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26 Jul 2013 description

USIP, Partners Release Report on Realizing ‘Responsibility to Protect’

By: Thomas Omestad

25 Jun 2012 description

On July 9, 2012, South Sudan will celebrate its first anniversary as an independent and sovereign state. The January 2011 referendum effectively ended the prolonged, violent confrontation between the Republic of Sudan and the territories that would ultimately gain independence as South Sudan. This development marked an important stage in the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement [CPA]. In addition to regulating relations between the two feuding parties from 2005 to 2011, the CPA also implemented the framework for the creation of two separate nations.

23 Sep 2011 description

On July 9, South Sudan not only became the world’s newest country, but its newest fragile state.

08 Jul 2011 description

Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Director, Africa Growth Initiative

John Mukum Mbaku, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative

The Brookings Institution