Written: 2006 | Published: February 18, 2021

No dialogue, no commitment: The perils of deadline diplomacy for Darfur

This Issue Brief finds that there is little hope that the warring parties intend to observe the terms of the DPA. Crucially, the GoS has not moved to contain and disarm the Janjaweed as required under Article 417 of the DPA, which is a precondition for the rebels’ disarmament. Despite the disappointing results, the process and outcome of the peace talks offer important lessons for future attempts to bring peace and security to Darfur.

The brief was originally published by the Small Arms Survey. 

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