Sunday, Aug 18, 2019

The Technical Boundary Committee (TBC) has submitted its final report to the IGAD Mediation.

The TBC, established pursuant to Article 1.15.18.2 and 1.15.18.3 of the Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) 2018, was officially inaugurated on 9 January 2019 and completed its work within 60 days thereafter retreated to compile, validate and publish its final report.

Using 1 January 1956 as a base, the TBC was expected to list and map the tribal boundaries which are violated by the establishment of 32 states in the Republic of South Sudan.

Presenting the report to the report to the IGAD Special Envoy, the TBC Chairperson confirmed that the report was adopted by consensus pursuant to article 1.15.18.4 of the R-ARCSS.

The TBC was chaired by Mr. Ali Gragandi Naeem from Sudan and comprised of experts from Uganda, Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

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