Appeals & Response Plans
- South Sudan: Rift Valley Fever Outbreak - Dec 2017
- South Sudan: Floods - Sep 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- South Sudan: Food Insecurity - 2015-2018
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- South Sudan: Kala-azar Outbreak - Sep 2014
- South Sudan: Floods - Aug 2014
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - May 2014
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31 March 2017: Local conflicts have a long history in Unity State, South Sudan, but so do local means of resolving them. Following five years of work supporting local peacebuilding in the Sudanese province of South Kordofan, Peace Direct commissioned a mapping of local peacebuilding capacities.
Local conflicts have a long history in Unity State, South Sudan, but so do local means of resolving them.
July 13 2016: South Sudan's fifth anniversary of indepdence should have been a time of celebration, not of bullets. But violence has broken out in the capital, Juba. George O'Ngoha recounts several days of violence, and warns the country could see a bloodbath.
By Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen
April 19 2016: Recent research highlights some of the worst of many abuses which have taken place in South Sudan. But when the UN’s own investigations can’t be used as evidence, how to ensure that victims and perpetrators see justice? Two researchers on South Sudan discuss the difficulties.
October 16 2015: A new peace deal has been signed in South Sudan. The civil war has claimed thousands of lives since the conflict began 2 years ago. But will the peace hold?
April 1 2015: A monthly selection of the best new research and resources on local peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Insight on Conflict. This month’s edition features articles on Syrian civil society, community-led resilience, and more. Sign up here to receive the newsletter by email each month.
March 24 2015: What is the role of IGAD in South Sudan’s peace talks? Peace Direct’s local correspondent for South Sudan, Khamis Cosmas, investigates.
The peace talks between rival factions of South Sudan’s Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) have included new regional actors to help to resolve the country’s political problems – among the most influential being Tanzania and South Africa.
January 5 2015: Young people in South Sudan need to play a bigger role in peacebuilding, says Khamis Lokud. In this article Khamis looks at ways to enable young people to lead the peacebuilding agenda in the country.
November 6 2014: A new bill passing through the South Sudanese parliament gives the country’s security services wide-ranging powers – powers which they have repeatedly abused. Flora McCrone reports on worrying developments for human rights in the country
October 21 2014: A study of social media use during the recent crisis in South Sudan suggests the social media was instrumental in facilitating violence. Peace Direct’s Local Correspondent in South Sudan, Khamis Cosmas, shares the findings of the study.
Local peacebuilder, Kisuke Ndiku, looks at the challenges facing South Sudan as it searches for sustainable peace, and the role civil society is playing.
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