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.


29 September 2014
swisspeace is looking for a
Civilian Servant for Administrative Support (Zivildienst)
Starting date as soon as possible. Job add in German.  

25 September 2014
swisspeace supported the United Nations in developing the
UN Conflict Sensitivity Online Course
on conflict-sensitive programming for UN system-wide dissemination . Available now.

22 September 2014
Upcoming swisspeace Academy training course on
Conflict Prevention & Early Warning
will take place on 10-14 November in Basel. Register by 15 October. More info

31 August - 12 September 2014
The FDFA, GCSP, SWISSINT and swisspeace conducted the
Swiss Peacebuilding Training Course 2014
allowing international participants to deepen their knowledge about peacebuilding. More information.

11 September 2014
Evaluation Report for UNDEF Mandate on Guinea
Empowering magistrate-civil society collaboration in Guinea
The aim of this swisspeace project was to contribute to the process of reform of the judiciary by linking up civil society organizations, magistrates and auxiliaries of justice. Evaluation Report.


New Publications

Martina Santschi, Leben Moro, Philip Dau, Rachel Gordon and Daniel Maxwell, 2014

Livelihoods, access to services and perceptions of governance: An analysis of Pibor county, South Sudan from the perspective of displaced people

Working Paper, Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, September 2014. Link.

Jürgen Kräftner und Cécile Druey, 2014

Die Folgen des Maidan-Aufstandes

In: Friedenszeitung 10/2014: 14-17. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2014

Human Rights and Peacebuilding

In: M. Nowak, U. Werther-Pietsch (ed.). All Human Rights for All. Vienna Guidebook on Peaceful and Inclusive Societies. Graz, Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag: 89-99. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

République démocratique du Congo. Une lueur d’espoir ?

in: Diplomatie, Nr. 69/2014: 8-12. Link.