HSBA Archive

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 20 September, 2022

The archive of the Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) for Sudan and South Sudan project is a set of pages centralizing older updates and versions of HSBA documents and publications from the former HSBA website. All documents in the archive include a time stamp with the respective date of publication and are listed in chronological order. The archive is divided into the following categories:

HSBA MAAPSS webinar series: South Sudan's 10th anniversary

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 15 September, 2021

The Small Arms Survey’s Mapping Actors and Alliances Project for South Sudan (MAAPSS) held its fifth closed-door webinar on Thursday 29 July.

The webinar looked back at the ten years since South Sudanese independence and discussed what the future will bring. Joshua Craze moderated the discussion between Alan Boswell (International Crisis Group), Brian Adeba (The Sentry), David Deng (Human rights lawyer), Nyagoah Tut Pur (Human Rights Watch) and Ferenc Dávid Markó (Small Arms Survey).

HSBA MAAPSS webinar series: Upper Nile

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 3 June, 2021

The Small Arms Survey’s Mapping Actors and Alliances Project for South Sudan (MAAPSS) held its third closed-door webinar on Thursday 20 May.

Joshua Craze, Saadia Aleem, and David Deng discuss protection issues raised by recent returns in Upper Nile, how returns more broadly should be organized in South Sudan in the run-up to the proposed census in 2022, the political issues such movements raise, and what role international organizations have in supporting such returns.

Small Arms Survey Podcast #16: In Search of Security in Sudan and South Sudan: the HSBA project

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 3 June, 2021

The Human Security Baseline Assessment for Sudan and South Sudan (HSBA) is a multi-year project of the Small Arms Survey. The HSBA project was established in 2005 in the wake of the comprehensive peace agreement between the government of Sudan and the Sudan’s People Liberation Movement, which put an end to 20 years of civil strife. The project was set up in order to gauge the security situation and provide information on small arms and security issues. The project serves to support violence reduction initiatives through its research and dissemination of salient information.

Small Arms Survey Podcast #21: The Crisis in South Sudan, Part One: Understanding the impasse

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 3 June, 2021

The Small Arms Survey's Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) for Sudan and South Sudan has documented armed conflict dynamics in the two countries since 2006. In a May 2014 interview, HSBA consultant Joshua Craze, author of several HSBA reports, describes recent developments in South Sudan's political and humanitarian crisis, which has continued to evolve since December 2013.

Small Arms Survey Podcast #22: The Crisis in South Sudan, Part Two: No easy solution

Submitted by Lionel Kosirnik on 3 June, 2021

The second part of this two-part podcast, based on a May 2014 interview with HSBA consultant Joshua Craze, describes the current military situation in South Sudan and outlines possible scenarios for South Sudan's future. The Small Arms Survey's HSBA (Human Security Baseline Assessment) for Sudan and South Sudan has documented armed conflict dynamics in the two countries since 2006. For a transcript of an extended version of the interview, please visit the HSBA website.