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 and Cooperation, 2016

Conflict Analysis and Conflict Sensitivity

swisspeace supported the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) Agency in Mozambique in the facilitation of a training on conflict sensitivity and in the conduct of a conflict analysis in view of SDC’s new cooperation strategy.


25 - 29 January 2016

Gender Equality & Peacebuilding Course

swisspeace conducted the 5-day course on Gender Equality & Peacebuilding at the University of Basel. It aimed to answer the questions: How do protection initiatives contribute towards the exclusion of women? How do military institutions construct and codify hegemonic masculinity? Further information


Mandate for mission21, 2016

Conflict Sensitivity Workshop

swisspeace has conducted  a conflict sensitivity workshop for mission21 in Basel.


Mandate for the European Union, 2015-2016

Online Course on Conflict Sensitivity

swisspeace has developed an online course on conflict sensitivity for the EU in collaboration with Saferworld and International Alert.