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.
Lucey, Amanda & Liezelle Kumalo (2018) Practical pathways to peace: lessons from Liberia and South Sudan. ISS Africa Report: 10. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies (ISS).