• Civilians fleeing from fighting in Yei River County, Central Equatoria State
  • Internally displaced persons in Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan
  • A woman looks on in desperation at her burnt home in Malakal, Upper Nile State

 

Centre for Peace and Justice is an indigenous non-governmental organization founded in December 2016 as an advocacy and human rights organization. It serve as a platform to amplify the voices of citizens and activists, and to foster solidarity between them. Centre for Peace and Justice seek to use innovative approaches to engage critically with and formulate practical solutions to the challenges of governance, memorialization, peace and human rights faced across the country.

Centre for Peace and Justice, dedicate to strengthen community-based advocacy and encourages accountability to ensure that the state must respect, protect and fulfill human rights of individuals within their jurisdiction.

Centre for Peace and Justice works to preserve the memory of tragic conflict and gross human rights violations and use them to enhance democracy and peace building as well as reconciliation and healing processes to prevent tragic conflict and human rights violations occurrence in the nearer future.

 

Vision:

A Peaceful, democratic, just, equal and dignified Community.

Mission:

To create a community committed to peace, human rights and rule of law culture, in which individual rights to freedom of expression are honored and their rights to non-discrimination, equality and justice are granted.

Philosophy:

‘Human Beings are born with equal dignity.’

 Key objectives:

  • Empower community to hold institutions accountable.
  • Advocate for human rights and peaceful co-existence culture.
  • Disseminate concept of democracy and good governance, policies, laws to inform public about their obligations toward the state.
  • Field and desk researches looking at the key drivers of the conflict and human rights violation to advocate for better situation and backup information for memorialization.

Our Core Principles and Values:

  •  Non-partisan and professionalism.
  • Transparency and accountability.
  • Cooperation and teamwork.