On April 14, 2011, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and the Great Lakes Policy Forum convenved a panel to discuss the impact of the new state of Southern Sudan on the Great Lakes region.

The creation of the new state of Southern Sudan introduces a new player to Central Africa, shifting the regional dynamics in the Great Lakes region. Potential flash-points over water and oil rights, refugees, and the movements of the Lord's Resistance Army will be affected by the new government in Juba and the requisite changes in Khartoum. How will this new state impact its neighbors to the south and how should policy makers prepare for these changes?

Moderator

  • Amb. Alan Goulty
    Former U.K. Ambassador to Sudan

Speakers

  • Raymond Gilpin
    Associate Vice President, Sustainable Economies Centers of Innovation
    U.S. Institute of Peace
  • Andrea Lari
    Regional Director
    Refugees International
  • Jonathan Temin
    Director, Sudan Program
    U.S. Institute of Peace

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