South Sudan: Breaking the Conflict Trap?

The latest developments & options for Canada
Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Off-campus address: 
Les Suites Hotel Rideau Suite, 130 Besserer St., Ottawa
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Contact person: 
Stéphanie Plante
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Free of charge
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Presented by the CIPS, the Fragile State Research Network

South Sudan is the world’s newest state, and continues to be embroiled in a horrific civil war in which tens of thousands of people have lost their lives, many of them civilians; others have been forced to leave. In light of this recent fighting in Juba, the panel will discuss: South Sudan’s ongoing humanitarian needs and the role international actors can play in these processes


Joseph Bakosoro: Former governor of South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State

Arnold Kammel: Director, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy

Hüstin Läkü: Founder of Canadian Friends of Sudan, a graduate of the uOttawa Development and Global Studies program & PhD Student, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland