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.


14 July 2014
swisspeace Academy with new training event
Business, Conflict & Peace Course
at swisspeace Academy in Basel. More info. Register by 31 July 2014.

01 July 2014
swisspeace has presented its new publication series
Catalyzing Reflection on dialogue processes among parties in Myanmar
and the new Working Paper on Myanmar at a launch hosted by the Quakers House in New York.



New Publications

Jürgen Kräftner and Cécile Druey, 2014

Ukraine 2014 – Civil Society Creating Space between Past and Future

Critical Reflection following the KOFF Roundtable on Ukraine. Download.

Briony Jones, 2014

Ensuring a political space for conflict by applying Chantal Mouffe to post-war reconstruction and development

in: Progress in Development Studies, July 2014, 14(3): 249-259. Link.

Briony Jones and Ferdinand von Habsburg-Lothringen, 2014

Reconciliation in South Sudan in the context of the current crisis

Critical Reflection following the KOFF Roundtable on Dealing with the Past in South Sudan. Download.

Ja Nan Lahtaw, Nang Raw Zahkung, Nang Shan Lahpai, 2014

Civil Society Contributions to Myanmar’s Peace Process

swisspeace Catalyzing Reflection, 3|2014. Download.