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Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 11:57 PM

Following the U.N. Security Council's recent emergency visit to South Sudan, IGAD Heads of State are scheduled to meet on Sunday, August 24, to discuss the possibility of a joint statement by the UNSC and IGAD regarding the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

Pressure is mounting...

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Achieving Resiliency and Peace in Abyei

(2) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 12:23 PM

Historians have well documented the changing characteristics of war over the past century, from those fought across borders to, increasingly, those fought within borders. There is a general perception that portrays these civil conflicts as battles for power, fought by equals. Yet in the case of Sudan, war is most...

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Prioritizing Humanity in Abyei

(1) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 10:01 AM

Two years after Sudan split, the important central border region of Abyei remains contested between the governments and communities of a divided Sudan and a newly independent South Sudan. Home to the nine chiefdoms of the Ngok Dinka people and an important thoroughfare to grazing lands for the cattle of...

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Intentionality, Technology and the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

(3) Comments | Posted March 20, 2013 | 4:04 PM

One of my fundamental beliefs is that we are united together in the challenges and opportunities we face as a society. One of those challenges -- and an area where we've focused our efforts at Humanity United -- is preventing mass atrocities such as genocide and ethnic cleansing. Mass atrocities...

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