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South Sudanese entity organizes peace symposium

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December 10, 2016 (JUBA) -The Initiative for Peace Communication Association (IPCA) organized a peace and human rights symposium, which brought together South Sudanese communities in the young nation on Sunday.

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South Sudanese people take to the streets as part of a peace march organised by civil society groups in the capital, Juba, on 8 January 2014 (Photo AP/Ali Ngethi)

IPCA’s executive director, Joseph Edward, said the event sought to create opportunity for South Sudanese by imploring cultural diversities and sport as a tool for healing and developing their ability to view each other as important and shun ethnic groups’ ideologies.

The event, supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was part of a nationwide peace and reconciliation campaign among divided South Sudanese communities to engage them in dialogues, singing, cultural performances and sports.

“This festival seeks to bring healing and wholeness to communities suffering from ethnic conflict, hatred and appeals to many divided societies and amplify the need for peace by bringing together youth, women, men, girls and boys from around the nation to speak out for peace and share information about peace building, healing, reconciliation and reconstruction,” said Edward.

Founded in 2012, IPCA is a youth wing-led nonprofit, non-governmental entity fully registered under South Sudan Ministry of Justice and South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission.

The organisation seeks to foster interaction and collaboration among authorities, human rights activists and other sectors of the society on issues of peace, human rights, democracy, freedom of expression, rights to information and defend communicators against control that could undermine freedom of expression, among others.

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  • 12 December 2016 09:19, by Eastern

    Another useless talking and ineffective talking shop. This is just another way of accounting to the donors. Shame!!!!

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    • 12 December 2016 11:03, by Redeemer

      Eastern
      I want you guys to stop risking some few people life to fight a war which has no strategies to win but just causing death and suffering but the people who fuel it like you are not feeling the heat, you guys are not knowing how people are suffering in the bush

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      • 12 December 2016 13:41, by Eastern

        Redeemer aka Enslaver,

        All wars kill and have risks - death by bullets and starvation. Why was Dr Garang right in fighting the facist Khartoum regimes and those fighting the current evil regime are not. You are very STUPID!

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