Research Reports

Race Against Time
Published on the eve of voter registration for the referendum in South Sudan, Race Against Time analyses the unresolved procedural problems, technical difficulties, and disputes threatening... MORE >
When Boundaries Become Borders
Discussion of the border between Sudan and South Sudan has focused on the question of where the boundary line is to be drawn. When Boundaries Become Borders examines a different, but... MORE >
Local Justice in Southern Sudan
This report analyses the workings of the justice system in Southern Sudan, focusing on the real-world relationship between local chiefs’ courts and government courts and the ways that... MORE >
‎الانتخابات في السودان - التعلم من التجربة
يتقصى هذا التقرير التاريخ غير القصير للانتخابات في السودان ويتساءل لماذا لم تستطيع انتخابات التعددية الحزبية، رغم نجاحها الواضح عام 1953،  ان تجلب ذلك النوع من الحكومة المستقرة... MORE >
Decisions and Deadlines
A policy paper on Sudan's political future analysing the critical events facing the country in the run up to the April 2010 elections and the 2011 referendum on self-determination for... MORE >
Elections in Sudan
This report examines Sudan's history of elections, and asks why they have failed to produce the kind of stable yet dynamic government in Sudan that the secret ballot is intended to... MORE >
Electoral Designs
A guide to Sudan's electoral system – one of the most complex in the world – and its effects on the distribution of power. The report analyses government documents to reveal errors and... MORE >
Lost Opportunities in the Horn of Africa
A comparative study of three regional peace agreements: the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan, Somalia's Mbgathi peace process, from 2002 - 2004, and the 2000 Ethiopia-Eritrea... MORE >
Sudan: Where is the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Heading?
This report assesses obstacles and risks to the implementation of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement and outlines steps to be taken to avoid a return to conflict. The product of a... MORE >
Local Peace Processes in Sudan
An analytical account of the growth of "people-to-people" peace meetings in Sudan and its borderlands, with a comprehensive bibliography and time-chart of peace meetings over two decades in... MORE >

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