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Public talk: South Sudan

Oxford WDM Group | 03.01.2006 11:30 | Repression | Social Struggles | Oxford

Two major civil wars and decades of neglect have taken its toll on South Sudan: it is one of the poorest and most underdeveloped places in the world. Nine of out ten people live in poverty, and only one in every five children attends primary school.

James Terry, from Oxfam, will be speaking about "The impact of the civil war in South Sudan".His talk will incldue a discussion around: the role of NGOs in helping to rebuild the country, the role of Operation Lifeline Sudan in delivering humanitarian relief, the challenges for NGOs operating in this context, and case studies showing the work of Oxfam and other NGOs in two areas of South Sudan.

At: Council Chamber, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates.

The talk, with a question and answer session will be on from 7:30pm-8:30pm. From 8:30pm-9:30pm will be Oxford WDM Group’s monthly meeting, which people are also welcomed to attend.

For more information, contact: oxwdm[at]

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