New featured topic on Abyei (Sudan & South Sudan), update on Nigeria; new ACCORD-report on Myanmar

A new featured topic on the political and administrative status of the Abyei Area, disputed between Sudan & South Sudan, is available, and the featured topic on Nigeria has been updated. Additionally, a new 155 pages COI report on Myanmar has been published by ACCORD.

The report on Myanmar (English, PDF) can be accessed under the following address:

[Update November 2011: a 258 page update to this report has been published: ]’s featured topics offer an overview on selected issues in our focus countries. The information excerpted in our featured topics all comes from sources available on

You can access the featured topics via the country pages, or by using the following links:

Sudan & South Sudan: the status of the Abyei Area

Nigeria: post-election violence

Afghanistan: General Security Situation in Afghanistan and Events in Kabul

Syria: Political Developments 2011

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