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Pivot Points: Reshaping Sudan
Analysis of the Referendum in Sudan
CSIS is following events in Sudan, as Africa’s largest country breaks apart and tries to rebuild itself as two separate nations. The Republic of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation from July 9, 2011, faces the formidable task of building a state with few human resources, amid a backdrop of serious insecurity. Meanwhile, Sudan, the nation it leaves behind, faces a host of political, economic, and social challenges. CSIS will provide analysis and commentary on both the North and South as they embark on an uncertain future.
Monday, January 10, 2011 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Sudan: Post-Referendum Scenarios and the Way Forward
Short Written Analyses
- Richard Downie, deputy director of the CSIS Africa Program, addresses the way forward after the referendum and implications for U.S. policy in a Critical Questions.
- Mark Quarterman, director of the Post-conflict Reconstruction Project, discusses a potential diplomatic role for Indonesia in helping Sudan move toward democracy.
- Richard Downie, deputy director of the CSIS Africa Program, writes about "Sudan's 2011 Referendum: The Main Challenges."
- Richard Downie and Brian Kennedy of the Africa Program wrote "Sudanese Perspectives on the 2011 Referendum," after traveling extensively in southern and northern Sudan.
Richard Downie, deputy director, CSIS Africa Program, discusses many aspects of the referendum including the voting process, the likely outcome, and implications for U.S. policy in the region.
Richard Downie, deputy director, CSIS Africa Program, interviewed Atul Khare, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations, about the role of the UN in ensuring the success of the 2011 referendum on the independence of southern Sudan.
Richard Downie, deputy director, CSIS Africa Program, interviewed Traci Cook, Resident Director for Southern Sudan, National Democratic Institute, about the preparations for the upcoming January 9, 2011 referendum on the independence of Southern Sudan.
Contact H. Andrew Schwartz, firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 775-3242
- Remarks by President Barack Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan
- Website of the President’s Special Envoy to Sudan
- Government of Sudan 2010 Darfur Strategy
- Statement of Thabo Mbeki, Chairperson of the African Union High Level Implementation Panel
- Permanent Court of Arbitration 2009 ruling on Abyei
- Carter Center Preliminary Statement on Voter Registration Process
- 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement
- HighlightsJul 6, 2011
- HighlightsJan 6, 2011