• The Launch of the Sudd Institute May 12 (2012) : Founding Members
  • August in the office : Dr Mayai in the Office
  • Engagement in China : Diplomacy in China
  • The Sudd Public Lectures : Senior Researchers at the Sudd Institute
  • The Launch of ND Handbook, Berlin :
  • Engaging Audience on the Peace Process : The Sudd Institute Public Lecture on the Role in the Peace Process

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 in order to promote a more peaceful, just and prosperous society. Learn more »


In the News

The Sudd Institute Among Top 100 Think Tanks in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020

2 February 2021
The Sudd Institute Among Top 100 Think Tanks in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020

2020: The Year in Review

1 January 2021
2020: The Year in Review

Press Release:

6 May 2019


Recent Publications

Local Content in Practice: Improving the Participation of South Sudanese in the Petroleum Industry

9 March 2021
Local content requirements promote national capacity, employment, economic diversification, and economic growth (Kazzazi and Nouri 2012, Tordo et al., 2013).

COVID-19 and the Political Transition in South Sudan

16 February 2021
The implementation of the R-ARCSS is stalled, as the parties have had difficulty gathering sufficient momentum to push the Agreement forward.

Transitional Justice in South Sudan: A Case for Sustainable Peace, Accountability, Reconciliation and Healing

16 February 2021
The justice versus peace dichotomy or lack thereof has spawned both legal practice and international law literature for decades.