The speakers assess both the threats to progress in Sudan and South Sudan and how the countries’ ongoing interdependence may be better harnessed to their mutual benefit.

James Copnall, BBC Correspondent for Sudan and South Sudan (2009-12); Author, A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan’s Bitter and Incomplete Divorce

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Overview

With Sudan and South Sudan facing critical challenges relating to conflict and instability, underdevelopment and institutional weakness, the speakers assess both the threats to progress and how the countries’ ongoing interdependence may be better harnessed to their mutual benefit.

More information at Sudan and South Sudan: The Importance of Interdependence