Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: The African Union is Africa's continental-wide intergovernmental organisation, working to promote political, social and economic progress.
Work in South Sudan: The AU recently launched its third field mission to report on the situation in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
Work in South Sudan: The World Bank's work in South Sudan focuses on protecting core functions of government, protecting the vulnerable by supporting livelihoods and ensuring the delivery of basic services, investing in knowledge, and protecting development gains..
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in South Sudan: The IOM has a large operation helping deal with IDPs and refugees in South Sudan. With its partners it helps one of the country's largest Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites, Malakal, Upper Nile State. The site provides emergency shelter and protection to over 17,000 people.
Organisation overview: UN Women implements programmes tailored to individual countries throughout Africa. Its strategies support women's participation in decision-making, leadership development and skills training.
Work in South Sudan: UN Women's South Sudan office is in Juba.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in South Sudan: The UNDP is focused on supporting South Sudan in building accountable, transparent state institutions to deliver services and prevent conflict.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in South Sudan: The UNHCR works to deal with the needs of the 1.4 million internally displaced people in South Sudan. It also aims to encourage the Government of South Sudan to sign and ratify relevant international conventions and treaties related to the protection of refugees and the prevention of statelessness.
Organisation overview: ACORD defends rights and promotes justice. Its peacebuilding work concentrates on helping communities mitigate and prevent conflict at grassroots level.
Work in South Sudan: ACORD's peacebuilding work in South Sudan focuses on conflict analysis, mapping, transformation, prevention, and gender-focused interventions.
Organisation overview: CAFOD works in disaster relief and development, in particular on basic infrastructure, workers rights and advocacy towards donor governments.
Work in South Sudan: CAFOD works to promote peace and justice in South Sudan, as well as providing immediate humanitarian aid.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in South Sudan: CAAT provides arms data on South Sudan.
Organisation overview: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.
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Organisation overview: The Carter Center works in more than 80 countries on conflict resolution, democracy promotion, disease prevention and the improvement of mental health care.
Work in South Sudan: The Carter Center has worked on electoral and governance issues in South Sudan, including election monitoring, constitution design and mediation efforts between the Sudanese and Ugandan governments.
Organisation overview: Concordis International works with those affected by conflict, using dialogue to help build relationships of mutual trust and develop a lasting peace.
Work in South Sudan: Concordis has run several projects in South Sudan. Its current Border Peacebuilding Programme works on many issues related to the many issues related to the border between Sudan and South Sudan.
Organisation overview: CMI works to support peace by focusing on mediation and dialogue, mediation support, and conflict prevention and resolution support.
Work in South Sudan: CMI works to ensure the inclusion of women and youth, who form the majority of South Sudan's population, into its peace processes. It assists South Sudan’s transformation into a stable country by supporting the increased participation of these groups in decision-making and conflict resolution processes.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in South Sudan: DRC's overall objective in South Sudan is to provide durable solutions for refugees, IDPs and returnees.
Organisation overview: Enough works to end genocide and crimes against humanity. Its strategy is to energise a wide range of communities to ensure their voices are heard, and conducts field research, develops policy and research tools and works to influence political leaders.
Work in South Sudan: Enough frequently publishes in-depth updates and research on events on the ground in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: GNWP is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations. It is involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of Security Council resolutions on women and peace and security.
Work in South Sudan: GNWP's partner organisation in South Sudan is the EVE Organisation for Women Development
Organisation overview: Global Witness investigates and campaigns to change the system by exposing the economic networks behind conflict, corruption and environmental destruction.
Work in South Sudan: Global Witness works on projects related to the disputed mechanism for sharing oil between Sudan and South Sudan.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
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Organisation overview: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
Work in South Sudan: The ICBL has often reported on the progress made in demining South Sudan.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in South Sudan: The ICG has extensive analysis and research on the conflict in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: IFRC is a worldwide humanitarian organisation providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
Work in South Sudan: The South Sudan Red Cross was officially recognised in 2013. Its 10 branches work to provide support and relief to those suffering in the conflict there, as well as from the recent cholera outbreak.
Organisation overview: The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Work in South Sudan: The IRC provides is providing emergency assistance to more than 800,000 people in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: Interpeace is an independent, international peacebuilding organisation and a strategic partner of the United Nations.
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Organisation overview: Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe.
Work in South Sudan: Islamic Relief has been providing emergency humanitarian support in South Sudan since civil war broke out in 2013.
Organisation overview: The Karuna Center innovates approaches for transforming conflict across divides by supporting people in all sectors of society to discover their shared capacity for building peace.
Work in South Sudan: The Sudan and South Sudan Women's coalitions supported by the Karuna Center meet when possible, but for the moment are focused on resolving the conflicts in their respective countries.
Organisation overview: Mercy Corps is an international development organisation that helps people around the world survive and thrive after conflict, crisis and natural disaster.
Work in South Sudan: Mercy Corps' peacebuilding work in South Sudan works to engage a network of community-based organisations to prioritise needs and foster peaceful co-existence between residents and returnees.
Organisation overview: NOREF is an independent foundation established to integrate knowledge, experience, and critical reflection into peacebuilding policy and practice.
Work in South Sudan: NOREF has a range of publications and policy research on South Sudan.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in South Sudan: PRIO has an extensive list of projects, publications and research on South Sudan.
Organisation overview: Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
Work in South Sudan: Saferworld has been working on conflict prevention issues in Sudan since 2002, including work on issues of small arms control, community security and conflict-sensitive development.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in South Sudan: SCFG's Communicating For Peace project works with the Catholic Radio Network to carry out campaigns combining media and outreach in the seven South Sudanese states most affected by violence.
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in South Sudan: The Human Security Baseline Assessment for Sudan and South Sudan (HSBA) is a multi-year research project administered by the Small Arms Survey, providing data and analysis on the violence in South Sudan.
Organisation overview: swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It conducts research on the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.
Work in South Sudan: swisspeace has carried out several projects in South Sudan, including examining land conflict and processes of negotiating statehood.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in South Sudan: South Sudan is ranked 171/175 in Transparency International's Corruption Perception's Indez.
Organisation overview: United to End Genocide is dedicated to preventing and ending genocide and mass atrocities worldwide by building a powerful, lasting movement of community activists, faith leaders, students, artists, investors and genocide survivors.
Work in South Sudan: UEG has a range of indicators which it monitors in South Sudan in order to provide as accurate information as possible on the conflict there.
Organisation overview: War Child is committed to supporting children in armed conflict to overcome their experiences, and have a real chance at a better future.
Work in South Sudan: War Child supports the development of the children of the new South Sudanese nation through education, child protection and psychosocial support projects.
Organisation overview: Y Care International works to change young lives through local YMCAs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
Work in South Sudan: Y Care International has worked with the Yambio YMCA since 2007 to support orphans and vulnerable young people affected by conflict in South Sudan. It also provides support to Internally Displaced Persons, as a result of the attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army.