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 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
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.
5 July 2016
Podium Discussion on Working in Conflict Contexts
Is it possible to contribute to the development of a country where there is no state? How can we work on a long-term basis in a country affected by conflict? What difficulties do development organizations face? Sidonia Gabriel, KOFF director, took part in a podium discussion that looked at these issues.
30 June 2016
Workshop on Mediation at the Global Negotiation Conference
Julia Palmiano Federer gave a workshop on mediation at the Global Negotiation Conference that took place at the University of Bern.
21-23 June 2016
International Academic Conference on Mediation
swisspeace, the Centre for Mediation in Africa (University of Pretoria) and the Global South Unit for Mediation (University of Rio) jointly organized an international academic conference on mediation in Basel. The conference was generously supported by the Bosch Foundation.
20-21 June 2016
High Level Conference and Workshop on Conflict Sensitivity
High Level Conference and Workshop on conflict-sensitive program management in Mali swisspeace co-facilitated the workshop on conflict sensitivity. Read the report.
13 June 2016
Aktionsplan zivile Krisenprävention: Stillstand oder Weiterentwicklung?
swisspeace Director Prof Laurent Goetschel provided an input to a puplic expert talk a the German Bundestag on civil crisis prevention, conflict resolution and peace consolidation. Audio recordings available. Link.