The Office of the US Special Envoy to Sudan will convene a conference involving more than twenty countries and organizations, as well as the two signatories to Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the National Congress Party (NCP) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), on June 23rd. The conference will focus on reaffirming international commitments to the CPA and charting the course ahead concerning the international community's support for CPA implementation. Following the conference, on June 24th USIP will host a panel discussion to share outcomes. The panel will feature the US Special Envoy to Sudan, General Scott Gration, and representatives from the NCP and SPLM delegations.

Overview

The Office of the US Special Envoy to Sudan will convene a conference involving more than twenty countries and organizations, as well as the two signatories to Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the National Congress Party (NCP) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), on June 23rd. The conference will focus on reaffirming international commitments to the CPA and charting the course ahead concerning the international community's support for CPA implementation. Following the conference, on June 24th USIP will host a panel discussion to share outcomes.

  Speakers
  • Major General Jonathan Scott Gration (RET)
    U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan
  • Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani
    National Congress Party (NCP) (Head of Delegation)
    Advisor to the President of the Republic of the Sudan
  • Dr. Bakri O. Saeed
    National Congress Party (NCP)
    President, Sudan International University
  • Hon. Malik Agar Eyre
    Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) (Head of Delegation)
    Governor of Blue Nile State
    Deputy Chairman of the SPLM
  • Hon. Yasir Saeed Arman
    Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM)
    SPLM Deputy Secretary General, Northern Sector
  • Daniel Serwer, Moderator
    Vice President: Center for Post-Conflict Peace and Stability Operations, Centers of Innovation, USIP

This event is on the record. Print, radio and online outlets welcome, but video and still cameras are not permitted.


 

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