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Latest publications

Daniel Maxwell, Rachel Gordon, Leben Moro, Martina Santschi, Philip Dau

Trajectories of International Engagement with State and Local Actors:

Evidence from South Sudan

Article published in Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, October 2017, pp. 1-22. Download.

Trudy Huskamp Peterson, Elisabeth Baumgartner

Mapping Archives for Dealing with the Past Processes

swisspeace Essential 2/2017. Download the Essential in English.

Sara Hellmueller, Julia Palmiano Federer, Jamie Pring, 2017

Are Mediators Norm Entrepreneurs? Exploring the Role of Mediators in Norm Diffusion

swisspeace Working Paper 3 | 2017, September 2017, ISBN 978-3-906841-06-9. Order / download.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2017

The Technocracy Trap. Innovation or Technocracy in International Mediation?

Article published in Perspektive Mediation, 3/2017, pp. 153-158. Download.

Working Papers
The swisspeace Working Paper series includes contributions from staff members on topical research subjects, core swisspeace competencies and conference papers.

With its Essentials series, swisspeace offers expert advice and guidance for practitioners on various topics of civilian peacebuilding. 

Articles & Contributions
These include background papers and articles written by swisspeace staff that have been published in a wide range of scientific journals, anthologies and NGO information materials, as well as swisspeace’s own publication series, such as the Peace Mediation Essentials. Public reports on mandates completed by swisspeace for its clients are also available.

swisspeace publishes several newsletters and news bulletins on relevant topics and activities.

Critical Reflections
In its critical reflection series, swisspeace and guest speakers critically reflect on topics addressed at roundtables. They both make a note of the arguments put forward during the roundtables and carry on the discussion in order to encourage further debate.

swisspeace Videos
swisspeace occasionally records interviews with, or inputs from, internationally renowned experts. The videos provide an interesting and brief insight into various topics.