Territorial Self-governance

Subnational Governance and Conflict

The potential for subnational governance to serve as a catalyst of peace has been widely recognized. This is reflected...

South Sudan’s Year One: Managing the Challenges of Building a New State

A year after independence, continuing tension with the North is not the only challenge facing South Sudan. From the uncertain fate of the disputed territory of Abyei and cross-border inter-communal conflicts, to a lack of economic infrastructure and food insecurity, combined with a persistent failure to build successful institutions, South Sudan’s beginning as an independent state is rife with dangers.

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