Capacity Building

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.

Latest Activities

Mandate for the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, 2016-2017

Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity in Development Cooperation

swisspeace has been supporting SDC Country Offices in West Africa (Benin, Mali and Chad) in mainstreaming conflict sensitivity in strategy development, reviews and program management.


26-28 September 2016

Workshop on Memorialization

swisspeace participated in a workshop on memorialization in Tunisia organized by the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission and UNDP.


Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2016

Conflict sensitivity workshop

From 12-15 July 2016, swisspeace gave a conflict sensitivity training workshop at the Cooperation Office of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Burkina Faso. The participants were both SDC staff and representatives from the local partner program DEPAC.


5-13 July 2016

Advanced Learning Course for Professionals

swisspeace organized the "Advanced Learning Course for Professionals" on Dealing with the Past in Münchwiler, Switzerland jointly with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. About the course.