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:
Human Security Division of the FDFA, 2016-2017
Support to Swiss embassies in the area of business and peace
swisspeace has been supporting embassies of Switzerland around the world to accompany Swiss companies in conducting conflict-sensitive business in developing and fragile countries.
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 , 2016-2017
Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in Mozambique
The mandate, conducted jointly by swisspeace and an independent consultant, entailed a thorough strategic level analysis of conflict and insecurity in Mozambique 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 helped to inform and advise the UK and Swiss development cooperation to contribute to stability, resilience and peace in the country. Capacity building events further buttressed 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.