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ADDIS ABABA - 18 May 2018

South Sudan talks: summary of outstanding issues

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) made a summary of all outstanding issues at the ongoing peace talks in Addis Ababa.

The summary of outstanding issues is:

Outstanding governance issues

- Composition of transitional government

- Structure of government

- Responsibility sharing

- Number of states

- Size and Composition of the Parliament

Security issues: permanent ceasefire and transitional security arrangements

  • Timeframe for reintegration of forces and approach to the formation of one national army
  • Security for Juba during the transition
  • Demilitarization of civilian centres
  • Cantonment of forces
  • Security sector reform or establishment of new security arrangements