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Martina Santschi, 2016

Encountering and "capturing" hakuma: negotiating statehood and authority in Northern Bahr El-Ghazal Sate, South Sudan.

[S.l.] : [s.n.] Bern: Doctoral thesis University of Bern.

Sara Hellmüller, Lars Kirchhoff et al., 2016

Challenges to Mediation Support in Hot Wars: Learnings from Syria and Ukraine

Lars Kirchhoff, Sara Hellmüller et al. Mediation Support Network (MSN) Discussion Points N° 7, Atlanta. Link.

Martina Santschi, Cherry Leonardi, 2016

Dividing Communities in South Sudan and Northern Uganda: Boundary Disputes and Land Governance

Published by the Rift Valley Institute. Nairobi. Find the report here.

swisspeace, 2016

Observation of the criminal case related to the 2011 incidents in Yalisika, DR Congo

The report covers the trial observation of the first instance criminal trial against Colonel Koyo et al in the Yalisika case. The trial lasted from June 2015 to December 2015 and was heard by the Military Court of the Équateur Province in Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Full report.

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.