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OHCHR in South Sudan
2012-2013

Calendar of Events

Publications

OHCHR report 2013 OHCHR Report 2013
OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017 OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)

South Sudan


South Sudan 

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South Sudan and UN Charter-based Bodies

South Sudan and UN Treaty Bodies

Special Procedures

Country visits by Special Procedures

Most recent Special Procedures' reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons - Mission to South Sudan (A/HRC/26/33/Add.3) Advance Unedited Version

Most recent reports by the UN Secretary-General, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Secretariat

Interim report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in South Sudan (A/HRC/27/74) Advance Unedited Version

Most recent concluding observations


>>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database

OHCHR in South Sudan

After a five-and-a-half years interim period under the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), which marked the end of nearly two decades of civil war with northern Sudan, South Sudan emerged as an independent nation on 9 July 2011. In spite of the success of the referendum, complicated post-CPA negotiations have continued between the Sudan and South Sudan, particularly with respect to border demarcating and the management of petroleum resources. The two countries are also embroiled in a protracted dispute over Abyei, a contested region straddling the borders of the two countries. Since the referendum, an outbreak of fighting in Abyei and in the two Sudanese border states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile has sent streams of refugees into South Sudan, raising tension between the two countries.
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Contact Information

Headquarters

Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division
Geneva, Switzerland

Africa Section 
Tel. +41 22 928 9694
Geneva, Switzerland



Field

United Nations Mission in Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS)
Juba, South Sudan
Tel: +249-(0)91-217-8307
Email: bennettr@un.org

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