Liberia and South Sudan represent important case studies for what sustaining peace means in practice. They provide an opportunity to interrogate how the United Nations (UN) can ensure greater inclusivity in activities carried out across the sustaining peace spectrum, including mediation, security sector reform and institution building. With the current UN focus on sustaining peace, this report provides practical recommendations for more inclusive processes.
About the authors
Amanda Lucey is a senior research consultant in the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division of the ISS. She holds an MPhil in Justice and Transformation from the University of Cape Town.
Liezelle Kumalo is a researcher in the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding Division of the ISS. She has an MA in International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand.
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