Written by South Sudan Law Society

Civil Society Options Paper on the IGAD High-Level Revitalisation Forum

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As a contribution to IGAD’s efforts to revitalize the peace process in South Sudan, 19 civil society organisations have developed the attached paper (also available online at outlining the conclusions and recommendations that have emerged from many months of engagement on the topic. The paper outlines the main conditions for the success of the revitalization…

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Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan

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This briefing note summarizes the discussions during a workshop organized on 7 November 2014 at the Juba Civic Engagement Center in Juba, South Sudan. The meeting was part of the “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan” program – a 2-year research project that started in November 2014. The project is being implemented…

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Transitional Justice Strategy for South Sudan

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This strategy paper with over 20 signatories advocates for a transitional justice effort to be broken in three separate bodies composed of reconciliation and healing commission, truth commission and a hybrid court. The authors argue that separating these bodies into independent institutions is critical in increasing the likelihood that the colossal task of reconciling of…

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Citizens’ Dialogues on the Constitution Conducted in the Ten States of the Republic of South Sudan

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This document reports from citizens’ dialogues on the constitution review process in all ten states of South Sudan in 2013. In addition to the constitutional dialogues, marginalised groups were also supported to organise discussions to analyse the Transitional Constitution and put forward recommendations and amendments towards a future constitution that is sensitive to, and promotes…

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