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2022-06-15

This XCEPT briefing considers the changing political situation in Sudan with a particular focus on the future of the Juba Peace Agreement (JPA) and the evolving political and security dynamics in the east of the country.

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2022-06-08

This policy brief seeks to analyse the progress and challenges of Puntland’s democratisation process and, in so doing, help Somali and international stakeholders maintain momentum towards credible and peaceful elections.

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2022-03-31

This briefing considers the changing political situation in Sudan with a particular focus on the future of the Juba Peace Agreement (JPA) and the evolving political and security dynamics in the Two Areas. It is the third in a series of rapid response updates by the Rift Valley Institute for the UK government’s XCEPT (Cross-Border Conflict Evidence, Policy and Trends) programme. See Update 1 ‘…

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2021-08-02

Sudan’s current legal framework for elections was devised during the CPA period (2005 – 2011), and subsequently amended. Alongside the specific electoral laws there are a number of other relevant laws and a significant body of rules that regulate the holding of elections. This briefing argues that this body of law and rules needs to be considered as a whole in order to ensure a credible…

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2021-06-15

South Sudan is in a state of profound economic transition, heavily influenced by conflict and large-scale population displacement and return. This transition has fundamentally changed the way in which people live, particularly their relationship with work and money.