23 January 2017
Launch of Report: Governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria
A new report on governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria was launched at Polit-Forum Käfigturm in Bern.
15 - 16 January 2017
Basel Peace Forum
The Basel Peace Forum 2017 took place in Basel and intended to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding. Carefully selected leading personalities and decision-makers from business, diplomacy, academia, and civil society were invited to discuss innovative peacebuilding. Website.
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.
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).
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.
2 June 2016
Expert roundtable: Switzerland as safe haven for archives at risk?
The roundtable “Switzerland as safe havens for archives at risk?” was organized by swisspeace in collaboration with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss Federal Archives in the scope of the “Archives and Dealing with the Past” project. For more information consult the website or read the report (full version / short version in German and French).
28 January 2016
Presentation of the Report of the Panel of Eminent Person on Security in the OSCE-Region
The Panel has been launched in December 2014 in Basel, while the Swiss OSCE-Chairmanship, where it was reunited on 28 January 2016 and the report was presented by the experts and discussed together with the audience during a public event at the University of Basel.