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The Catch-22 Of Security And Civilian Disarmament

Community Perspectives On Civilian Disarmament In Jonglei State Geoffrey L. Duke & Hans Rouw | September 2013This report presents the findings of a disarmament monitoring scheme that was conducted by SSANSA in Jonglei State. It covers the period March 2012 to July 2013. The purpose of the monitoring was to document the processes leading to the surrender of weapons by civilians; the nature of arms collection; ascertain the perceptions of…

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Security is Everyone’s Business -Bor Dialogue, Jonglei State | February 2013

This report summarizes the emerging issues and main recommendations of the “Security is Everyone’s Business” dialogue in Bor, Jonglei State. The Security is Everyone’s Business is a Multistakeholder dialogue on Community Security. Key participants include Government Civilian Authorities, Armed forces, Community representatives, Civil Society organizations and representatives of UN agencies involved in the protection of civilian and community security. Download Report: Security is Everyone’s Business – Bor Dialogue – Feb…

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Security is Everyone’s Business -Twic East County Dialogue, Jonglei State | April 2013

This report summarises the emerging issues and main recommendations of the “Security is Everyone’s Business” dialogue in Twic East, Jonglei State. The Security is Everyone’s Business is a Multistakeholder dialogue on Community Security. Key actors include Government Civilian Authorities, Armed forces, Community representatives, Civil Society organizations and representatives of UN agencies involved in the protection of civilian and community security. Download Report here: Security is Everyone’s Business – Twic East…

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Security is Everyone’s Business -Duk County Dialogue, Jonglei State | April 2013

This report summarizes the emerging issues and main recommendations of the “Security is Everyone’s Business” dialogue in Duk, Jonglei State. The Security is Everyone’s Business is a Multistakeholder dialogue on Community Security. Key participants include Government Civilian Authorities, Armed forces, Community representatives and representatives of UN agencies involved in protection of civilian and community security. Download Full Report : Security is Everyone’s Business – Duk County Dialogue , May 2013

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Peace Security and Development Network Full Report

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Comments on the 8 October 2014 Draft National Security Service Bill of the Republic of South Sudan

This is a joint commentary by South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA), Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO), Amnesty International,  The Enough Project, Human Rights Watch, and Redress Trust on the draft South Sudan National Security Service Bill of 8 October 2014. The Bill was originally tabled before the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) in May 2014. The third reading took place on 8 October 2014. While some positive…

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Q & A – The call for an Arms Embargoe on South Sudan

With Geoffrey L. Duke, Secretariat Team Leader at South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA) and Elizabeth Ashamu Deng, South Sudan researcher at Amnesty International. Recent fighting in South Sudan’s Unity State between government troops and opposition forces has placed civilians at renewed risk and once again threatened the shaky cessation of hostilities agreement signed in January. Earlier this month members of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) delegation…

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Civil Society Comments on chapter II of Proposed Compromise Agreement

This is a joint civil society analysis on the security provisions of the Proposed, July Compromise Agreement on the resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. It is largely based on a roundtable of representatives of civil society organizations that met in Juba on the 3rd August 2015 to review Chapter II and make recommendations for improvement. This chapter broadly covers issues pertaining Permanent Ceasefire and Transitional…

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Civil Society Submission on Security Sector Reform to the South Sudan talks

Submission dated February 25, 2014 to the parties negotiating peace for South Sudan, under the mediation of IGAD Civil Society Submission on Security Sector Reform and Defence Transformation We the undersigned civil Society organizations have the honour to submit to you the following recommendations on the theme of Security Sector Reform and Defence Transformation. These recommendations were drafted based on a roundtable of representatives of the Civil Society organizations on…

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Q&A – South Sudan: A nation awash with arms

Recent fighting in South Sudan’s Unity State between government troops and opposition forces has placed civilians at renewed risk and once again threatened the shaky cessation of hostilities agreement signed in January. Earlier this month members of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) delegation to South Sudan reportedly expressed alarm that the warring parties are still acquiring arms. Here, Amnesty International’s Elizabeth Deng and Geoffrey L. Duke, of the South…

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