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


25 November 2015
The Swiss Peace Council and KOFF are organizing an event on
Flüchtlinge als eine Herausfoderung für die nächsten Jahre
Taking place on 16 December 2015 at the Rote Fabrik in Zurich.
Further Information 

20 November 2015
swisspeace and NOREF have published a new edition of the newsletter
Syria - Beyond War
Disseminating information regarding peacebuilding activities in relation to Syria.
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10 November 2015
Together with several partners, KOFF/swisspeace is organising the event series
Women Peace Security - reloaded
including a panel (27 November 2015) and a symposium (28 November 2015) on security policy and peacebuilding from a gender perspective. Both events will take place in Bern.
Flyer Symposium / Flyer Panel / Registration

New Publications

Otto Triffterer, Kai Ambos, 2016

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. A Commentary

With commentaries by Elisabeth Baumgartner and Michael Cottier on Art. 8 of the Rome Statute (War Crimes). Link

Julie Bernath, 2015

Complex Political Victims' in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity: Reflections on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia

In: International Journal of Transitional Justice 2015. Doi: 10.1093/ijtj/ijv026. Link

Sara Hellmüller, 2015

Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Efforts in DR Congo

In: CRPD Working Paper No. 35. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Link

Simon Mason, Anna Hess, Rachel Gasser, Julia Palmiano Federer, 2015

Gender in Mediation: An Exercise Handbook for Trainers

Exercise handbook published by the Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich, and swisspeace. Download