Publications

The Sudd Institute

Understanding the Implications of the Pagak and Juba Peace Conferences

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 13/01/2015

 

On 25th August 2014, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a East African regional bloc that has since taken on an essential role of mediating the South Sudanese warring groups, the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) and Sudan’s People Liberation Army/Movement-In Opposition (SPLA/M-IO), set out a negotiating instrument for resolving South...


The Sudd Institute

Embattled for Legitimacy: GoSS and the 2015 Elections

Author: Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 06/01/2015

 

Restoring peace in South Sudan remains tenuous, as the rival groups, the rebels and government, are increasingly becoming less committed to a peaceful resolution of the violence. Attempts by regional and international bodies to stamp out South Sudan’s raging violence during the last year have proved futile.


The Sudd Institute

Inclusivity: A Challenge to the IGAD-Led South Sudanese Peace Process

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 07/12/2014

 

For eleven months now, the northeastern African regional bloc, the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), has been leading the world’s response to the crisis in South Sudan. In a move designed to supposedly ensure a comprehensive resolution of a violent conflict between South Sudan’s warring parties, the Government of South...


The Sudd Institute

Deconstructing the Protocol on Agreed Principles and the Peace Process

Authors: Abraham Awolich, Nhial Tiitmamer

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 04/12/2014

 

This paper analyzes the ‘Protocol on Agreed Principles on Transitional Arrangements towards Resolution of the Crisis in South Sudan.’ The Protocol was signed on 25 August 2014 by IGAD heads of states and governments as the basis for negotiating a mechanism to end the ongoing armed conflict in South Sudan.


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Emerging Powers and the Responsibility to Prevent Mass Atrocities: Lessons from South Sudan

Author: Fritz Nganje

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 28/10/2014

 


The Sudd Institute

South Sudan’s National Security Bill: Merits and Public Reactions

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 07/10/2014

 

South Sudan’s National Security Bill has been under parliamentary vetting in the last few weeks, and the law-making body has just passed it on October 6, 2014. The Bill now awaits the president’s endorsement into law.


The Sudd Institute

South Sudan Retracts its Labor Regulations under Pressure

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 30/09/2014

 

When the Ministry of Labor, Public Service and Human Resource Development of the Republic of South Sudan, issued a ministerial circular on September 16th, 2014, announcing a new policy regarding the employment of foreign nationals, the order was greeted with applause by many unemployed nationals who had long criticized the...


The Sudd Institute

South Sudan’s Crisis: Weighing the Cost of the Stalemate in the Peace Process

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 12/08/2014

 

This analysis weighs the cost of the stalemate of the South Sudanese peace process. It suggests that the stalemate is costly, and that the solution to the current crisis lies with the warring parties, the South Sudanese citizenry, and the international community.


The Sudd Institute

South Sudan’s Crisis: Its Drivers, Key Players, and Post-conflict Prospects

Author: The Sudd Institute

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Special Reports

Date: 03/08/2014

 

This analysis argues that although the crisis was triggered by power struggle within the SPLM, historical issues that remained unresolved after the CPA significantly compounded it. As well, other factors such as illiteracy, maladministration and undemocratic nature in the SPLM, lack of employment, and weak institutions all contributed to this...


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

Author: Awak Deng Bior

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 22/07/2014

 

On July 9th 2011, South Sudan became the world’s youngest nation. The untapped investment opportunities offered by this new nation are attracting both foreign investors and South Sudanese in the Diaspora. This homecoming of South Sudanese from the Diaspora and the influx of foreign investors and aid workers to South...


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