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
6-7 October 2016
International Expert Working Meeting: Safe havens for archives at risk
At this international expert working meeting at the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, the goal was to convene sending and receiving institutions as well as experts and practitioners to jointly discuss the needs, challenges, good practice and the way forward of safe havens for archives at risk. The expert meeting was organized by swisspeace in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
26-28 September 2016
Workshop on Memorialization
s wisspeace participated in a workshop on memorialization in Tunisia organized by the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission and UNDP.
21 September 2016
Gibt es eine Ästhetik der Gewaltlosigkeit? - Event on the International Day of Peace
Are there aesthetics of non-violence? This question was discussed at the Univesity of Basel on 21 Sept. by three experts of arts and peace research: the new director of Kunstmuseum Basel Josef Helfenstein, Prof. Goetschel and Prof. Ubl. See the Flyer (in German).
15 September 2016
14th National Symposium of the Swiss Red Cross
Annemarie Sancar, Senior Program Officer at swisspeace, participated in a panel discussion at the National Symposium of the Swiss Red Cross entitled "Menschen auf der Flucht" on the gender dimensions of displacement and the link to the UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. More information on the event.
26 august 2016
KOFF Roundtable on Guatemala and Honduras
KOFF organized a roundtable on space for civil society in Guatemala and Honduras, with the participation of Swiss Ambassador to Guatemala and Honduras Jürg Benz. The roundtable was successful and very well attended. It took place for the third year in a row. This helped build up confidence and a better understanding among the participants.