swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. Our mission is to contribute to the improvement of conflict prevention and conflict transformation.
03 May 2016
The President of the Instance de Vérité et Dignité of Tunisia to speak at swisspeace
Sihem Bensedrine will discuss the challenges and opportunities for transitional justice and dealing with the past in Tunisia on 10 May from 9:30 to 11:00 at swisspeace in Bern. Registration.
28 April 2016
New swisspeace Working Paper on
Business & Peace
Jolyon Ford examines the relationship between policies promoting private sector investment and growth, and policies consolidating peace. Thereby he focuses on conflict-sensitive business activity. Read working paper.
21 April 2016
6-month internship at the swisspeace Mediation Program
swisspeace is looking for an intern to support its work on Myanmar, Syria, gender & mediation as well as other mediation activities. Starting date: 1 July 2016 or by agreement. Job details.
20 April 2016
Register now 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.
Jolyon Ford, 2016
Promoting Conflict-Sensitive Business Activity during Peacebuilding
Natascha Cerny Ehtesham, Laurent Goetschel, 2016
Civil Society in the OSCE: From Human Rights Advocacy to Peacebuilding
In: Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (ed), Yearbook on the Organization for Security and Coperation in Europe (OSCE). Hamburg: University of Hamburg / IFSH. Link.
Briony Jones, Ingrid Oliveira, 2016
Truth Commission Archives as New Democratic Spaces
In: Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 8 (1): 6-24.
Elisabeth Baumgartner, Brandon Hamber, Briony Jones, Gráinne Kelly, Ingrid Oliveira, 2016
Introduction: Documentation, Human Rights and Transitional Justice
In: Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 8 (1): 1-5.