Sudan has been in transition since the removal from power by popular revolt of Omar al-Bashir in 2019. The transition process in the country is backed by the United Nations. This press release from the United Nations speaks to the organization’s commitment to seeing meaningful reforms in Sudan. Here is an excerpt:
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the International Conference to Support the Sudanese Transition, in Paris today:
I thank France for hosting today’s Conference. We have a responsibility to help Sudan consolidate its democratic transition, rebuild its economy and deliver sustainable peace and development for all its diverse society.
I commend the Government of Sudan for undertaking difficult economic reforms. These mark major milestones on the country’s path to resilience and progress. The Sudanese people have suffered for too long. I also commend the Government for its peacemaking efforts with the signatories and non-signatories of the Juba Peace Agreement, and its determination to establish the rule of law, broaden the civic space and ensure inclusivity for all its citizens.
Read the full release through this link.