Publications

The Sudd Institute

The Revitalization of the ARCSS and the Prospects for Peace in South Sudan

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Jok Madut Jok, Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 21/11/2017

 

This policy paper evaluates the prospects of peace in South Sudan within the context of the recently proposed revitalization process of the 2015 political pact. The paper broadly argues that the revitalization process is important, but it must contend with factors that led to the collapse of the original agreement.


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President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s Visit to Khartoum: Goals and Outcomes

Authors: Jok Madut Jok

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 14/11/2017

 

People who study the relationship between north and south of the old Sudan do recognize that the memories of the Sudanese state violence, racial and religious bigotry of many northern Sudanese leaders and the anti-north sentiments they have engendered in the south, all of which fueled the drive for the...


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The Significance of US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley’s Visits to South Sudan

Authors: The Sudd Institute

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 31/10/2017

 

 


Negotiations in a Cultural Context

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 18/09/2017

 

This article was initially prepared for a seminar on Negotiations at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of John's Hopkins University in Washington, DC., which was conducted by Professor I. William Zartman. The principles, as referred to then, were subsequently presented at the peace negotiations in Naivasha, Kenya, that eventually...


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National Dialoque: A Critical Perspective

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 15/08/2017

 

 Is the National Dialogue in South Sudan turning out to be a nice surprise to those who wanted it but feared that it would not succeed or a disappointment to those who opposed it or predicted its failure? 


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South Sudan: A Framework for International Cooperation

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 14/07/2017

 

It is now widely recognized that there is an increasing call for regional and international action to end the current crisis in South Sudan. This is a crisis that has inflicted and continues to inflict on the people untold suffering, death, and destruction.


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Abyei Dialogue: Bottom Up and Top Down

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 14/07/2017

 

This report on the case of the Ngok Dinka of Abyei provides a model for the National Dialogue that substantiates the Bottom-Up-Top-Down approach, which the President has stipulated in his various statements, and in his Concept Note.


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The National Dialogue Strategy

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Dialogue briefs

Date: 05/07/2017

 

This concept paper outlines some of the principal elements involved in promoting peace, unity, reconciliation and a shared sense of national identity, the overriding goals of the National Dialogue. The National Dialogue is an opportunity to address the complex web of conflicts afflicting South Sudan through a top-down-bottom-up process that links the...


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National Dialogue: A Policy Framework

Authors: Francis Mading Deng

Date: 05/07/2017

 

This policy paper frames the National Dialogue around a number of critical issues that provide a clear conceptual framework that is both comprehensive and simple enough to be easily understood by the public. The themes of the paper are outlined in a series of introductory questions.


 

When the Sudd Institute was established in 2012, the people of South Sudan had just received the declaration of their new state with a mix of reactions. Independence was the culmination of the political evolution that had been long in the making and anticipated as the possible panacea for half...


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