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November 29, 2012 (JUBA) - The Republic of South Sudan’s Peace Commission and the African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for partnership in peace building in South Sudan.

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Peace Commission chairperson, Chuol Rambang and ACCORD chairperson Vasu Grounder, sign MoU in the presence of VP Riek Machar in Juba on 28 Nov. 2012 (ST)

The partnership will make the government’s peace building institution and the international organization to work together in promoting peace and harmony between communities in the country’s volatile areas.

In the presence of the Vice-President Riek Machar on Wednesday, the chairperson of the Peace Commission, Chuol Rambang Luoth, signed on behalf of the government and the founder and chairperson of the ACCORD, Vasu Gounder, signed on behalf of his organization.

The ACCORD is a renowned South African-based civil society organization working throughout Africa in conflict management, analysis and prevention. It intervenes in conflicts through mediation, negotiation, training, research and conflict analysis.

Established in 1992, ACCORD’s primary aim is to influence political developments by bringing conflict resolution, dialogue and institutional development to the forefront as an alternative to armed violence and protracted conflict.

In addition, ACCORD offers a range of training courses in conflict management theory and practice, and in mediation and negotiation. The organization regularly provides customized in-house training for a range of clients in the business, government and civil-society sectors.

The organization has carried out similar peace building initiatives across the African continent.

In a statement after the signing ceremony, peace commission’s chairperson Chuol Rambang said the agreement will provide support to the government in carrying out the peace initiatives in the volatile states.

He said the organization will also train South Sudanese in peace building and sponsor inter-state conferences such as between Warrap, Unity and Lakes states, for instance.

(ST)

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  • 29 November 2012 05:59, by Kurnyel

    Un should not wast time to talk to south sudan theu leaders are already for you just disarm them and let5 them surrender to us

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    • 29 November 2012 06:21, by THEY PEOPLE’S POWER

      You are really a son of floozy woman,

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      • 29 November 2012 06:41, by Kurnyel

        Were you not born by woman? if yes than you too

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        • 29 November 2012 07:25, by THEY PEOPLE’S POWER

          Good, you don’t know English, Lolz

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          • 29 November 2012 09:23, by Young Lotuko

            Action speak louder than words, don’t preach it if u are not going to do it

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            • 29 November 2012 10:30, by South Dengjok

              Dear Me,
              wha kind of negotiation dat pple of S.Sudan make always with other partners without its implementation,these r all rubbish dat people waste da money with and da resource of da country ,how many convention and treaty were made as for S.Sudan Security?,if it is da matter of convention,we could be da most secure country with our partners but Talk with watch dog without implement it is useles

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