INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in Sierra Leone
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Paying the Price: the Sierra Leone peace process
A special edition of Accord, edited by David Lord, is dedicated to the peace process. It includes commentary on the Abidjan process (1995-6) and the Lome negotiations and their implementation. A summary of the Lome Agreement is included.
Africa News OnLine: Sudan
This service collects and maintains news items from the All Africa News Service and other newspapers throughout the continent, and is updated regularly. It hosts extensive material on the subject of the Sudanese conflict.
Maps of Sierra Leone
Taken from the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
As a project of OCHA, Relief Web have compiled a collection of maps of Sierra Leone from various sources, which includes political, historical and population maps of Sierra Leone.
News Sources - Email Lists
Africa News Online
This provides regularly updated information, in the form of news reports, from Africa's leading newspapers, magazines and news agencies, on the situation in Sierra Leone.
http://www.africanews.org/west/ sierraleone/ (1286)
This UK-based news service, in partnership with numerous NGO's, working together for human rights and sustainable development, has a range of information and reports on Sierra Leone.
External Governmental Institutions and Agencies
CIA World Factbook
The Central Intelligence Agency is particularly useful for background information on government and politics in Sierra Leone.
US State Department Consular Information Sheets
These sheets include information on recent political developments in Sierra Leone and are issued regularly through the year.
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
United Nations Human Rights Field Presence in Sierra Leone (DPKO
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is represented by this field presence. This page highlights the mandate and activites of the organisation in Sierra Leone.
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Sierra Leone Web
This is a site, based in the USA, with information relating to :
Sierra Leone News
Directories of NGO's and Associations
Government Speeches and Essays
Links to other Sierra Leone sites and African sites
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
The IFRC provides a wide range of information and reports on its activites in Sierra Leone.
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
Sorious Samura's ?Cry Freetown? documentary is an honest portrayal of the brutal events in Freetown in January 1999. This website provides further information on Sierra Leone and a forum to discuss the issues raised by this powerful piece of journalism.
Sierra Leone Peace Process: Learning from the Past to Address Current Challenges
A report by Catherine Barnes, Ph.D. & Tara Polzer of the Conciliation Resources seminar held in London, 27 September 2000.
South Sudan Emergency Briefing
An Oxfam-UK document, written in May 1998, details the background to the conflict in Sudan, and the emergency in the south of Sudan. The site provides further details of Oxfam's work in the country.