Recent KOFF Roundtables
23 March 2017
KOFF roundtable on "Peace Agreement in Colombia: What do we learn from Guatemala?"
KOFF discussed the lessons that could be learned from Guatemala's peace process 20 years ago for the ongoing process in Columbia. Civil society representatives from Guatemala and Colombia shared their experience and concluded that it is crucial for the international community not to leave a country after the signing of a peace agreement but to stay and accompany the process further in order to protect vicitms and human rights activits in the long run. Media report (in Spanish).
16 March 2017
KOFF roundtable on "War of Trauma or Trauma of War"
This KOFF roundtable discussed the issues of traumas and war in the context of the Ukrainian conflict.
1 December 2016
KOFF Roundtable on Empowering women to act for their rights in Israel
The roundtable aimed to shed light on the current situation of Arab women in Israel based on the longstanding engagement of the Kayan - Feminist Organisation with Arab communities in northern Israel. The event took place within the framework of the international Campaign of 16 Days against Gender Based violence. Further information.
24 November 2016
KOFF roundtable on Arms Trade Treaty
In cooperation with Amnesty International Switzerland, KOFF organized a roundtable on the Arms Trade treaty and Swiss arms export practice.
3 November 2016
KOFF roundtable on art and peacebuilding
KOFF and artasfoundation organized a roundtable on art and peacebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. With the participation of the dancer, dance teacher and dramaturge Meret Schleger, Vesna Matovic (International Alert) and Dagmar Reichert (artasfoundation).