After a long process of peace negotiations the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) was signed on 9 January 2005 between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). The CPA raised initial hopes that it would be the foundation block for lasting peace in Sudan. This book compiles scholarly analyses of the implementation of the power sharing agreement of the CPA, of ongoing conflicts with particular respect to land issues, of the challenges of the reintegration of internally displaced people and refugees, and of the repercussions of the CPA in other regions of Sudan as well as in neighbouring countries. Elke Grawert is Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Intercultural & International Studies (In IIS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany.
Table of Contents
Introduction. PART I Implementation & Potential of the CPA - Elke Grawert The Role of African & Arab Elites in Building a New Sudan - Melha Rout Biel After the CPA: The Implementation of Power Sharing at the National Level - the Case of the National Assembly - Rania Hassan Ahmed Ali Empowered Deliberative Democracy (EDD): A Start from the Bottom. PART II Challenges Facing Post-War Societies in Sudan - Yasir Awad Abdalla Eltahir The CPA & Beyond: Problems & Prospects for Peaceful Coexistence in the Nuba Mountains. Appendix: Governmental & NGO Structures in Dilling Locality, Southern Kordofan by Tayseer El-Fatih Abdel A'al - Samson Samuel Wassara Ethnic Identity Politics & Boundary Making in Claiming Communal Land: The Nuba Mountains after the CPA - Guma Kunda Komey Return Migration to the Nuba Mountains - Samira Musa Armin Damin Challenges of Basic Education in Southern Sudan: The Language Policy in Jonglei & Upper Nile States - Joseph Lodiong Lubajo Abduction, Confinement & Sexual Violence against South Sudanese Women & Girls in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya - Marilyn Ossome Identity, Citizenship & Reintegration: Sudanese Returnees from Kenya. PART III The CPA in its Sub-regional Context - Obaka Otieno John Changes in Gambella, Ethiopia, after the CPA - Regassa Bayissa Sima Ethiopian Federalism Seen from the Regional State of Gambella: A Perspective from the Border Region - Monika M. Sommer From CPA to DPA: 'Ripe for Resolution', or Ripe for Dissolution? PART IV Challenges of Sub-regional Peace after the CPA - Peter Woodward Theoretical Outcomes - Elke Grawert