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Politics of Sudan

In Sudan, the type of government is a Dominant-party federal presidential republic. In Sudan, the legislative power is vested in a National Legislature. The head of the government is Omar al-Bashir. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Sudan lasts until 1 January 2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Sudan lasts until 01/01/2020. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Sudan is 3.295. The strength of legal rights index for Sudan is 3. Overall, it is considered to be rather inadequate - bancrupcy and collateral laws are able to protect the rights of borrowers and lenders to some degree; credit information may be sufficient, but hardly available, or, the oppoiste case, available but not sufficient. In 2013, Sudan received 983.2 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 1123.5 USD.

Government

In Sudan, the head of the government is Omar al-Bashir. The government system of Sudan is a Dominant-party federal presidential republic. In Sudan, the legislative power is vested in a National Legislature; this is a Bicameral legislative body, and therefore a Bicameral National Legislature. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Sudan is -1.61. This indicates that the government of Sudan is very ineffective. The government is unable to provide civil and public services for its citizens and has fostered a situation contributing to political and social unrest.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Sudan is a member of.

Sudan is a member of the United Nations (UN). Sudan is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Sudan became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Sudan is part of, click on Sudan membership in international unions.

Freedom in Sudan

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Sudan is 3. Citizens in Sudan experience little to no civil liberties and political rights. Citizens are not free to express themselves and do not enjoy political freedom or a representative government. Countries with this political situation are dangerous for investment, as an authoritarian government may have outsize control over economic matters. To read more about freedom level in Sudan click on Freedom in Sudan.