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Discerning for Peace in Africa: The Sudan Civil Wars and Peace Processes 1955-2013
Conrad John Masabo

Separation of the Sudan into the Republic of Sudan (North) and the Republic of Southern Sudan (South) was globally extolled as the long-lasting solution to one of the longest civil wars in post-Colonial Africa. However, recent developments in Sudan: continued clashes between north and south, crises in the contested areas and tribal civil wars have uncovered that: separation without addressing the principal root causes of the conflicts is not the panacea to prone and protracted civil wars. Taking a historical analysis framework, the paper attempts to tackle issues of causes, opportunities and challenges for peace in Sudan.

Keywords: Sudan; conflicts; civil wars; peace; CPA; referendum; secession; Abyei.

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United Nations Quiz, March 2014
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Message to the UPEACE Model United Nations Conference 2014
Ban Ki Moon

In this special letter to the participants of the University for Peace Model United Nations Conference 2014 (UPMUNC), Secretary General Ban Ki Moon speaks of the challenges of our time, the efforts of the United Nations, and the need for global cooperation in the building of a more inclusive, compassionate, and peaceful world.

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