IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan today announced the planned resumption of IGAD-led peace talks for South Sudan on 30 July 2014 to 10th August 2014. The agenda of the next session will be to finalize and sign the Cessation of Hostilities Matrix; and negotiation on details of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU).
Press Release: IGAD Special Envoys in Juba for consultations, condemn attack on Nasir
The Chairperson of the IGAD Special Envoys to the South Sudan Peace Process and his delegation currently in Juba expressed regrets about the unfortunate attack by the SPLM/A–In Opposition in Nasir on the positions of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan (GRSS) on 20th July 2014. The delegation is in Juba consult with the GRSS and other stakeholders on how to reconvene the process in Addis in the coming days.
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IGAD training programme on Peace building and mediation underway
IGAD’s Mediation Support Unit (MSU) is conducting a three-day training programme on peace building and mediation for IGAD Member State Officials and representatives of civil society organisations engaged in peace work across Djibouti, Ethopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.The training programme that began on 7 July 2014 in Nairobi covers a broad spectrum of modules such as basic concepts of mediation; mandate of a mediator; conflict analysis and assessment in the context of mediation processes; and implementation of peace agreements.
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