swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. Our mission is to contribute to the improvement of conflict prevention and conflict transformation.
July 14 2016
Start of R4D "Knowledge for Peace"
The research project "Knowledge for Peace" as part of the SNF R4D (research for development) has taken off. Ulrike Lühe, new PhD student at swisspeace, will conduct her doctoral research on questions of knowledge production and improved synergies between research, policy and practice. Read more.
11 July 2016
Interview with Sihem Bensedrine on Transitional Justice in Tunisia
Sihem Bensedrine, President of the Instance of Truth and Dignity (Instance de Verité et Dignité IVD) in Tunisia, reports on the lessons learnt in the process of transitional justice. Watch video (in French).
1 July 2016
Women, Peace, Security – reloaded
Alternative report from a civil society and gender perspective on the National Action Plan 1325 on gender, peace and security. Impulse for actors in politics, administration and civil society. Read the report (in German).
30 June 2016
Last days: register for the CAS in Civilian Peacebuilding Essentials
This course provides a holistic understanding of civilian peacebuilding and is designed for practitioners and academics interested in bridging their own experiences with current conceptual insights and practical knowledge. Details. Apply.
Julia Palmiano Federer, 2016
Navigating International Norms in Peace Mediation
Völkerrechtsblog, July 11 2016. Link.
Natascha Cerny Ehtesham, 2016
Mitwirkungsmöglichkeiten der Zivilgesellschaft – Erfahrungen aus der Schweiz
FriedensForum – Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung (4/2016). Read article (in German).
Andreas Graf, Andrea Iff, 2016
Respecting Human Rights in Conflict Regions: How to Avoid the ‘Conflict Spiral’
Business and Human Rights Journal, June 2016, pp 1 - 25.