Nuer Community in the United States to Hold a Convention this Month, Calls for ‘Position Papers’

United States, March 6, 2015 (SSNA) — The leadership of the Nuer (Naath) Community Development Service in United States of America (NCDS-USA, Inc) on Thursday announced that it will conduct a global conference in the United States on March 28, 2015.

In a press statement which bears the signature of the NCDS-USA President Mrs. Nyanguok Gatlou Riek and extended to the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA), the NCDS-USA, Inc, said it is inviting all Nuer communities to attend the meeting which it says will take place at 501 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

“The Nuer Community Development Service (NCDS) in United States of America under the leadership of Mrs. Nyanguok Gatlou Riek cordially invites every Nuer person who is residing in US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and Africa to come and attend the Nuer community convention/conference which will be held on March 28, 2015, in Des Moines, Iow, USA,” the statement reads in parts.

The leadership of NCDS-USA disclosed that the upcoming convention will focus mainly on insecurity, child education, peace, development, among others.

“The purpose of this convention will be to discuss the ongoing worse catastrophic humanitarian situation in Nuer land in South Sudan, peace, development , insecurity, child education, and Agricultural food security,” the NCDS-USA added.

The SSNA has been told that the leadership of NCDS-USA has authorized the Nuer Community Advocacy and Crisis management committee (NCA&CMC) and the Nuer Christian Network (NCN) to organize the conference and invite all guests.

The Nuer Community Development Service, the largest South Sudanese Community in the United States, also calls on all Nuer religious, political, and Naath-related organizations around the globe to have a meeting in their host countries and proposed a position paper which will then be presented in the conference by an individual chosen by his or her host nation.

The NCDS-USA, further urges anyone who wants to learn more about the upcoming conference to contact the following people: Mr. David Wangkor Machar – NCDS-USA Vice president (320) 237-1646, Mun Nam Koak – NCA&CMC chair (515) 402-8292, and Thabor Deng Ding – NCA&CMC secretary (515) 771-8054.

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