Through conferences, forums and workshops, swisspeace initiates reflection and learning processes, and shapes academic and political discourse on peace policy issues at the national and international level.
You will find information about upcoming events on our hompage.
The swisspeace Annual Conference is the flagship event and takes place annually in November.
KOFF organizes roundtables, workshops and events on specific countries and topics.
swisspeace organizes regular events and panel discussions on current and important topics with up-to-date expert analyses.
swisspeace researchers and experts also participate as guest speakers in different external events.
The Basel Peace Forum intends to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding. About 120 decision-makers from business, diplomacy, academia and civil society from 20 countries met on 15 and 16 January 2017 in Basel to rethink peace. The discussions led to the recommendations to world leaders to take up responsibility for peace. The next Basel Peace Forum will be in 2018. Learn more
10 March 2017
Conflict-generated diaspora and Dealing with the Past Processes
Julie Bernath gave an input on "Conflict-generated diaspora and dealing with the past processes" at the NADEL Course "Migration - eine Herausforderung für die IZA" at the Center for Development and Cooperation at the ETH Zurich.
8 March 2017
Laurent Goetschel held a lecture about religious violence at the Volkshochschule Winterthur.
23 January 2017
Launch of Report: Governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria
A new report on governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria was launched at Polit-Forum Käfigturm in Bern.
15 - 16 January 2017
Basel Peace Forum
The Basel Peace Forum 2017 took place in Basel and intended to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding. Carefully selected leading personalities and decision-makers from business, diplomacy, academia, and civil society were invited to discuss innovative peacebuilding. Website.
10 December 2016
Panel discussion on the human rights situation in Latin America
Anna Leissing (KOFF) took part in a panel discussion on the human rights situation in Latin America entitled "Human Rights in Latin America: Hopes and Nightmares". The event is organized by the Latin American Center of Zurich on occasion of the International Human Rights Day. Further Information (Spanish)