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The Future of Human Security in Sudan and South Sudan

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This document provides a synopsis of the key messages that emerged from the plenary and breakout sessions (during the 2016 Symposium “The Future of Human Security in Sudan and South Sudan) and that are relevant for the field of armed violence research in Sudan and South Sudan broadly, and for the HSBA project in particular.…

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Invisible Labour: the Political Economy of Reintegration in South Sudan

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This article considers the 2005–12 Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programme in South Sudan. Current DDR practice centres on ex-combatants’ reintegration through encouraging entrepreneurship and selfemployment and thereby their willingness to take risks and responsibility. However, South Sudan’s DDR programme invisibilizes and obscures the excombatants’ endogenous capacity to adapt and generate an income. Based on…

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Following the Thread: Arms and Ammunition Tracing in Sudan and South Sudan

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This report provides an overview of the Small Arms Survey’s Human Security Baseline Assessment findings with regard to the types of weapons observed in Sudan and South Sudan, their country of manufacture, and patterns of holdings among different actors that are indicative of common supply sources. Download

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Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in South Sudan: The Limits of Conventional Peace and Security Templates

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This report of 2013 explores the DDR programme in South Sudan; in particular how it has evolved, what the major challenges have been to its implementation and, finally, what can realistically be expected from renewed efforts to disarm and reintegrate fighters vis-à-vis security imperatives on the ground. Download

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Security Promotion Seen from Below: Experiences from South Sudan

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This research aims to analyze the dynamic between community security and security promotion initiatives. In the case of South Sudan, it aims to analyze what interaction takes place between community security and specific programmes such as the DDR programme, community disarmament and, to the extent mentioned by respondents at the grassroots level, SSR. Download

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Unrealistic Expectations: Current Challenges to Reintegration in Southern Sudan

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This report takes a critical look at the first, ongoing phase of the DDR process in Southern Sudan, and specifically at the reintegration component. It also looks at the feasibility of social and economic reintegration, considering both the socio-economic context and the specific social composition of the first group of ex-combatants to be reintegrated. Download

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Jonglei 2010: Another round of disarmament

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Although the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of January 2005 formally ended the war between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), internal security has remained a major problem for the fledgling southern government. Indeed, internal conflict, rather than the prospect of a return to war between the north and south,…

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Jonglei’s Tribal Conflicts: Countering Insecurity in South Sudan

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This report examines a series of conflict triggers that shed light on the spike in deadly violence in 2009. It highlights three of the primary conflict cycles in Jonglei and adjoining areas across the border in Upper Nile over the past year: those involving the Dinka, Lou Nuer, Jikany Nuer, and Murle communities. In doing…

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Allies and Defectors: An Update on Armed Group Integration and Proxy Force Security

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This Brief updates the state of knowledge about the status of armed groups in South Sudan as of March 2008, and focuses on the lingering problems that they pose, the challenges remaining to their dissolution and demobilization, and their possible impact on CPA implementation. Download

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Responding to Violence in Ikotos: Government and Local Efforts to Restore Order

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This report details the toll, causes and challenges of dealing with gun violence. It discusses the positive role played by churches and women in prompting positive change and it places gun control and disarmament at the center of reducing violence.  Download

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Armed Groups in Sudan: The South Sudan Defence Forces in the Aftermath of the Juba Declaration

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As part of the HSBA’s ongoing review of Sudan’s numerous armed groups, this Issue Brief (2006) examines the role played by the South Sudan Defence Forces in Sudan’s intra-South conflicts, highlighting its origins, leadership, areas of operation, and recent change of fortune. Download

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The Disarmament of the Gel-Weng of Bahr El Ghazal and the Consolidation of the Dinka Nuer Peace Agreement

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This study, commissioned by New Sudan Council of Churches and Pax Christi, was undertaken with the objectives to examine the causes of the community violence and conflict; whether or not the disarmament was comprehensive, and impartial and its impact on community harmony and peace; Whether or not there were any resistance to the exercise; to…

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