This event is a discussion regarding the role of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) and the upcoming January 2011 referendum. This seminar will bring together senior officials who participated in drafting the CPA as well as UN and regional officials to examine the prospects for the upcoming referendum and to assess the chances of reaching agreement on issues related to border demarcation and oil resource and revenue-sharing. Lieutenant General Lazaro K. Sumbeiywo, former Kenyan Special Envoy and Lead Mediator of the Sudanese Peace Process, will provide the keynote address.
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