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The Conundrum of DDR Coordination: The Case of South Sudan

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This article analyses the nature of coordination between the various stakeholders during the design and implementation of a disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) process. It makes detailed reference to the contemporary DDR programme in South Sudan as this African country is a relevant example of significant international and local efforts to facilitate DDR coordination in…

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Double-edged Sword: Vigilantes in African Counter-insurgencies

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Vigilante groups have been successful in providing local security. But subcontracting security functions to vigilante groups for counter-insurgency purposes is a dangerous option for fragile African states. African leaders should set clear objectives and mandates when enlisting vigilantes and invest in disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programs. Drawing on four illustrative cases – Sierra Leone, Uganda’s…

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Final Evaluation of 
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Programme Individual Reintegration Project Component (2009-2012)

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This report is prepared to present the findings, lessons learned and recommendations of the final evaluation of the CPA DDR implementation. A team of independent consultants was commissioned, from the 19th of March to the 27th of April 2013, to conduct an independent evaluation of the CPA DDR Programme. The evaluation was conducted in a…

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Failures and opportunities: Rethinking DDR in South Sudan

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With the Comprehensive Peace Agreement’s mandate for Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) set to expire in July 2011, discussions are now underway between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), the South Sudan DDR Commission, and international actors on how the programme can be extended and possibly retooled in the post-independence period. This Issue Brief reviews…

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In Need of Review: SPLA Transformation in 2006–10 and Beyond

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This paper from 2010 reviews the successes and shortcomings of the SPLA’s defence transformation process from 2006 to 2010. It takes into account decisions, events, processes, programmes, and doctrine relating to SPLA transformation and development from 2006 onward. In so doing, it identifies a transformation gap that has become evident between SPLA requirements and defence…

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