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.
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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.
13 November 2007
Environmental Peacebuilding: Managing Natural Resource Conflicts in a Changing World
Over the past decade, natural resources have attracted considerable attention as a source of violent conflicts worldwide. Drawing on four years of research conducted within the framework of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, swisspeace invited international experts from the scientific and development communities to explore the links between renewable natural resources and conflicts. The conference also looked into challenges and best practices for the peaceful management of water and land in developing countries in Africa, South America and Central Asia. Conference Paper.
29 October 2007
Sudan's Peace Negotiations and the Sharing of (Oil) Resources
KOFF roundtable on Sudan with Marina Peter.
12 September 2007
Switzerland's commitments in Guatemala and the West Balkans
KOFF roundtable on Guatemala and South-Eastern Europe with Geri Müller (National councilor and vice-president of the Foreign Affairs Commission) and Stephan Husy (FDFA).
22 June 2007
Dealing with the Past in Kosovo
KOFF roundtable on South-Eastern Europe with Roland Salvisberg (FDFA) and Jonathan Sisson (KOFF).
21 June 2007
Ruling of the International Court of Justice on genocide in South Eastern Europe
KOFF roundtable on South-Eastern Europe and Dealing with the Past with Robert Kolb (University of Neuchâtel) and Madeleine Rees (OHCHR).