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

1-6 May 2016

Course on Comprehensive Peacebuilding for the 21st Century

The GCSP and swisspeace conducted this course on Comprehensive Peacebuilding for the 21st Century. The course took place 1-6 May 2016. Link. 


Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, 2016

Study Tour for Women Involved in the Peace Process in Myanmar

The 10-day study tour in Switzerland was co-organized by swisspeace and the Nyein Foundation. The female leaders learnt more about federalism, peace and security issues and women’s empowerment.


4 - 8 April 2016

Course on Fragility, Conflict & Statebuilding

swisspeace conducted the 5-day course at the University of Basel. The course focused on the conceptual, policy and implementation challenges of statebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. Further information.


Mandate for the Human Security Division of the FDFA, 2016

Workshop on conflict-sensitive decentralization in Tunisia

swisspeace provided expert inputs on conflict-sensitive decentralization, public participation as well as decentralized budgeting and financial processes at a workshop organized by Democracy Reporting International for Tunisian civil society organizations. Read the report.