Publications

The Sudd Institute

National Reconciliation in South Sudan: How to Translate Political Settlements into Peace in the Country

Author: Jok Madut Jok

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 31/01/2015

 

As South Sudanese leaders, IGAD mediators and the rest of the international community, meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to seek a political settlement for the on-going conflict, there is need for a reminder that a peace agreement that they might reach on the basis of power-sharing alone will most likely...


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Investing in Human Capital: Putting our Money Behind Our Words

Author: Juliana Bol

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Policy Briefs

Date: 31/01/2015

 

This analysis illustrates the Government of South Sudan’s (GoSS) investment in basic services, especially health. It assesses planned government spending as a barometer of national priorities, focusing on the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The focus is on social accountability or justice—the need to ensure that South Sudanese have access to basic...


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Simplifying the Arusha Intra-SPLM Reunification Agreement

Authors: Jok Madut Jok, Augustino Ting Mayai

Organization: The Sudd Institute

Type: Weekly Reviews

Date: 27/01/2015

 

South Sudan broke apart and plunged into a violent confrontation in December 2013 following bitter disagreements within the top leadership of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), splintering the party into several groupings. The conflict shockingly started merely 2 years after the country seceded from the Sudan, in 2011.


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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...


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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.


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

Author: Zacharia Diing Akol

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...


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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

 

 


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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.


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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...


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