JMEC called SPLA and Paul Malong a Dogs “We can not afford to let Peace go to the dogs” – JMEC Chair Festus Mogae

Sept. 7 2016

JMEC chairperson Festus Mogae, speaks in South Sudan’s capital
The JMEC office will be officially be launched in the capital on November 18, 2015, and this will mark the beginning of the actual implementation of the peace process. Mogae, former President of Botswana, met with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on November 6, 2015. He is on a regional tour to visit and meet heads of State from Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) countries, ahead of his installation in Juba. JMEC has been tasked to monitor and oversee the implementation of South Sudan’s Compromised Peace Agreement, including the mandate and tasks of the Transitional Government of National Unity, including the adherence of the Parties to the Agreed timelines and implementation schedule.

“A great deal of what we achieved has been reversed, our greatest weakness was we were not able to get the men with guns to sit together…but we cannot afford to let peace go to the dogs”

Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Festus Mogae has announced inclusive workshops on the 21st and 22nd of September to address latest developments in the peace process. The meetings will involve participants from the highest levels of government and partners from JMEC, CTSAMM, the United Nations and other international partners.

Listen to his interview with Gabriel Joseph Shadar


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