Past event

Research Event

South Sudan's Reshuffle and Reassessment: Towards Democratization and Development?

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme, Horn of Africa Project

Event documents

Meeting Summary: South Sudan's Reshuffle and Reassessment: Towards Democratization and Development?
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Participants

James Copnall, BBC Correspondent for South Sudan and Sudan
Mareike Schomerus, Research Consortium Director, Justice and Security Research Programme, LSE
Chair: Thomas Mawan Muortat, Political Commentator on South Sudan and Sudan

Overview

Informed by the speakers' extensive experience in South Sudan, this event will assess the recent changes in the government and their implications for the path to elections in 2015. The speakers will discuss the dynamics that will shape the country's immediate future and the government’s capacity to deliver on pressing internal developmental challenges such as security, the economy and building lasting institutions, as well as tackling corruption, the worsening humanitarian situation and intercommunal clashes.

Read:
South Sudan: Democratization by Dismissal?, Expert Comment, by Ahmed Soliman