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


In the News

Press Statement on Allegations by Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba

7 October 2016
Dr. Peter Adwok Nyaba recently accused the Sudd Institute of receiving support from the Office of the President of South...

South Sudan: Options in Crisis: Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

20 September 2016
Chairman Corker, Ranking members, and members of the Committee, thank you very much for inviting me here today.

Invitation to Tender for Research on Climate Change Resilient Seeds

8 September 2016
Invitation to Tender for Research on Climate Change Resilient Seeds


Recent Publications

The Flaws in Kate Almquist Knopf’s Call for Trusteeship in South Sudan

20 October 2016
 There have been flurries of calls to place South Sudan under the UN trusteeship. The calls come mostly from the U.S.

The Proliferating Rebellion in South Sudan: Its Explanations and Implications

11 October 2016
For nearly a decade now, several armed groups have emerged all over the country, with some of them sometimes signing...

Transitional Justice for Stabilizing South Sudan: Lessons from Global and Local Contexts

21 July 2016
The Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS) contains important provisions on transitional justice,...