Resolution on Sudan

7 May 2015

The 31st Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting 22–24 April 2015 in The Hague, the Netherlands:

Extremely concerned about the present situation of instability, human rights violations and armed conflict in Sudan, particularly in Darfur, Blue Nile and Kordofan;

Concerned by the election in Sudan on 13 April 2015 recognised as invalid by the EU and other entities;

Concerned by reports of meetings between opposition political parties and warring factions that may challenge the new government by violent force;

Concerned that the government of Sudan has boycotted the African Union and internationally facilitated dialogue opportunities;

Concerned that the situation in Sudan may have an impact on upcoming elections in other African countries, such as Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and DRC;

Calls for a continued national dialogue that could lead to a transitional all party government in Sudan with the aim of avoiding more bloodshed, poverty and displacement, and creating a stable society for future generations;

Calls for a continued inclusive national peace dialogue leading to conflict resolution, peace building, reconstruction and a transitional all party government in Sudan.