Grid View
Clear all

Taxonomy results for: Peace

Learning from Sudan’s 2011 Referendum

|
|
|
|
|
|

This report is based on research conducted in Khartoum, Juba, Washington, and elsewhere in the aftermath of Sudan’s 2011 referendum. It seeks to answer a simple question: Why was the 2011 referendum on the secession of southern Sudan largely peaceful despite predictions for renewed civil war? The report examines possible answers and attempts to formulate…

Read More

Civilian Disarmament in South Sudan: A Legacy of Struggle

|
|
|
|
|
|

This report from early 2012 reviews civilian possession of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in South Sudan and processes to control this possession, including civilian disarmament. It begins with an overview of the history of South Sudan, followed by an analysis of the factors that have contributed to SALW proliferation and ultimately a ‘gun…

Read More

A quick fix? A retrospective analysis of the Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement

|
|
|
|
|
|

Through a chronological analysis of the peace process between 2000 and 2005, this article demonstrates that the scope for compromise was limited and that a significantly ‘better’ deal was unlikely. The article’s ambition is to present a concise and empirically grounded analysis of the CPA peace process and to lay foundations for further investigation of…

Read More

The UN Mission and Local Churches in South Sudan: Opportunities for Partnerships in Local Peacebuilding

|
|
|
|
|
|

This document (2011) argues that the new UN mission would benefit from partnering with local churches to improve the impact of local peacebuilding initiatives in South Sudan. It looks for comparative advantages of both UNMIS and local churches. Download  

Read More

Wealth Sharing Beyond 2011: Economic Issues in Sudan’s North-South Peace Process

|
|
|
|
|
|

The paper is organized around three transversal themes that are part of the backward and forward looking functions of peace processes. In terms of the former, these themes include the role of economic characteristics of armed conflict in the engagement of armed groups, and the treatment of the economic agendas and conflict-driving conditions in peace…

Read More

Health Sector Recovery in Early Post-Conflict Environments: Experience from Southern Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

Against the background of the health sector policy processes unfolding after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in early 2005 (GoS and SPLM, 2005), this article (2010) assesses the issues at stake and the challenges that have emerged in southern Sudan. Its intention is to contribute to a deeper understanding of postconflict reconstruction processes…

Read More

Making Peace Impossible? Failure to Honour the Land Obligations of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Central Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

This paper examines progress made on land-related provisions of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of Sudan (CPA, 2005) with special reference to Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States in central Sudan (known as ‘the contested areas’). Download

Read More

Sudan’s Wars and Peace Agreements

|
|
|
|
|
|

Originating from the 2008 27th annual conference of the Sudan Studies Association (SSA) of the same title, these essays document and analyze Sudan’s chronic history of armed conflict since independence in 1956 as well as its own and international efforts to bring an end to these conflicts. Link to publication

Read More

Unrealistic Expectations: Current Challenges to Reintegration in Southern Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

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

Read More

Decisions and Deadlines: A Critical Year for Sudan

|
|
|
|
|
|

Sudan will hold potentially transformative elections in April 2010 and its complex peace processes require the organisation of three referendums in the coming year, including one in which Southern Sudanese voters will decide on unity or independence. Sudan is therefore entering a crucial period in its history and the country’s powerful elites are under pressure…

Read More

Sudan 2012: Scenarios for the Future

|
|
|
|
|

This paper describes four possible scenarios for the future of Sudan,defined by two key uncertainties: 1) In 2012, will Sudan be united or will the North and South have gone separate ways? 2) In 2012, will there be a new war between the North and the South, or will there be no war? Download

Read More

Total Returns to South Sudan Post CPA to June 2008

|
|
|
|
|
|

This report (2009) presents the findings from the IOM tracking of spontaneous returns programme, which gathered information such as return numbers, basic demographic information (sex, age) and special needs/vulnerabilities of IDPs and refugees who have spontaneously returned to Southern Sudan and Southern Kordofan. Download

Read More
CSRF SOUTH SUDAN