Past eventResearch Event

Division and Conflict in South Sudan: Prospects for Peace and Regional Security

10 February 2014 - 10:00 to 11:00

Chatham House, London


HE Dr Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Republic of South Sudan
Chair: Dame Rosalind Marsden, EU Special Representative for the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan (2010-2013)



The conflict that erupted in South Sudan has significant implications for the region and the wider international community, as well as severe consequences for civilians and nation-building efforts. A ceasefire has been signed in Addis Ababa, while peace talks aimed at finding a lasting political resolution continue.

HE Dr Barnaba Marial Benjamin will discuss the significance of the ceasefire, his perspectives on the pressing issues of security, political reform and nation-building, and the importance of regional and international actors for peace and development in South Sudan.

This event is part of a meeting series entitled Division and Conflict in South Sudan.