The Dutch peace organisation PAX is also represented in Juba, the young capital of South Sudan. Daud Gideon is one of our Juba Staff over there. He visited the second round of the peace talks on South Sudan, which took place in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia between 19 and 31 March.
The first round of the talks already started on 23 January, after the signed cease-fire between the government troops, represented by president Salva Kiir, and the rebels, by Riek Machar. This agreement has already been broken several times. In the first episode of his diary-weblog Daud Gideon reflects on how difficult it was to even get there, for the second time in Addis Ababa.
Read 'Even children who cannot speak also want peace in South Sudan' on our Africa Blog.Community Based Security and Citizens Rights, Africa