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Hitting The Target, But Missing The Point?

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At the end of the five-year pilot phase of the New Deal, this report takes stock of the question of how bilateral and multilateral donors, as one of the main groups of signatories of the New Deal, have conceptualized and implemented their commitment to promote PSG1. On the basis of empirical evidence acquired through case…

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Legitimacy, Exclusion, and Power: Taban Deng Gai and the South Sudan Peace Process

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This Issue Brief analyses Taban Deng’s history and his current place in South Sudan. In doing so, it draws on a new HSBA Working Paper on Unity state—A State of Disunity: Conflict Dynamics in Unity State, South Sudan, 2013–158—which is being released together with this Brief. Download

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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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South Sudan: Finding a Way Forward After the July 2016 Crisis

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This paper presents views and recommendations by the core team of the Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG) on the proposed arms embargo and the regional protection force. The aim of the paper is to provide policy and decision-makers with insights by South Sudanese civil society actors and contribute to shaping responses that have the best…

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Transitional policing in South Sudan’s peace agreement: joint integrated police

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This briefing outlines some of the potential difficulties associated with the joint integrated police and some of the challenges the unit is likely to face in delivering security for communities. It is intended to inform those planning to support the joint integrated police and the security sector reform process in South Sudan going forward. Download

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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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New Beginnings: A Way Forward for Transitional Justice in South Sudan

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From 10-12 November 2015, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS), the Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held a conference entitled, New Beginnings: The Role of truth, justice, reconciliation and healing in promoting sustainable peace in South Sudan. The purpose of the conference was to bring together a group…

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Reconciliation and Community Cohesion in South Sudan: The Role of Youth

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In August 2015, South Sudan’s warring parties signed a peace agreement to end the conflict. Implementation of the political settlement is challenging, with the formation of a transitional government of national unity the first of many hurdles towards achieving lasting peace. Reconciliation at national and local levels is required to heal the social and ethnic…

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The Economic Impact of Peacekeeping: Evidence from South Sudan

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This paper investigates the effect of the deployment of United Nations Blue Helmets on economic activity in South Sudan with a special focus on agricultural production. Since UN troops are predicted to improve security, in particular, we expect a positive relationship between deployment of UN blue Helmets and cereal production. We test our hypothesis using…

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The Legacy of Kokora in South Sudan

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This research paper investigates the motivation, course, consequences and connotation of Kokora, a policy attempted at two different moments in South Sudan relating to decentralization. This examination attempts to look at the lessons of Kokora while underscoring that decentralization for the southern states did not lead to empowerment but the opposite, and in some cases…

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