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.


28 October 2014
Only few days left for registering to the
CAS in National Dialogue & Peace Mediation
This course takes place on 19-28 January 2015 and is offered by swisspeace and the Berghof Foundation. Register by 31 October. Program. Read more.

24 October 2014
Update on Essential 1|2013
Archiving for a Peaceful Future
7 new cases have been added. Download.

20 October 2014
swisspeace is looking for a
Senior Program Officer for Peacebuilding / Middle East - North Africa (80%)
Starting date: 1 January 2015 (or by agreement). Job ad

New Publications

Anna Leissing, 2014

Implementation of the Swiss Guidelines on the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

KOFF Essential, 3|2014. Download.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2014

Konfliktsensibilität: Zeit für das nächste Level!

In: FriEnt-Impulse 10/2014. Download it here.

Sara Hellmüller, Corinne von Burg and Mathias Zeller, 2014

Kann Mediation schaden? Konfliktsensitivität in internationalen Friedensverhandlungen

In: Konfliktdynamik, 4/2014. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel and Annemarie Sancar, 2014

Vernetzung für den Frieden

In: Frauenstimme, Women for Peace, 3/2014. Download.