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Eastern Sudan peace talks succeed

On 19 June 2006, peace talks aimed at settling the complex conflict in eastern Sudan were said to have come to a conclusion. With international focus on Darfur, this has been achieved largely away from the glare of the…

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OI
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21 Mar 2011

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Sudan's internally displaced

For many years Ockenden has been working with internally displaced people (IDPs) in eastern Sudan and in and around the capital Khartoum. We have often sought to convince donors that many of Sudan's five to six million IDPs live…

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News and Press Release
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OI
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21 Mar 2011

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Sudan: An uncertain return

Report on the current and potential impact of displaced people returning to southern Sudan Jake Phelan and Graham Wood Executive Summary The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) heralds…

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Analysis
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OI
Posted:
25 Jan 2006
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Rebel Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army attack major town in western Equatoria, Sudan

Over the course of the previous two nights security fears have grown in the town of Maridi, southern Sudan, as the rebel Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army(LRA) launched consecutive attacks on the population. Ockenden International, who are working on capacity and skills…

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News and Press Release
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OI
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21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Woking charity eases the pain in Sudan

Woking charity Ockenden International has been to Sudan to explore ways it can help refugees of the country's bitter civil war. Jake Phelan, a research consultant for Ockenden based in Constitution Hill, has just returned from a two-month fact-finding mission to…

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News and Press Release
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OI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

South Sudan expects mass returnees

Following the recent formation of the Government of National Unity (GNU), it is expected that many more internally displaced People (IDPs) and refugees will return to South Sudan. However, two decades of conflict have left the region ill equipped…

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News and Press Release
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OI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan swears in government of national unity

On Thursday (23 September), Sudan's President, Umar al-Bashir, swore in a new government made up of representatives from both of the existing Khartoum government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), as well as some representatives of other groups. The…

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News and Press Release
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OI
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21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Ockenden International announces a grant of £1.3 million

Ockenden International is pleased to announce a grant of £1.3 million over the next two years from the British Department for International Development (DfID) for our work contributing to the sustainable return of refugees and displaced people following the…

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News and Press Release
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OI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Moving forward?

The UN Security Council has voted to send 10,700 peacekeepers to Sudan to monitor a peace deal ending the 21-year-civil war, but left contentious issues of sanctions and how best to punish war criminals in the Darfur region for…

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News and Press Release
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OI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Life skills education

Life skills education is vital for rebuilding South Sudan, explains Africano Mande. The third project under Ockenden's southern Sudan 'capacity building' programme is called 'life skills education'. It targets youth and adolescents. Said Africano Mande: "Again, the problem we see is that…

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News and Press Release
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OI
Posted:
21 Mar 2011