The Absurdity of Peace-building in South Sudan (II)

Published on South Sudan News Agency on September 18th, 2013 The absurdity of peace-building in South Sudan (II) picks up from where it was left off in the previous reflection on the absurdity of peace-building in South Sudan (I) (posted below). One area where peace-building absurdity is strongly felt in South Sudan is the largely…

The Absurdity of Peace-building in South Sudan (I)

Published on AllAfrica on September 11th, 2013 OPINION In traditional conflict resolution approach, also known as conflict management or track I diplomacy, there are three technical phases or frameworks that peace scholars, practitioners and negotiators have largely identified as dictating the path of building peace in any given conflict. The three phases are: peacemaking where…