The Agreement on Ground Rules in South Sudan

Research reports and studies
March 2000
Mark Bradbury, Nicholas Leader and Kate Mackintosh

This report offers an independent analysis of the 'Ground Rules' agreed between the UN's Operation Lifeline Sudan and SPLM/A leader John Garang in July 1995. It argues that the influence of the Ground Rules is evident in five areas: in the regulation and coordination of the humanitarian programme in southern Sudan; in the system of security; in the management of assistance; in protection activities; and in capacity-building and good governance

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