House of Nationaities is built on the
premise that the cultural diversity
of the South Sudanese is their biggest
Languages and cultures are the bricks
of any national identity, and their
respect forms the foundation of sustainable
peace and devel-opment.
Diversity, however, is a fragile good,
it needs care, and it needs protection
against political manipulation.
House of Nationalities is providing
both. It aims at protecting the identity
of all ethnic communities (nationalities)
living in the South Sudan.
concept of the House of Nationalities
has grown out of the painful experience
of fifty years of civil war in the Sudan.
A war of visions along the North-South
divide has devastated many parts of
the country. It has further fragmented
the society of the South Sudan along