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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Student Self-Assessment of Math and Science Ability in High School

Categories: Education,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Sudan

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016164.pdf

Presents student self-assessments of their ability to do science and math work at two points (9th and 11th grades) in their high school careers.  Results are presented by sex.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Children and Armed Conflict: Report of the Secretary General

Categories: Afghanistan,Children,Crime/Justice,Iraq,Sex Issues,Sudan,Syria,Terrorism,United Nations

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=s/2016/360&referer=/english/&Lang=E

Annual report on the impact of war on children.  Annexes to the report which covers 2015 include information about parties that recruit and use children as warriors, sexual violence against children, attacks on schools and hospitals, and the abduction of children.  From the United Nations Security Council

 

Sudan: A Country Study

Categories: History,Sudan

http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/cs/pdf/CS_Sudan.pdf

Last addition to the Area Handbook Series, this volume replaces the 1992 volume for Sudan. Covers the history, economy, society, government and politics, and national security of the country. From the Library of Congress

 

Conflict in South Sudan: A Human Rights Report

Categories: Africa,Civil/Human Rights,Sudan,United Nations

http://www.unmiss.unmissions.org/Portals/unmiss/Human%20Rights%20Reports/UNMISS%20Conflict%20in%20South%20Sudan%20-%20A%20Human%20Rights%20Report.pdf

Report based on interviews with more than 900 victims on violence and violations of human rights in the South Sudan conflict.  From the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

 

The Crisis in South Sudan

Categories: Africa,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Sudan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43344.pdf

Provides background to the recent violence, the parties in the conflict, and the humanitarian impact of the fighting on civilians.  Also describes relief efforts undertaken by the international community.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Pathway to National Dialog in Sudan

Categories: Africa,Democracy/Peace,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/PB155.pdf

Charts a path toward peace for Sudan following the loss of South Sudan.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Establishing a Mining Sector in Postwar South Sudan

Categories: Africa,Geology/Mining,Laws/Regulations,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR330.pdf

 

Describes confusion that resulted from unregulated distribution of mining rights in South Sudan and the effort to establish orderly regulation for equitable economic development of the nation’s mineral wealth.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sudan and South Sudan: Current Issues for Congress and U.S. Policy

Categories: Africa,Sudan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42774.pdf

This report examines the shared interests and outstanding disputes between the Sudans after separation, and gives an overview of political, economic, and humanitarian conditions in the two countries.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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