Celebrating Diversity in South Sudan

Following a 98.8 percent vote for secession in the January 2011 referendum, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011, ending two decades of conflict and destruction. Building national identity and cohesion is a task that requires more than a declaration of independence. This video shares a number of efforts supported by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa in South Sudan that use culture to promote a shared national identity.