The Swiss Peace Foundation is a practice-oriented peace research institute. We analyze the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.


22 August 2014
Watch the expert interview with Ferdinand Habsburg-Lothringen on
Transitional Justice in South Sudan

13 August 2014
Upcoming swisspeace Academy training event
Business, Conflict & Peace Course
is starting soon. More info. Register here.

06 August 2014
Public program ahead of the OSCE meeting in Basel
"Öffentliches Begleitprogramm zum OSZE-Treffen in Basel"
now available online. More info.

04 August 2014
The civilian servant position within swisspeace
Zivildienststelle Öffentlichkeitarbeit und Kommunikation
is open starting on 1st of December 2014. Further info in German.

03 August 2014
Upcoming training event at swisspeace Academy in Basel
Conflict Prevention & Early Warning Course
More info. Register by 31 August 2014.



New Publications

Elizabeth Shelley, 2014

Canadian Reconciliation in an International Context

swisspeace Working Paper, 6|2014, August 2014, ISBN 978-3-908230-94-6. Order / download.

Martina Santschi and Daniel Maxwell, 2014

From post-conflict recovery and state building to a renewed humanitarian emergency: A brief reflection on South Sudan

In: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, August 2014. Link.

Jürgen Kräftner and Cécile Druey, 2014

Ukraine 2014 – Civil Society Creating Space between Past and Future

Critical Reflection following the KOFF Roundtable on Ukraine. Download.

Briony Jones, 2014

Ensuring a political space for conflict by applying Chantal Mouffe to post-war reconstruction and development

in: Progress in Development Studies, July 2014, 14(3): 249-259. Link.