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South Sudan: Justice and Reconciliation in a Divided Country

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This policy brief presents the results of the conference “South Sudan: Justice and Reconciliation in a Divided Country” in Nairobi, Kenya on September 27, 2016 and the Hague, The Netherlands on 4th October 2016. The conference discussed the findings of the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan.” Download

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Customary Protection? Chiefs’ courts as public authority in UN Protection of Civilian sites in South Sudan

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This paper examines the initiatives of people living in PoC sites – functionally, internally displaced people (IDPs) – to invigorate their own authority structures and security and justice mechanisms. In particular, we focus upon the practices of customary chiefs’ courts. Download

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A Hope from Within? Countering the intentional destruction of governance and transpareny in South Sudan

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This report (2016) reviews the weaknesses of three of South Sudan’s governance institutions that are most critical to establishing accountability: the Anti-Corruption Commission, the National Audit Chamber, and the Public Accounts Committee in the National Legislative Assembly. All three institutions face considerable operational challenges that have undercut their effectiveness in implementing their constitutional mandates. Download

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Violence Begets Violence: Justice and Accountability for Sexual and Gender-Based Offences in South Sudan Gender – Based Offences in South Sudan

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The mass coverage of rape and other – related offences since the start of the conflict in South Sudan in December 2013 has highlighted the horrific scale of civilian abuse, shedding a much needed gender perspective onto violence dynamics in the country. Detailed accounts of sexual violence at the hands of South Sudan’s warring parties…

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Assessing Anti-Corruption, Accountability, and Transparency Measures in South Sudan

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This analysis of 2015 assesses the effectiveness of anti-corruption, accountability, and transparency measures in South Sudan. It finds that, despite a gamut of initiatives, both legal and administrative, corruption in the country remains pervasive, presumably owing to incredibly ineffective accountability and transparency measures.

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Truth and Dignity Commission: A Proposal to Reconcile the Many Truths of South Sudan from 1972 to the Present

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This paper is the third in a series of working papers developed by the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) to stimulate thought on issues of truth, justice and reconciliation in South Sudan’s peace process. The paper proposes the establishment of a truth commission, called the Truth and Dignity Commission, to investigate and report on patterns…

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Assessment of Justice, Accountability and Reconciliation Measures in South Sudan

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The human tragedy that has occurred in South Sudan since mid-December 2013 has been widely reported. In brief, a political struggle in South Sudan’s dominant political party, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, erupted at a party conference on December 15 in the capital of Juba. The struggle immediately turned into a fast-spreading conflict along ethnic…

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Peace and Reconciliation in South Sudan: A Conversation for Justice and Stability

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In mid-2013 – after different reconciliation projects had emerged in South Sudan – Sudd Institute wrote this report on reconciliation. The Sudd Institute suggests that popular sentiment in South Sudan appears to favor a reconciliation process, but questions remain regarding what issues such a process would tackle, how it might be conducted, and who should…

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Sudan’s Oil Industry: On the Eve of the Referendum

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This report presents an overview of facts and trends in Sudan’s petroleum industry and highlights key challenges for the coming period after the independence of South Sudan. The aim is to make vital information about the industry publicly available, and to contribute towards a constructive dialogue between the country’s national and international stakeholders. Download

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Strengthening Good Governance for Development Outcomes in Southern Sudan

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This report asserts that the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) emerged after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) with an unprecedented amount of revenue, derived from oil, for a young government after a 20 year civil war. GoSS faced the challenge associated with dependence on natural resource revenue/rents along with little financial management…

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Southern Sudan Anti-Corruption Strategy, 2010-2014

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This anti-corruption strategy is derived from the analysis of stakeholder consultations over a period of two years and is hinged on twelve guiding principles that describe multiple policy goals of the GoSS. The strategy is meant to be a tool for implementing standard practices and procedures in both public and private sectors to improve service…

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