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.


18 November 2014
swisspeace's KOFF has conducted a roundtable on
Natural Resource Conflicts - Land Grabbing in Cambodia
watch some insights: Part 1. Part 2.

13 November 2014
The Canadian Embassy and KOFF are organizing a public panel discussion on 25 November on
Moving the Agenda Forward on Women, Peace, Security and Eliminating Violence against Women
with the participation of Ambassador Golberg and Gordana Subotic. Registration & information.

12 November 2014
The swisspeace Annual Conference 2014 on
Resilient Societies: Alternatives for Better Conflict Prevention
took place successfully on 12 November. 


09 November 2014
swisspeace is looking for a
Senior researcher on the dynamics of violent conflict, peacebuilding and statebuilding (100%)
Starting date: 1 February 2015 (or by agreement). Job ad

New Publications

17 November 2014

The Transformation of Intractable Conflicts

Conference Report on "The Transformation of Intractable Conflicts - Perspectives and Challenges for Interactive Problem Solving" with a contribution by Sidonia Gabriel The conference was organized at the Herbert C. Kelman Institute. Download.

14 November 2014

Any lessons from Operation Lifeline Sudan?

Report by IRIN on lessons that can be learned from the Operation Lifeline Sudan (OLS) experience. Link.

Anna Leissing, 2014

Implementation of the Swiss Guidelines on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

KOFF Essential, 3|2014. Download.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2014

Konfliktsensibilität: Zeit für das nächste Level!

In: FriEnt-Impulse 10/2014. Download.