Expert Support

Expert support to local, international and Swiss partners encompasses strategy development, process and program design support, institutional and thematic backstopping, support in conflict analysis, as well as monitoring and evaluation. It focuses on the clients’ needs and includes the latest state-of-the-art knowledge in the requested field. swisspeace allows clients to develop innovative practices and out-of-the-box thinking.
swisspeace has a track-record of offering state-of-the-art expertise in all its thematic and methodological programs of swisspeace:

> Dealing with the Past
> Mediation
> Statehood
> Business & Peace
> Policy & Platform
> Analysis & Impact

Latest Activities

Mandate for the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency

Early Warning Systems

Within the framework of the Mandate for the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency Lisa Ott and two consultants from Kenya and East Timor presented potential design options for a governmental early warning mechanism to the Tanzania National Committe for the Prevention of Genocide


Mandate for the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, 2016-2017

Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity in Development Cooperation

swisspeace has been supporting SDC Country Offices in West Africa (Benin, Mali and Chad) in mainstreaming conflict sensitivity in strategy development, reviews and program management.


Mandate for the Swiss FDFA and the UK government

Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in Mozambique

The mandate, conducted jointly by swisspeace and Markus Weimer (independent consultant), will last from Sept 2016 – Feb 2017 and will entail a thorough strategic level analysis of conflict and insecurity in Mozambique (Maputo and five provinces) with a focus on the Renamo-Frelimo conflict, organized crime, and violent extremism. The conflict analysis will be followed by a portfolio analysis of the Swiss and UK development programs in Mozambique. Together, these analyses will help to inform and advise the UK and Swiss development cooperation to contribute to stability, resilience and peace in the country. Capacity building events will further buttress this endeavor.


Mandate for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and UNDP, 2016-2017

Promoting Palestinian Reconciliation

swisspeace together with PalThink for Strategic Studies and the Birzeit University has facilitated meetings between Palestinian civil society representatives about their role in the Palestinian reconciliation process.


26-28 September 2016

Workshop on Memorialization

swisspeace participated in a workshop on memorialization in Tunisia organized by the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission and UNDP.