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 Crisis Management Initiative, 2008

Evaluating International Peace Mediation

swisspeace experts developed a framework for evaluating peace mediation activities. The mandate also included the drafting of a background paper.

Mandate for Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Division of Political Affairs IV, 2008

Dealing with the Past in the Balkans

KOFF assisted UNDP-Bosnia and Herzegovina in the development of the second phase of its transitional justice program. In particular, it introduced a conceptual framework for Dealing with the Past as the methodology to structure and elaborate the activities of the joint Federal Ministry of Justice and Federal Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees working group, tasked with elaborating a national strategy for transitional justice.

Mandate for UN Mediation Support Unit and Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), 2008

Capacity-Building Workshop in the Central African Republic

swisspeace organized a capacity-building workshop in dialogue and negotiations skills for the members of the preparatory committee of the Inclusive Dialogue in the Central African Republic.

Mandate for Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), 2008

Capacity Building on Negotiation for Darfur Movement

One-week training event took place in Uganda in 2008 and focussed on the specific knowledge, skills and strategizing capacity needed by parties to engage effectively in a mediation process.