Author: peace-canal

Flights to footing – grounding the ICGS follow-up

From 5-7 April, the Inter-Communal Governance Structures met in Akobo town. With pressure in some parts of the community to retaliate against ongoing sporadic attacks from the GPAA, this ICGS meeting needed practical follow-up measures. Peace Canal’s Area Coordination team speak to the Peacebuilding Opportunities Fund (POF) on the key points from the meeting.

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Local justice and accountability between Dachuek and Ayual

With justice and accountability echoed as priorities in conferences, workshops and international agendas across South Sudan, we can lose sight of the potential in traditional approaches to provide redress in ways that have legitimacy and relevance to the communities involved. The recent process between Dachuek and Ayual reminds us of this potential.

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Fighting for peace, battling the elements

After a successful renewal of the Inter-Communal Governance Structures for Jonglei-GPAA in July, the delegates came together in Ayod from 2-6 November. Weather plagued the logistics, but the meeting maintained momentum from the first gathering in Juba.

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Does the Pieri Peace Agreement still exist?

December 2022 violence disrupted the fragile inter-communal peace process in Jonglei and Greater Pibor. Over the last month, conversations have taken place across the communities to determine the appetite for the Pieri Peace Process to continue.

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Murle Age Set Council visits Agaar galweng

In the climate of escalating mobilisation among the youth of Norther Jonglei, the newly constituted Murle Age Set Council went ahead with its planned visit to Rumbek, 7-12 December. The recent Jonglei-GPAA violence has undermined the implementation plan, but a foundation remains in place.

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