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 January 2015
Register for the course on
Gender Equality & Peacebuilding
More informationApply now.

19 December 2014
swisspeace has published two job vacancies for
a Senior Program Officer and a Program Assistant.
More information

17 December 2014
swisspeace, CSS of the ETHZ and the FDFA present the
Peace Mediation Course 2015
Registration by 31 January. More information.

New Publications

Julia Palmiano Federer, 2015

Norms in Mediation Processes

In: Security and Human Rights Blog, 26 January 2015. Link.

Damiano de Felice and Andreas Graf, 2015

The Potential of National Action Plans to Implement Human Rights Norms: An Early Assessment with Respect to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Journal of Human Rights Practice, 2015. Link.

Sara Hellmüller and John Ahere, 2014

Mediation and Conflict Transformation

Discussion Points of the Mediation Support Network (MSN) No. 5, Durban. Link.

Martina Caroni, Tobias Grasdorf-Meyer, Lisa Ott and Nicole Scheiber, 2014


Stämpfli Verlag, Bern. Link.