The North-South Institute


Sudan/South Sudan Policy Briefs

Sudan and South Sudan are the site of one of the most challenging and costly international peacekeeping, humanitarian and development efforts in the world. Following a successful referendum, a newly-independent South Sudan is consolidating its independence but facing tension on the status of the area of Abyei and complex negotiations on oil, debt, the North-South border, and citizenship which underline the risk of renewed conflict. In this series of briefs, NSI examines policies of key donors on: the election/referendum, its aftermath and humanitarian access in Darfur; peace education in South Sudan; challenges to reforming the South Sudan police service; and, questions of migration and development.


Policy Brief: Police Reform in an Independent South Sudan, by Jennifer Erin Salahub (NSI), July 2012.

Policy Brief: Educating for Peace in South Sudan, by Jenny Becker and Awad Ibrahim, April 2012.

Policy Brief: Improving Health Systems with the South Sudanese Diaspora: An Alternative Model for International Development? by Barbara MacLaren (NSI), April 2012.

Discussion Document: Uneasy Neighbours: The Elusive Quest for Peace and Stability in the Sudans, by David Gillies, October 2011.