Events

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

14 January 2004

Roundtable evaluation and Swiss programs in Angola

KOFF roundtable on Angola.


27 May 2003

Angola: conflict(s) and conflict resolution instruments on the grassroot level & Overview of programmes and projects by Swiss actors

KOFF roundtable on Angola with Engracia Francisco (SDC Luanda)


5 March 2003

Lessons learned in Colombia, civil resistance moments, experiences in the unarmed accompaniment of endangered persons and Swiss volunteer work

KOFF roundtable on Colombia with Hector Mondragon (Consejo Nacional Campesino), Claudia Marti (PBI Switzerland), Clemenz Jakob and Jacques Coral (Interteam).


24 October 2002

Drug problem and conflict situations and peace prospects in Colombia

KOFF roundtable on Colombia with Martin Jelsma (Transnational Institute TNI).


13 September 2002

The Role of the Private Sector in Angola and international accountability/transparency initiatives

KOFF roundtable on Angola with Simon Taylor (Global Witness).