This Year in Sudan and South Sudan

March 9, 2012 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EST

Threats of Conflict and Prospects for Peace


Jok Madut Jok
Ministry of Culture and Heritage
Government of South Sudan
John Ryle
Executive Director
Rift Valley Institute
Moderated by:

Richard Downie
Deputy Director and Fellow
CSIS Africa Program
John Ryle and Jok Madut Jok are co-editors, with Justin Willis and Suliman Baldo, of The Sudan Handbook, a collection of specially commissioned essays covering Sudan and South Sudan. Dr. Jok is also director of the 2012 Rift Valley Institute Sudan and South Sudan course. They will discuss issues and trends facing the two countries in the coming year, offering insights into the obstacles and opportunities each will face.
Please RSVP to Katie Havranek at

Richard Downie

Richard Downie

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Africa Program