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Peace Marathon Held to Support Revitalized Peace Agreement

Supported by the Government of Japan and UNDP, and organized by youth-led Grand Debaters organization, a peace marathon was held in Juba on 9 March.  


Embassy of Sweden and UNDP Launch New Community Peace Market Complex

The new contruction in Wowo, Amadi State is designed to unite five neighboring states through trade interdependence and exchange.  


People with Disabilities Advocate for Inclusion and Voice in Peacebuilding

How can people with disabilities effectively participate and advocate for their rights during ongoing peace, dialogue and governance processes in South Sudan?  


Business Skills training for vulnerable women in Bor PoC site

In this story Elizabeth discusses her experience being part of the Village Savings and Loans project being run by SPEDP at the Bor PoC site.  


Youth Groups in Bentiu Come Together for the First Time Since 2013 to Exchange and Interact on Peacebuilding

The groundbreaking exercise brought together 48 youth leaders, and their members, who had not met formally since the start of the civil conflict in South Sudan.  


Peace Committee and Local Communities Prevail as Truce is Achieved in County Conflict in Jonglei

The mediation conference between Duk Padiet and Duk Pagak communities provided a concrete example of the role grassroots peace committees can have in resolving local disputes.  


Peace and Community Cohesion Project

The Peace and Community Cohesion project (PaCC) seeks to contribute to the reduction and mitigation of community level conflict and insecurity by investing in initiatives that address key drivers of…  


Chronicles of Ordinary Hopes

Seeking Peace by Bridging Divides in South Sudan's Cattle Camps. The timing of the recent peace dialogue coincides with the impending arrival of the rainy season in Jonglei and neighboring Bieh State.  


Community-led Cross Border Security Agreement Reached Between Rezeigat and Dinka Malual in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

Local leaders from Sudan and South Sudan signed an agreement during a pre-migration peace conference to regulate the pastoralist migration between the two borderland communities.  


New Agreement Reached on Security and Migration Between Cross Border Communities in Northern Bahr el Ghazal

The community-driven peace initiative was the largest meeting of members from the two groups in over a year, with 127 representatives in attendance.  

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