Chairman Smith on the hearing: “Accountability for the violence across South Sudan must be established. All victims of violence deserve protection and assistance. This hearing will reexamine the U.S.-South Sudan relationship and consider steps to more effectively end the conflict that has cost so many lives and created so many refugees.”

Opening Statements


Panel I

The Honorable Donald Booth
Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Panel II

Mr. Brian Adeba
Associate Director of Policy
Enough Project
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

The Honorable Princeton N. Lyman
Senior Advisor to the President
U.S. Institute of Peace
[full text of statement]
[truth in testimony form]

Hearing transcript (PDF)