This Week in South Sudan – Week 26

The Khartoum Peace Agreement

  • On Wednesday 27 June, Salva Kiir and Riek Machar signed a peace deal alongside representatives from the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, the Former Detainees, other political parties, Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir, and witnesses from IGAD and the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States).
  • President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar declared a permanent ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours of the signing of the agreement.
  • Read the Declaration of Agreement here. It consists of five main components:
    • “A permanent ceasefire based on the agreement signed 21 December 2017”.
    • “Building a national army, police and other security organs of an all-inclusive character that shall be free from tribalism and ethnic affiliations”.
    • “An agreement on the ‘Revised Bridging Proposal’ shall be concluded”.
    • “Efforts for improving the infrastructure and basic services […] shall be intensified”.
    • The oil fields in Unity State: “The government of South Sudan in collaboration with the Government of Sudan shall immediately rehabilitate the oil fields”.

Monday 25 June

Tuesday 26 June

Wednesday 27 June

Saturday 30 June

Sunday 1 July

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