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 Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Political Affairs Division IV, 2010

Workshop on Election-Related Conflicts and Violence

Organization and facilitation of a workshop on the prevention of election-related conflicts and violence for Swiss experts involved in Election Support activities.

Mandate for Caritas Switzerland, 2010

Evaluation of "Noyau de Paix" in Rwanda

KOFF assessed key aspects of "Noyau de Paix" - a network of local peacebuilding organizations - such as effectiveness and sustainability and the possibility for alliances with other NGOs or the state.

Mandate for Mediation Support Unit (MSU) of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UNDPA), 2010

Capacity-Building Training for Darfur Negotiators

Contribution of swisspeace to the organization and conduct of training seminars for Darfur negotiators in Doha, Qatar.

Mandate for Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS), 2010

Project Evaluation in Armenia and Azerbaijan

The project aims at dismantling the prevailing negative stereotypes in both of these countries and demonstrating the opportunities for increased cooperation. The evaluation will serve for a joint assessment of the current situation as well as for increasing the effectiveness and strategic focus of the project in the the next phase.

Mandate for NADEL, 2010

Course on 'Peacebuilding and International Cooperation'

Cordula Reimann (KOFF) conducted a module at the NADEL training course covering also the Reflecting on Peace Practices methodology (RPP).