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Peace is the Name of Our Cattle-Camp: Local responses to conflict in Eastern Lakes State, South Sudan

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Following the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the subsequent independence of South Sudan in 2011, many agro-pastoralist and pastoralist areas of the country have experienced an upsurge of livestock raiding, counter raiding and cycles of revenge killing. Eastern Lakes State, in contrast to its neighbor, Western Lakes State, is an exception. Since 2011, there…

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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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Traditional Authorities, Local Justice and Local Conflict Resolution Mechanisms in South Sudan

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This book chapter explores local justice and conflict resolution mechanisms in South Sudan. It illustrates that chiefs play a significant role in local justice as well as in conflict resolution. In addition, the chapter exemplifies that ‘local level’, ‘grassroots’ conflict resolution mechanisms are multi-layered and frequently involve regional and national government institutions as well as…

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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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