia?

10 June 2014

The month of May 2014 had been an interesting period politically in South Sudan.

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