Sudan

What Sudan’s Uprisings Say About the Nation’s Past — and the Arab World’s Future

The Arab Spring’s legacy is proving to be irrepressible. Since mid-December, protesters in Sudan have been demonstrating in increasing numbers across the economically strapped country. They have been calling for an end to 30 years of repressive rule by Gen. Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan was a template for a successful Arab mass revolt.

Branding Humanity: Competing Narratives of Rights, Violence, and Global Citizenship

The Save Darfur movement gained an international following, garnering widespread international attention to this remote Sudanese territory. Celebrities and other notable public figures participated in human rights campaigns to combat violence in the region. But how do local activists and those throughout the Sudanese diaspora in the United States situate their own notions of rights, nationalism, and identity?

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

 

50 Years of Water at Wilson: Water, Conflict, and Cooperation (Part 1 of 2)

 

Country Case Studies: Peacebuilding in South Sudan, Rwanda, Libya, and Burundi

The 2018 Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding (SVNP) Conference will be held from 16-19 July at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. This year, the theme of the conference is “National, Regional, and Global Infrastructures for Peace in Africa.” Participants in the conference will comprise mostly heads of organizations and senior officials from the SVNP, along with external stakeholders and practitioners from Africa and beyond.

Post Conflict Peacebuilding: South Sudan

The challenges facing post-conflict communities are many and long-term solutions are elusive. Wilson Scholar Emmaculate Asige Liaga has identified “grassroots” involvement as a key element of a successful transition. She shares thought on what this means for peacebuilding efforts in South Sudan in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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