Sora - a female name from South Sudan, meaning revolution.
SORA - a revolution in global awareness. A revolution of knowledge

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After many decades of civil conflict, a peace deal between the warring factions in Sudan was signed in January 2005. The job of securing this peace and rebuilding the infrastructure in this large and complex country poses an enormous challenge to the country's leaders, its people and the international community. The articles reviewed in this section describe the efforts and challenges facing the various players in rebuilding Sudan and ensuring the peace.


Prospects for Peace in Sudan: Forced Migration Review (webpage)

This edition of Forced Migration Review, published in November 2005, explores the potential for sustainable peace and reconstruction in Sudan from a broad range of angles. Articles examine issues including the strengths and weaknesses of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, the role of the international community in supporting peace and reconstruction, the challenges of resettling returning refugees and IDPs, the role of women in peace building, and the challenges of education, AIDS and marginalised minorities.  It also includes a timeline of events in Sudan and a list of useful websites.

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