The Current Situation in Sudan and the Prospects for Peace

Hearing Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eight
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The Current Situation. Sudan faces challenges on many fronts, among them the ongoing crisis in Darfur, a fragile Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the North and South that ended decades of civil war, and significant local violence in the southern and central parts of the country.

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Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.]. Without a renewed and deepened commitment to protect the fragile peace in South Sudan, calls for “revitalization” of the deal are fool’s gold.

Peace on paper is the easy part; peace in practice requires much, much more. Patrick Pierson is a PhD student in Political Science at Emory University. You can follow him on Twitter @plpierson. IGAD’s Mediation in the Current South Sudan Conflict: Prospects and Challenges Article in African Security 8(2) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Kasaija Phillip Apuuli.

Conflict in South Sudan and the Challenges Ahead Congressional Research Service some accounts, the TGNU and the peace agreement on which it was based have collapsed, and reports suggest that both sides may be preparing for a return to full-scale war.

In the context of ongoing conflict, donor governments, including the United States, mayCited by:   South Sudan's Prospects For South Sudan is suffering one of the gravest humanitarian crises in the world. The government and rebel.

Compilation of hearings convened by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, including "Darfur Revisited: The International Response" (Sept. 28, ), "Current Situation in Sudan and the Prospects for Peace" (Sept. 9, ) and "Sudan: Peace but at What Price?" (J ).

Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form). SOUTH SUDAN: THE BIRTH OF A NATION AND THE PROSPECTS FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT uction Anglican International Development (“AID”) is a charity formed in September Its charitable objectives are as follows: “The advancement of religion, namely to serve Jesus Christ in the church and in the world in aFile Size: KB.

As I sit here, the situation on the ground in South Sudan is extremely fluid. The last 10 days, and the last 48 hours in particular, have seen a flurry of activity culminating with the return to Juba yesterday of Riek Machar. Upon his arrival, Machar was sworn in as First Vice-President, under the terms of the peace agreement signed last August.


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The The Current Situation in Sudan and the Prospects for Peace book met, pursuant to notice, at p.m., in room. Sudan: Prospects for Peace peace and change in Sudan.

Sudan demonstrates one truism about conflict intervention: that it can only work if the parties themselves are committed to achieving peace, and if the countries of their region are willing to work for peace.

in western Sudan, remains grave. The situation in Darfur became a cloud on. The current situation needs to be understood in the context of the past history of Sudan, with 21 years of civil war to and then the independence of South Sudan in July But the new state of South Sudan enjoyed less than three years of independence and hope for a better future before the outbreak of internal conflict in 6 South Sudan: Prospects for Peace and Development 1 Introduction 1.

The Republic of South Sudan gained independence from the Republic of Sudan on 9 July It was a day of celebration for the South Sudanese who had fought two long civil wars with the north since and had voted overwhelmingly—by %—for independence in January   This policy paper evaluates the prospects of peace in South Sudan within the context of the recently proposed revitalization process of the political pact.

The paper broadly argues that the revitalization process is important, but it must contend with factors that led to the collapse of the original agreement.

Highlighting this, the brief discusses Author: Abraham Awolich. A new book provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the South Sudan conflict – what contributed to it and what is needed to end it.

The Struggle for South Sudan: Challenges of Security and State Formation discusses realistic solutions to the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. The book, sponsored by [ ]. South Sudan: Prospects for Peace and Development 3 Summary The Republic of South Sudan ga ined independence from the Republic of Suda n on 9 Julyfollowing civil wars that began in and left more than two million dead.

Goodwill for the new country is huge, but the challenges face d by the new go vernment are daunting. As Sudan’s military rulers and the pro-democracy coalition of Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) resume their fraught negotiations over the composition of a civilian government, real power is being transacted according to a different logic—the political marketplace.

A political marketplace analysis of Sudan is an important tool for democracy activists in Sudan to understand the power base Author: Alex Dewaal.

Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context. In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay.

By Andrew Muse-Fisher Staff Writer. In10 Sudanese states successfully seceded and formed the independent nation of South Sudan. The referendum that granted the region independence was guaranteed as part of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended a civil war that lasted for over two decades.

Seen together, prospects are likely that the situation in Sudan will result in less pressure and resourcing for the peace process to move forward in South Sudan. The uncertainty and exacerbated maneuvering of various armed and political leaders from South. EPRS Peace agreement in South Sudan Members' Research Service Page 3 of 8 Context In Decemberpolitical and ethnic tension in two-year old South Sudan erupted in a violent civil war.

More than 60 people have been killed, million have been internally displaced, and over have fled to neighbouring countries. EpidemicsFile Size: 1MB. "AI (G) " Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Briefing: Darfur, Sudan: Prospects for peace. referred the situation in the Darfur region of Sudan to the International Criminal Court. the SPLM/A to its current supremacy and follows the.

Join us for a panel discussion on the prospects for peace in South Sudan following the recently-suspended negotiations in Addis Ababa, set to resume in late-April.

The armed conflict between the government and opposition forces, now in its fourth month, has displaced more than a million people, with violence continuing despite a January ceasefire. Address on Sudan and South Sudan Explores Conflict and Prospects for Peace.

The Sudanese Conflict The prognosis for peace seems bleak. Haysom challenged the audience to answer the question why the Sudanese conflict has escaped the level of attention that Syria has mustered and offered his opinion that the newly independent south, after.

Speakers include: Awan Guol Riak Minister for the Presidency, Government of South Sudan Jon Temin Director, Africa Programs, United States Institute of.

At this event, Jok Madut Jok, and Casie Copeland will examine the current situation in South Sudan and the limitations of the peace process, as well as prospects for reconciliation and steps that must be taken by key actors to move towards this.

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Link to discussion. Sudan has experienced protracted social conflict, civil war, and, in Julythe loss of three-quarters of its oil production due to the secession of South Sudan. The oil sector had driven much of Sudan's GDP growth since For nearly a decade, the economy boomed on the back of rising oil production, high oil prices, and significant.

This meeting reflected critically upon the challenges of, and prospects for, peacebuilding in South Sudan; and to examine the role of major actors – such as the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the Troika (comprising the United States [US], Britain, and Norway), and China – in supporting local and national peace : Charles Mutasa, Kudrat Virk.

By Suzie Wagner. Introduction. John Paul Lederach [1] argues that in order to move a conflict from violence to peace, peacebuilders must view the conflict using three separate lenses: one lens that is capable of viewing the immediate situation, another that can view the patterns and context that underpin the conflict, and another lens that "holds these perspectives together" by providing a.

The current situation in Darfur does not allow for much optimism. The peace process is frustrated by the foot-dragging of the Sudanese government, the fragmentation of the rebels, and the lack of a strong resolve by the international community.

The foreign mediators involved in South Sudan's peace talks will likely meet at the African Union summit that will be held in Addis Ababa at the end of January. It is likely that they will use the opportunity to push for the implementation of sanctions against Kiir and Machar in an effort to pressure the two leaders to reach a peace deal.The seminar had six key objectives: first, to identify the main challenges facing South Sudan’s Transitional Government of National Unity; second, to examine the challenges of, and prospects for, implementing the August Addis Ababa peace agreement; third, to assess the human rights situation in South Sudan, with a view to identifying Author: Charles Mutasa, Kudrat Virk.