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 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).

Mandate for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), 2009

Capacity-Building for Cercapaz in Colombia

swisspeace conducted workshops and provided individual consultations to the Cercapaz program in Colombia. The focus was on concepts and instruments of conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding, lessons learned in the sensitive field of patriarchal violence structures, the outlook for social change and gender equality.