‘BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER’: ROUND TABLE DIALOGUES FOR SOUTH SUDAN AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

A ‘Round Table Dialogues’ for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo is due to take place in Rome. The forum, which is arranged by Solidarity with South Sudan and the Justice and Peace Commission Secretariat (JPIC), will be held at Pontifical University of the Urbaniana on 18th January 2018 at 4.00 pm. The ongoing violence […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: RIGHTS ORGANISATION ‘CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE’

South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy (SSHURSA), a non-political and non-profit making human rights organisation, has made a press statement on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, this 10 December 2017, putting in evidence the human rights situation in South Sudan. The rights organisation “notes with concern the massive human rights violations in South Sudan” and “calls […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: FAITH COMMUNITIES REMINDED OF THEIR KEY ROLE IN THE PROMOTION OF PEACE, TOLERANCE AND RECONCILIATION

A four days ‘Inter-states Governor Strategic Peace Intervention Conference’ is taking place in Yambio, South Sudan, under the theme “PEACE WITHIN AND ACROSS BORDERS”. On the occasion, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body responsible for monitoring and overseeing the implementation of the Peace Agreement in South Sudan, has called on religious leaders to be at the forefront […]

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CELEBRATING 150 ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE INSTITUTE WITH STUDENTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN JUBA

By Louis Okot Tony – The celebrations of the feast of St. Daniel Comboni, our founder, in the context of the 150 Anniversary of the foundation of the Institute got another climax in the final of football and volleyball tournament entitled “Comboni Cup.” It was organized together with the office of JPIC to celebrate with the Students of secondary schools […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: WAR-AFFECTED COMMUNITIES TRAINED TO FORM JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMITTEES

Over 150 grassroots church leaders from war-affected communities in South Sudan’s Bentiu and Juba have attended a two days training in three different workshops. They were instructed how to use a Justice and Peace Manual and how to establish a Justice and Peace Committee in their communities. The three training workshops were conducted in the period of 04-13 May 2017 […]

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