Sudan – South Sudan Conference, Hermannsburg

The Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan to the Federal Republic of Germany was invited to the 25th Sudan Conference in Hermannsburg, Germany. The conference is an annual meeting organized by the Sudan Ecumenical Forum/Focal Point-Europe aim at providing “a setting for an open and free meeting space for all stakeholders”. The conference was first organized in 1987 in Hermannsburg with the topics centering on war and peace in the Sudan. Over the years, prior to the independence of South Sudan, many important issues were discussed. With the independence of the Republic of South Sudan, the themes and the focuses of the conference has changed to nation building of the two Sudans. The theme of the conference this year was “Mission accomplished, mission impossible – Or the wrong mission all together?”