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


Understanding the Enforcement of Environmental Provisions of Petroleum Act, 2012 and Why Environmental Ruin Continues

21 April 2015

When the South Sudanese Petroleum Act was enacted in 2012, a flicker of hope of a better environmental management was...

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Assessment of Policy and Institutional Responses to Climate Change and Environmental Disaster Risks in South Sudan

30 March 2015

This report examines policy and institutional response to climate change and environmental disaster risks, with the view to providing recommendations...

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Building a Culture of Peace through Dialogue in South Sudan

17 March 2015


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