Research for a Peaceful, Just and Prosperous South Sudan

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Who We Are


The Sudd Institute is an independent research organization that conducts and facilitates research and training to inform public policy and practice, to create opportunities for discussion and debate, and to improve analytical capacity in South Sudan. The Sudd Institute’s intention is to significantly improve the quality, impact, and accountability of local, national, and international policy and decision-making in South Sudan...

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In the News


Press Release: The Sudd Institute on the Situation of Insecurity in Juba

17 December 2013

December 17, 2013 – Juba, South Sudan.

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Press Release: The Sudd Institute Announces New Executive Director

7 September 2013

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Cabinet needs improvement, says analyst

6 August 2013

JUBA - An analyst in Juba says South Sudan’s new cabinet is neither regionally balanced nor does it meet the...

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Recent Publications


South Sudan’s Crisis: Weighing the Cost of the Stalemate in the Peace Process

12 August 2014

This analysis weighs the cost of the stalemate of the South Sudanese peace process.

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South Sudan’s Crisis: Its Drivers, Key Players, and Post-conflict Prospects

3 August 2014

This analysis argues that although the crisis was triggered by power struggle within the SPLM, historical issues that remained unresolved...

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HIV/AIDS: A Threat to National Security in South Sudan

22 July 2014

On July 9th 2011, South Sudan became the world’s youngest nation.  The untapped investment opportunities offered by this new nation...

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