Francis Okeny Silvio
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  • TORIT, Eastern Equatoria State.
  • Sudan
  • A political Activist, creating…
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Hope for women in South Sudan is viable to accomplished though the formation of women's lawyer Association.

Started Sep 14, 2011 0 Replies

The women in South Sudan have suffered for too long read Okeny's blogThe hope depend on several factors and how non-governmental…Continue


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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am a Sudanese by nationality, from the southern part of Sudan, living in exile, a member of IIGL and you can read more about me in the following
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Global Leadership News -
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
A political Activist, creating awareness based on international human rights conventions. Studying Human resource development at the IIGL
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Arabic, Swahili
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, Development, Dialogue, Education, Facilitation, Gender, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Refugees, Rule of Law, Transparency, Youth
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Communication, Qualitative Skills
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
document and prevent racism
raise awareness about racism
mobilize the minority population
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications

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Posted on May 3, 2012 at 5:18am 0 Comments

Historian Douglas H. Johnson, was also a team member of the Abyei Border Commission (ABC). In view of the escalating conflicts between Sudan and republic of South Sudan, peace depend on the truth of the core problem that have claimed thousands of lives and continue to affect many more people at different…


How would you propose possible peace plan for Sudan and South Sudan?

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 4:15pm 3 Comments

Observers claimed that both Sudan and South Sudan should restrain from aggression and return to diplomatic negotiation. History has it that the two former foes had been at civil war for 39 years out of 56 years of independence, with only 16 years of intermittent peace, before South Sudan eventually decide to secede into a New Republic July 9th 2011. Eight months of independence in South Sudan tension is mounting again for full scale war, this time war against an independent nation…


The power of video in enforcing awareness for peace

Posted on March 10, 2012 at 4:26pm 0 Comments

This video from peace activists mobilizing and campaigning for the voiceless is one of the most powerful I have ever seen. It is about 30 minutes with powerful message about how to help stop Joseph Kony, the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) from his atrocities on women and children.

Best wishes to all

Why do transnational extremist organizations succeed where democratic movements have a harder time...

Posted on October 20, 2011 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

Why do transnational extremist organizations succeed where democratic movements have a harder time taking hold? Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamist extremist, asks for new grassroots stories and global social activism to spread democracy in the face of nationalism and xenophobia. A powerful talk from TEDGlobal 2011.

Watch the video here. Powerful massage in deed.

This is a very…


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At 1:17pm on November 6, 2011, John J. Youngo said…

Welcome to tumblr at: Untitled

At 1:14pm on November 6, 2011, John J. Youngo said…

I have a small  seed Home - to deliver in South Sudan.

At 2:39pm on October 24, 2011, Craig Zelizer said…

Thanks. Would be great if you could post some more info on the site about your work...

At 5:45am on June 14, 2011, tahir wadood malik said…
thank you for liking my poem!
At 3:34am on February 10, 2011, shyam tosawad said…

Dear friend

every one is now in the race of greed and collecting materialistic rubbish things which brought us in such a condition that now if we will not realize the value of nature ,and all being,we all thinking this earth and on this earth all life is lifeless before our desire and greed this will be a reason for perish of this civilization ,we have enough created such weapon to destroy this planet in several times and also may be nature will be force to teach a lesson for our faults.

there is a great need to understand value of mother earth,nature and all being .   

At 5:30pm on February 9, 2011, Stephen Ward said…

Hello Francis

                     I have just read the comment you left for Shyam and i agree.We cant just sit back any more and watch the world head down a dangerous path.We need to explore every opportunity we can to educate and motivate. If more people get involved who knows where it may lead.

At 2:08pm on January 18, 2011, shyam tosawad said…
Dear friend
"Vasudev kutumbkam" entire world is a family, this was a teaching of our Indian culture and tradition.
We created countries, boundaries,religions.But this is the time to realize that we are one, our source of life and breath is same , we naturally interconnected with each other.When we understand this simple thing then we must understand how our and other's life is equally important, valuable and respectable.God has given us a human life to look after the wellbeing of all living life in this planet.
At 2:39pm on January 15, 2011, Mahmood Alam said…
wellcome sir

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