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

27 June – 1 July 2016

Myanmar – Lessons for Peace and Conflict Studies Summer School

From 27 June to 1 July 2016, the swisspeace summer school "Myanmar - Lessons for Peace and Conflict Studies?” took place at the University of Basel with inputs from Stefan Bächtold, Rachel Gasser, Stefan Bächtold, Laurent Goetschel, Andreas Iff, and Franziska Sigrist of swisspeace, Felix Knüpling of the Forum of Federations, and Angela Ullmann of the Center for Security Studies. It was highly appreciated by the 16 participants, and 3 participants from Myanmar enriched the discussions. Also the Skype and live interviews with experts on particular topics proved valuable. Next year’s summer school will be on South Sudan.


Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, 2016

Online Conflict Sensitivity Course

swisspeace designed and implemented an online conflict sensitivity course for SDC.


Ukraine Calling, 2016

Competences on Ukraine in Dialogue

Cécile Druey of swisspeace has participated in the scholarship program of the University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung aimed at depending knowledge and competencies on Ukraine. About the project.


20-21 June 2016

High Level Conference and Workshop on Conflict Sensitivity

High Level Conference and Workshop on conflict-sensitive program management in Mali swisspeace co-facilitated the workshop on conflict sensitivity. Read the report.


Mandate for Nyein (Shalom) Foundation, 2016

Supporting Policy-Relevant Research

In February and April 2016, swisspeace expert Stefan Bächtold supported the Nyein (Shalom) Foundation in Myanmar in a research project collecting data on community perspectives in all seven states.