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. 

Upcoming events

You will find information about upcoming events on our hompage.

swisspeace Annual Conference

The swisspeace Annual Conference is the flagship event and takes place annually in November.

KOFF roundtables

KOFF organizes roundtables, workshops and events on specific countries and topics.

swisspeace events

swisspeace organizes regular events and panel discussions on current and important topics with up-to-date expert analyses.

swisspeace participation in external events

swisspeace researchers and experts also participate as guest speakers in different external events.

Basel Peace Forum

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

Recent Events

4 Novemeber 2016

4th Swiss Researching Africa Days

Martina Santschi referated about changing governance and use of land in South Sudan as part of the 4th Swiss Researching Africa Days.

3 November 2016

KOFF roundtable on art and peacebuilding

KOFF and artasfoundation organized a roundtable on art and peacebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. With the participation of the dancer, dance teacher and dramaturge Meret Schleger, Vesna Matovic (International Alert) and Dagmar Reichert (artasfoundation). 

1 november 2016

KOFF roundtable on Swiss peace policy

KOFF organized a roundtable on the role of civil society and civil socity platforms such as KOFF in Swiss peace policy.

28 October 2016

"Audio-Visuelle Dokumente in der Vergangenheitsarbeit – Entwicklungen, Nutzen, Herausforderungen"

Elisabeth Baumgartner from swisspeace gave a speech about the topic of dealing with the past with audiovisual documents at the ICRC-confernce “Act Global – Archive Local".

28 October 2016

Forum Cinfo 2016

swisspeace attended the Forum Cinfo 2016 and was present with a stand.