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UNMISS Staff visit ACCORD House

Dr. Vasu Gounden gave a presentation to visiting UNMISS delegates on South Africa's experience of reconciliation and conflict management.

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On 23 June 2017 a delegation from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan’s Civil Affairs Officers (CAOs) visited ACCORD House. ACCORD’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Vasu Gounden, presentation on South Africa’s experience of reconciliation and conflict management. The visit to ACCORD House was inclusive of the delegate’s agenda as they travelled across South Africa learning from various organisations about their experience and expertise in Conflict Management.

ACCORD has worked closely with UNMISS in the past, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of South Sudan in 2010. In 2012 ACCORD opened a country office in Juba, South Sudan.