CEPO Holds One Day Walk For Peace In Jonglei State

This article was last updated on May 27, 2022

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Keris John Kenyi the Advocacy and Lobby Officer for CEPO said, “The work for peace is our initiative immediately after last December crisis. What we are doing is to empowercommunity demand for peace and stability.”

He also said that CEPO has committed itself for peace promotion in the state as well.

The campaign comes just days after South Sudan marked one year of conflict that began as a political dispute.

The Acting Bor County Commissioner, Makol Ayuen who also was in attendance, said that the people of Bor County are dedicated to peace.

“You have come for a very important campaign. We are for peace and we are the loving peace people and we always support peace,”   

Awur Isaiah Biar, Chairlady of Bor County Women Association said that development can only be achieved through peace.

“Peace begins from home between the family members and later extended to the neighborhood. If we the dinka have peace with Nuer and Murle we will achieve peace and development,” Awur Isaiah said.

During the campaign, an opinion box was made available for the people to write down their opinions in regards to the Peace talks in Addis Ababa. 

The civil society group is participating in the latest round of Peace talks that resumed on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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