Explore Sudan and South Sudan's recent political history and access key documents on our interactive timeline.
Can we improve civilian protection by studying how mass atrocities have ended in the past? UN Photo/Martine Perret
The WPF's Sudan Peace Archive allows unprecedented access to the process of mediation in the Sudans.
For over 100 years, the WPF has sought to educate about the waste and destructiveness of war and preparation for war.
Through graphics and images, Alex de Waal explains Sudan's predicament. Read more.
World Peace Foundation would like to express its support for the project, Naming the Ones We Lost–South Sudan Conflict. The power of memorializing acts of mass violence does not reside in the creation of narratives that are later deployed to justify new paradigms, policies or institutions– memory does not provide service to future agendas. The [...]
Sanctions against spoilers can work if there is an effective and legitimate peace process. There is no such process in South Sudan today. Threats of force and sanctions by IGAD leaders are mere gestures of frustration, not components of a workable peace. However, sanctions could serve another purpose: fighting corruption. This is a worthwhile goal [...]
Hailing from Belarus, I spent most of my UN career working in Africa, or on issues related to the continent. From 1992-1994, for instance, I was part of the United Nations Observer Mission in South Africa (UNOMSA) that helped facilitate both a democratic dispensation and the presidential election of Nelson Mandela. My other positions—which included [...]