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Observations on the Mandate of South Sudan’s Commission on Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (CTRH)

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This brief assesses options for the framing of the mandate of South Sudan’s Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (CTRH), with a particular focus on the temporal scope of the CTRH’s inquiries. Download

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Markets in Crises: South Sudan Case Study

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This study from 2015 aims at understanding how crises (and external interventions in response to crises) affect markets and market relations, in order to better understand livelihoods and humanitarian (and, in the longer term, developmental) outcomes.

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“I cry for my country”, Poem, 2015

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This is an amazing poem by a young man from Juba, South Sudan, entitled “I cry for my country”. The poem was performed at the South Sudan Theatre Organisation’s first Inter-School’s Theatre Festival held in Nyakuruon Cultural Centre in Juba, September 2015. Despite limited fresh air at the venue, human eyes were glued to the…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Powerful: Representations of the ‘Local’ in Peacebuilding

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This article argues for a reflexive perspective on the ‘local’ in peacebuilding. Through case studies from Burundi and South Sudan, the authors show that representations of the local are conflictingly produced by scholars, practitioners, and government officials, telling about the true, the good, and the bad local, empowering some and disempowering other actors, institutions, and…

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Humanitarian Action, Conflict Sensitivity and Peacebuilding through Education in South Sudan

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This study examines the role education can play and is playing in the conflict-induced humanitarian emergency in South Sudan. The study examines adjustments made by the Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy (PBEA) programme in response to the humanitarian crisis following 15 December 2013. Download

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Perceptions of Security Among Internally Displaced Persons in Juba, South Sudan

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This brief synthesizes voices of internally displaced persons seeking protection at United Nations peacekeeping operation bases in Juba, South Sudan. In early August 2014, the Stimson Center conducted seven focus groups with people living in two protection of civilians (POC) sites inside UN bases in Juba. The purpose of these focus groups was to understand…

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Livelihoods, access to services and perceptions of governance: An analysis of Pibor county, South Sudan from the perspective of displaced people

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This paper from 2014 analyses the perceptions of Murle IDPs in Juba of their former livelihoods, access to basic services and governance in Pibor County prior to the escalation of violence across South Sudan. Download

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On the State of Business: Trade, Entrepreneurship and Real Economic Governance in South Sudan

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This PhD thesis analyses how business activity and economic regulation in South(ern) Sudan was governed before and during the 2012 economic austerity period following the political decisiosn to shut down all oil production. The analyses focuses on the modalities of real economic governance, warranting an empirically-grounded ethnographic view of governance from the perspective of everyday…

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Improvising border security: ‘A situation of security pluralism’ along South Sudan’s borders with the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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This article compares two cases of securitization along South Sudan’s border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. By comparing how a security concern – the presence of the Lord’s Resistance Army – was interpreted and responded to, the article shows that border security practices in two borderscapes are improvised, contradictory and contested, and serve…

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The Overlooked Role of Elites in African Grassroots Conflicts: A Case Study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari Conflict in Southern Sudan

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The purpose of this paper is to chronicle three conflicts in Sudan and it attempts to explain why the occur, emphasizing the role of the elites in these conflicts. The paper provides an analysis of grassroots conflicts in Sudan. The paper uses the Dinka-Mundari-Bari Conflict in Central Equatoria State in Southern Sudan as a case…

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Committee for National Healing Peace and Reconciliation Press Release

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This document contains reports of CNHPR activities, including a two day Women Consultation Workshop, preparations for peace in the Greater Yirol and the coming together of Dinka and Nuer pastors. The Women Consultation was organised by the Committee for National Healing, Peace and Reconciliation (CNHPR) in collaboration with South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission (SSPRC)…

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