Omaha, April 4, 2016 (SSNA) — A South Sudan’s aid agency, the Relief Organization for South Sudan (ROSS) said that it will hold its 2016 humanitarian annual conference next week in the United States of America.
The announcement comes as the international community intensifies pressure on South Sudan’s rival leaders to implement the internationally-brokered pact.
The meeting, which the organizers said will be conducted under the theme “Calling All to Action in Support of those in Crisis and Peace in South Sudan,” will address issues relating to the ongoing peace deal implementation and urges the participants to contribute to the peace-building process, the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) has learned.
Organizers told the SSNA that the conference will kick off on April 15 and will last through the 17th of April (Friday-Sunday) in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
ROSS also says it has invited a diverse group of South Sudanese and that experts in peacebuilding, international relations, humanitarian, and non-profit organizations issues will also participate in the session.
The Relief Organization for South Sudan is a US-based not-for-profit humanitarian agency working in coordination with other aid groups to help South Sudanese who have been displaced by the civil war and in need of humanitarian assistance.