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Earl Gregg Swem Library

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

 

Learning from Sudan’s 2011 Referendum

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR303.pdf

Examines the peaceful referendum on independence in South Sudan and attempts to formulate lessons for conflict prevention in similar situations in other parts of the world.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sudan and South Sudan: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Africa,Energy,Statistics,Sudan

http://www.eia.gov/countries/cab.cfm?fips=SU&scr=email

Describes the interdependence of Sudan and the newly independent South Sudan when it comes to oil production and transportation, and the problems that have occurred since the independence of South Sudan in July 2011.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues

Categories: Haiti,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Laws/Regulations,Somalia,Sudan

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/179582.pdf

Describes how and when temporary protected status and other forms of immigration relief are provided to noncitizens by the U.S. government.  Currently more than 300,000 foreign nationals from seven countries enjoy such status.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the U.S. Department of State Foreign Press Center

 

Dowry and Division: Youth and State Building in South Sudan

Categories: Africa,Democracy/Peace,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR_295.pdf

One of a series of reports on the creation of a new state in the Republic of South Sudan.  This report assesses the situation, priorities, and expectations of South Sudan’s youth population with special focus on lack of education, employment and obstacles to marriage.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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