swisspeace assists peacebuilding actors to develop coherent strategies by facilitating participatory processes, conducting needs assessments and drafting policy inputs.
Recent Strategy Development Mandates
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 Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2016
Civil Society and the Agenda 2030
swisspeace accompanied SDC in a learning process on the role of civil society in 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals.
Austrian Development Agency, 2016
Evaluation of the Austrian Guidance Note on security and development cooperation
swisspeace evaluated the Austrian strategy and guidance note on security and development cooperation. Final 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.
Mandate for UNICEF, 2016
Decentralization and local governance
swisspeace has been commissioned to produce a technical guidance note for UNICEF on peacebuilding through decentralization and local governance.