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 May 2013
The board elected the former president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Jakob Kellenberger as new President of swisspeace
He will take office on 10 September 2013. Furthermore, three new members were elected to the board: Prof. Dr. Maarten Hoenen, Dr. Daniel Lätsch and Dr. Guido Constant Miescher. Press release.
21 May 2013
swisspeace Director Laurent Goetschel lectures on
Taugen militärische Mittel zur Friedensförderung? Frieden, Krieg und neue Technologien
on 28 May, 18:30-19:45 h, at the Kollegienhaus of the University of Basel. More information.
17 May 2013
KOFF organizes together with Peace Women Across the Globe (PWAG) an panel discussion on
Women's Rights in Conflict - the Case of Mali
Discussions with ICC Judge Fatoumata Diarra, Barbara Brank (KOFF) and Carmela Bühler (FDFA), 24 May in the Käfigturm, Bern. More information.
16 May 2013
Elisabeth Baumgartner gave SRF4 News an interview on
Kriegsverbrechen: Öffentliche Archive gegen das Vergessen
the 6 minute radio interview is accessible on the web.
Pfister, Marco, Jan Rosset, 2013
What makes for peaceful post-conflict elections?
Rubli, Sandra, 2013
(Re)making the Social World: The Politics of Transitional Justice in Burundi
Africa Spectrum, 48, 1 (2013), pp. 3-24. Link.
Alluri, Rina M. and Francesca Cerletti, 2013
Doing Business in Myanmar: Potential Challenges and Ways Forward
Critical Reflection on the KOFF Myanmar Roundtable. Download.
Stamm, Sibylle, 2013
Conflict Dimensions of International Assistance to Refugees from Syria in Lebanon
A Discussion Paper by KOFF and swisspeace. Link.