Humanitarian Action Study Group members Caitriona Dowd and Walt Kilroy share briefing from recent workshop exploring humanitarian resilience in South Sudan. The resource synthesises key points from a stakeholder roundtable bringing together international and national policymakers, researchers and humanitarian actors to explore the most significant changes in peace and conflict dynamics and humanitarian need in South Sudan in the past year. The dialogue maps gaps in available evidence and research, and suggests some future directions.
The event was coordinated under The Network for Innovative Resilience-Building in South Sudan which brings together researchers, humanitarian practitioners, peacebuilding specialists and policymakers with the aim of contributing to reduced humanitarian need, strengthened resilience and conditions for durable, inclusive peace in South Sudan.
The Network includes members from the Institute for Security Studies, Dublin City University and Concern Worldwide. It is supported by a New Foundations grant from the Irish Research Council and the Department of Foreign Affairs.