Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Conflict in South Sudan. A Call to Action

06 Sep 2016
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A Compilation of Opinion Pieces by the UNDP South Sudan Country Office

The recent eruption of fighting in Juba, reflects the multifaceted underlying challenges of peace consolidation. The Agreement to Resolve Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan remains salient both in letter and spirit. It is critical that we reflect carefully and dispassionately on what must be done to engender and consolidate peace, and put the country on the path of transformation and prosperity.

UNDP staff in South Sudan have reflected on this very issue given the unfortunate turn of events in Juba.  Their thoughts trigger further reflections on the critical pathways and priority actions to achieve the aspiration of sustainable peace and development in South Sudan.