swisspeace provides capacity building for peacebuilding practitioners. This includes academic trainings, executive and practice-oriented courses on specific topics relevant to peacebuilding, as well as tailor-made trainings and special courses for partner organizations.
Capacity building also takes place in collaborative learning processes on specific context-related topics that draw on the experience and expertise of the participants.
Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Mali
swisspeace will be supporting the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Mali for a year in questions regarding archives and memory work. Rahel von Arx and Elisabeth Baumgartner undertook a first evaluation mission in Bamako in mid-May.
Mandate for UNDP Albania, 2017
Sigurimi Files in Albania
In the framework of a mandate by UNDP Albania swisspeace participated at a retreat of the Albanian Authority on the Sigurimi Files which is responsible to make accessible the records of the former secret communist police in Albania. Amongst others Nicola Diday provided an input on international experience in using archives for dealing with the past and made recommendations to the Authority.
Project funded by DFID, the Swiss FDFA and the Embassy of Canada, 2016-2018
Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility South Sudan
swisspeace together with Saferworld and CDA have been implementing the Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility (CSRF) to develop and test innovative approaches to conflict sensitivity in order to support the use of conflict sensitivity in donor strategies and programs in South Sudan. Several conflict sensitivity trainings and coaching have been organized. Project website; Research repository
Police Archives and Dealing with the Past
In the framework of the project “Archives & Dealing with the Past”, funded by the Swiss FDFA, swisspeace organized a workshop for the Colombian Police on international experiences of Police Archives and Dealing with the Past.