In this section, you will find background papers and articles published in scientific journals, anthologies and NGO information materials, as well as in swisspeace publication series; and public reports on mandates swisspeace has completed for its clients.

List of publications sorted by staff members

Publications by year: 2016/ 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007


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.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2017

The Technocracy Trap. Innovation or Technocracy in International Mediation?

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

Mathias Zeller, 2017

Frieden in Kolumbien: Eine Aufgabe für Insider MediatorInnen

Article published in Perspektive Mediation, 3/2017, pp. 159-165. Download.

Simon Mason, Anna Hess, Rachel Gasser, Julia Palmiano Federer, 2015 (Updated 2017)

Gender in Mediation: An Exercise Handbook for Trainers

Exercise handbook published by the Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich, and swisspeace. Download

Rachel Gasser, 2017

Mediation Perspectives: The Myanmar Peace Process 2011-2015 Through National Glasses

Mediation Perspectives 09/2017, The CSS Blog Network, ETH Zurich. Read the article in English.

Berghof Foundation, swisspeace, 2017

Handbook National Dialogue

The National Dialogue Handbook is the result of a two-year project (March 2015-February 2017) by the Berghof Foundation, in cooperation with swisspeace, and supported by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. swisspeace contributed its research to the Handbook and commissioned two in-depth case studies on Nepal and Guatemala, produced by local researchers. Other case studies which inform the Handbook’s findings include Libya, Mali, Sudan and Tunisia.

swisspeace, CEG, 2017

Case Study on Guatemala - Observations and Reflections on the Negotiation and National Dialogue Process

In-depth case study of the Handbook National Dialogue. Download the case study in English and Spanish.

swisspeace, Bishnu Raj Upreti, Bishnu Sapkota, 2017

Case Study on Nepal - Observations and Reflections on the Peace and Constitution-Making Process

In-depth case study of the Handbook National Dialogue. Download the case study in English.

Rachel Gasser, Julia Palmiano Federer, Danielle Furgler, 2017

Perspectives on the Myanmar Peace Process 2011-2015

swisspeace, Bern 2016. This publication contains a collection of narrative insights of five national peace process actors and in-depth reflections on the Myanmar Peace Process. Read the full publication in English / Burmese.

CSRF Briefing Paper, 2017

Findings around conflict sensitivity and food aid in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal

Our researcher Martina Santschi was involved in the publication of this briefing paper analyzing the matters of conflict sensitivity and food aid in Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State in South Sudan. Read the full report here.

Jamie Pring, 2017

Including or Excluding Civil Society? The Role of the Mediation Mandate for South Sudan (2013–2015) and Zimbabwe (2008–2009)

Article published in African Security, 2017, pp . 1-16. Link.

Dominik Balthasar, 2017

State-making at Gunpoint: The Role of Violent Conflict in Somaliland’s March to Statehood

Article published in Civil Wars, 19(1), pp. 65-86. Link

David Lanz, 2017

Ten Recent Developments in Peace Mediation

Article published in Perspektive Mediation, 3/2017, pp. 146-152. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel, Anna Leissing, 2017

Frieden? Menschenrechte? Oder doch das Geschäft?

In the framework of the NGO Platform's discussion of the coherence of the Swiss foreign policy we wrote a paper on Peace, Human Rights and Business (in German). The full report can be accessed here.

Michael Aeby, 2017

Stability and Sovereignty at the Expense of Democracy? The SADC Mediation Mandate for Zimbabwe, 2007 – 13

Article published in African Security. Link

Leben Moro, Martina Santschi, Rachel Gordon, Philip Dau and Daniel Maxwell, 2017

Statebuilding and legitimacy: experiences of South Sudan

SLRC Research Report. More information and download

Dominik Balthasar, 2017

Quo vadis Afrika?

Afrika Bulletin Nr. 165 - Aktuelle Brennpunkte: Äthiopien, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.

Sergio Gemperle, 2017

Do Anti-Corruption Agencies Really Matter? Some Lessons on State Legitimacy from Indonesia

Blogpost for CDA perspectives. Read online.

Mazen Gharibah, Bahjat Hajjar, Leila Hilal, Martina Santschi, Mazhar Sharbaji, Corinne von Burg, 2017

Perceptions of Governance - The Experience of Local Administrative Councils in Opposition-held Syria

Bern: swisspeace & LACU. Full report (English), Abstract (English), Full report (Arabic), Abstract (Arabic)



Julie Bernath, Sandra Rubli, 2016

Exploring the Nexus of Resistance, Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

In: Conflict & Society, Special Issue on ‘Resistance to Transitional Justice’ edited by Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm, Vol. 2 (1): pp. 87-103.

Briony Jones, 2016

Analysing Resistance to Transitional Justice: What can we Learn from Hybridity?

In: Conflict and Society, Special issue on ‘Resistance to Transitional Justice’, Vol 2 (1): pp 74-86.

Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm, 2016

Introduction: Rethinking Resistance to Transitional Justice

In: Conflict and Society, Special issue on ‘Resistance to Transitional Justice’,  Vol. 2 (1): pp. 68-73.

Julia Palmiano Federer, Rachel Gasser, 2016

International Peace Mediation and Gender: Bridging the Divide

BPC Policy Brief Vol 6(5), November/16. Download

Mathias Zeller, Gianluca Maspoli, 2016

Report: Mine action and peace mediation

The report by Gianluca Maspoli from GICHD and Mathias Zeller from swisspeace explores the extent to which the two communities of practice could overcome the tendency of working in isolation and benefit from one another. English  /  Spanish / Russian.

Sara Hellmüller, 2016

International Mediation: Actors and Processes

Teaching Package for GSUM course. Download.

Timothy Williams, Sergio Gemperle, 2016

Sequence will tell! Integrating temporality into set-theoretic multi-method research combining comparative process tracing and qualitative comparative analysis

International Journal of Social Research Methodology: 1-15. Abstract.

Dominik Balthasar, 2016

In search of more than a state: trajectories of political ordering and identity plurality in Somalia

African Identities: 1-16. Abstract

Sidonia Gabriel, Laurent Goetschel, 2016

Motivation of philanthropists in peacebuilding: promoting peace as personal satisfaction?

Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 11(2): 51-65. Link. Full version.

Sara Hellmüller, 2016

Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Efforts in DR Congo

In: Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding. Arnim Langer and Graham K. Brown (eds.), Oxford University Press.

Natascha Cerny Ehtesham, 2016

Mitwirkungsmöglichkeiten der Zivilgesellschaft – Erfahrungen aus der Schweiz

FriedensForum – Zeitschrift der Friedensbewegung (4/2016). Read article (in German).

Andreas Graf, Andrea Iff, 2016

Respecting Human Rights in Conflict Regions: How to Avoid the ‘Conflict Spiral’

Business and Human Rights Journal, June 2016: 1 - 25.

Martina Santschi, 2016

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

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

Simon Perrin, 2016

Where does the shoe pinch? Working conditions in the sports goods and apparel industry

From the Vescore sustainability series. Download.

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.

Laurent Goetschel, Sandra Pfluger, 2016

Die Beurteilung von Qualität in der Friedensforschung

In: Qualitäts- und Leistungsbeurteilung in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften: Prinzipien, Ansätze und Verfahren. swiss academies reports 11(2), 2016: 74-81.

Julie Bernath, 2016

Transitional Justice in Kambodscha: Die späte strafrechtliche Aufarbeitung des Khmer Rouge Regimes

In: Mihr, A., Pickel, S., Pickel, G. (co-eds.) Handbuch Transitional Justice: Aufarbeitung von Unrecht, Rechtstaatlichkeit und Demokratie. Springer, Wiesbaden.

Daniel Maxwell, Rachel Gordon, Leben Moro, Martina Santschi and Philip Dau, 2016

Trajectories of international engagement with state and local actors: Evidence from South Sudan

Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, Working Paper 46, June 2016. Link.

Natascha Cerny Ehtesham, Laurent Goetschel, 2016

Civil Society in the OSCE: From Human Rights Advocacy to Peacebuilding

In: Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (ed), Yearbook on the Organization for Security and Coperation in Europe (OSCE). Hamburg: University of Hamburg / IFSH. Link.

Briony Jones, Ingrid Oliveira, 2016

Truth Commission Archives as New Democratic Spaces

In: Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 8 (1): 6-24.

Elisabeth Baumgartner, Brandon Hamber, Briony Jones, Gráinne Kelly, Ingrid Oliveira, 2016

Introduction: Documentation, Human Rights and Transitional Justice

In: Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 8 (1): 1-5.

Elisabeth Baumgartner, Brandon Hamber, Briony Jones, Graínne Kelly, Ingrid Oliveira, 2016

Special Issue on Documentation, Human Rights and Transitional Justice

In: Journal of Human Rights Practice, Vol. 8 (1).

Julia Palmiano Federer, 2016

Philippines 2016: The Bangsamoro Peace Process Beyond May

Ballots & Bullets, School of Politics & International Relations, University of Nottingham. Blog contribution. Link.

Simon Perrin, 2016

Big Data: Big Money oder Big Risk?

From the Vescore soustainability series. Download.

Sara Hellmüller, 2016

Connections for peace: Frictions in peacebuilding encounters in Ituri (DR Congo)

In: Peacebuilding and Friction: Global and Local Encounters in Post Conflict-Societies, 2016, edited by Annika Björkdahl, Kristine Höglund, Gearoid Millar, Jair van der Lijn and Willemijn Verkoren, London and New York: Routledge.

Julie Bernath, 2016

‘Complex Political Victims’ in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity: Reflections on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

In: The International Journal of Transitional Justice, Special Issue ‘Reconsidering Appropriate Responses to Victims of Conflict’ edited by Juan Méndez., Vol. 10 (1), pp. 46-66

Ursina Bentele, Sacha Zala, 2016

Neutrality as a Business Strategy: Switzerland and Latin America in the Cold War

In: S. Bott, J. M. Hanhimaki, J. Schaufelbuehl, M.Wyss (eds.). Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War. Between or Within the Blocs? Routledge, 2015. pp. 178-195.



Dominik Balthasar, 2015

Somalia - Konfliktporträt

Dossier. Bundeszentale für politische Bildung. Bonn. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2015

République démocratique du Congo: à la recherche d'une réponse durable et globale

In: Diplomatie, Hors-Serie 16, Conflits, paix et sécurité en Afrique.

FDFA, swisspeace, 2015

The Caucasus Conflicts: Frozen and Shelved?

Politorbis Nr. 60, edited by Cécile Druey and Eliane Fitzé. Link

Andrea Iff, 2015

Timber companies and state building in the Congo Basin

In: Lez Rayman-Bacchus and Philip R. Walsh (eds.). Exploring the nexus of private and public interests. Routledge, 2015, pp. 197-220. Link

Otto Triffterer, Kai Ambos, 2016

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. A Commentary

With commentaries by Elisabeth Baumgartner and Michael Cottier on Art. 8 of the Rome Statute (War Crimes). Link

Sara Hellmüller, 2015

Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding Efforts in DR Congo

In: CRPD Working Paper No. 35. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Link

Briony Jones, 2015

Educating Citizens in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Models, Claims and Experiences in Post War Education Reform.

In: Fischer, M. Eds. Twenty Years after Dayton: The Western Balkans between Transitional Justice and Reconciliation. Routledge.

Lanz, David 2015

African Union - United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

In: Koops, Joachim A.; MacQueen, Norrie; Tardy, Thierry; Williams, Paul D. (ed(s).). Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations . Oxford University Press. Oxford. p 779-790.

Didier Péclard, 2015

Les incertitudes de la nation en Angola. Aux racines sociales de l'Unita

Karthala, Paris. ISBN 9782811114466.

Stefan Bächtold, 2015

The rise of an anti-politics machinery: peace, civil society and the focus on results in Myanmar

In: Third World Quarterly, 2015. Link

Andreas Graf, 2015

Kooperation mit Unternehmen - Umgang mit Risiken

In: Verbands-Management, 41. Jahrgang, Ausgabe 2 (2015), S. 19-23. Link

Cécile Druey, 2015

Südossetien: Konfliktherd oder Bindeglied?

In: Religion & Gesellschaft in Ost und West (RGOW) 6-7/2015. Link

Gasser, Rachel; Federer, Julia; Siegfried, Matthias; Fitzé, Eliane (eds.), 2015

Letters to a Young Mediator

A collection of 10 letters, each the product of personal reflection from some of the great mediators of our time. To get a copy, please contact us. A sample letter by Swiss Ambassador Tagliavini (in German) can be downloaded here.

Gabriel, Sidonia; Druey, Cécile, 2015

Die Ukraine als Herausforderung für die Friedensförderung. Erfahrungen aus dem Schweizer OSZE-Vorsitz und dem Engagement mit der Zivilgesellschaft

In: FriEnt Impulse 05/2015. Download.

Briony Jones, 2015

Stories of "Success": Narrative, Expertise, and Claims to Knowledge.

This article is part of a whole special issue published as part of the ESRC Knowledge Exchange with the University of Oxford and Kings’ College London. The other articles all address aspects of ‘ways of knowing atrocity’. Available in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society , (5 May, 2015).

Dominik Balthasar, 2015

From Hybridity to Standardization: Rethinking State-Making in Contexts of Fragility

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 2015. Link.

Andrea Iff and Ulrike Joras, 2015

Agribusiness: Risks and Impacts in Conflict-Affected Areas

Background Paper, February 2015. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2015

From Hybrid War to Hybrid Peace: Extending the Spectrum

Blog contribution as response to Susanne Schmeidl. Link.

Julia Palmiano Federer, 2015

Norms in Mediation Processes

In: Security and Human Rights Blog, 26 January 2015. Link.

Damiano de Felice and Andreas Graf, 2015

The Potential of National Action Plans to Implement Human Rights Norms: An Early Assessment with Respect to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Journal of Human Rights Practice, 2015. Link.



Posluschny-Treuner, Myra, 2014

Landgrabbing. Landnahmen in historischer und globaler Perspektive (Review)

Englert, Birgit/Gräber, Barbara (Hg.). 2014. Landgrabbing. Landnahmen in historischer und globaler Perspektive. Wien: new academic press. 232 Seiten. ISBN 978-3-7003-1895-8. In: Stichproben - Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien. 27/2014, p. 122-129.

Martina Caroni, Tobias Grasdorf-Meyer, Lisa Ott and Nicole Scheiber, 2014


Stämpfli Verlag, Bern. Link.

Julie Bernath, 2014

Book Review: „Resisting Gendered Norms. Civil Society, the Juridical and Political Space in Cambodia” by Mona Lilja (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013)

Journal of Contemporary Asia. 2014. Link.

Ott, Lisa, Caroni, Martina and Grasdorf, Tobias, 2014


Bern 2009; Second Edition, Bern 2011; Third Edition, Bern 2014

Hellmüller, Sara, 2014

Que signifie la paix en République Démocratique du Congo : des perspectives locales sur les stratégies internationales

Annuaire français de Relations Internationales, Vol. XV

Cécile Druey and Anna Hess, 2014

Das Engagement der Schweiz im Südkaukasus: Friedensförderung während des OSZE-Vorsitzes und darüber hinaus

In: Bulletin 2014 zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik, Christian Nünlist und Oliver Thränert (eds.), Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich, 2014. Link.

Dominik Balthasar, 2014

Thinking Beyond Roadmaps in Somalia - Expanding Policy Options for State Building

Center for International and Strategic Studies: Washington, DC. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2014

Konfliktsensibilität: Zeit für das nächste Level!

In: FriEnt-Impulse 10/2014. Download.

Dominik Balthasar, 2014

Somalia: Unable to Escape Its Past? Revisiting the Roots of a Fractured State and Elusive Nation

Critical African Studies, 6(2-3), pp. 223-239.

Sara Hellmüller, Corinne von Burg and Mathias Zeller, 2014

Kann Mediation schaden? Konfliktsensitivität in internationalen Friedensverhandlungen

In: Konfliktdynamik, 4/2014. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel and Annemarie Sancar, 2014

Vernetzung für den Frieden

In: Frauenstimme, Women for Peace, 3/2014. Download.

Daniel Maxwell, Martina Santschi and Rachel Gordon, 2014

Looking back to look ahead? Reviewing key lessons from Operation Lifeline Sudan and past humanitarian operations in South Sudan

Working Paper, Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, October 2014. Link.

Heinz Krummenacher and Albrecht Schnabel, 2014

Towards a Human Security Based Early-Warning and Response System.

In: A. Schnabel and Y. Pedrazzini. Operationalizing Human Security. Concept, Analysis, Application. Cahier du laSur 20, EPFL Lausanne, 2014. Operationalizing Human Security.

Martina Santschi, Leben Moro, Philip Dau, Rachel Gordon and Daniel Maxwell, 2014

Livelihoods, access to services and perceptions of governance: An analysis of Pibor county, South Sudan from the perspective of displaced people

Working Paper, Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, September 2014. Link.

Jürgen Kräftner und Cécile Druey, 2014

Die Folgen des Maidan-Aufstandes

In: Friedenszeitung 10/2014: 14-17. Link.

Sidonia Gabriel, 2014

Human Rights and Peacebuilding

In: M. Nowak, U. Werther-Pietsch (ed.). All Human Rights for All. Vienna Guidebook on Peaceful and Inclusive Societies. Graz, Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag: 89-99. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

République démocratique du Congo. Une lueur d’espoir ?

In: Diplomatie, Nr. 69/2014: 8-12. Link.

Martina Santschi and Daniel Maxwell, 2014

From post-conflict recovery and state building to a renewed humanitarian emergency: A brief reflection on South Sudan

In: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, August 2014. Link.

Briony Jones, 2014

Ensuring a political space for conflict by applying Chantal Mouffe to post-war reconstruction and development

In: Progress in Development Studies, July 2014, 14(3): 249-259. Link.

Laurent Goetschel and Tobias Hagmann, 2014

Civilian Peacebuilding: Peace by Bureaucratic Means?

In: Roger Mac Ginty (ed): Peacebuilding, Vol. 2. London. Sage, Incorporated, 2014, chap. 38, S. 397-414 (SAGE Library of International Relations).

Ja Nan Lahtaw, Nang Raw Zahkung, Nang Shan Lahpai, 2014

Civil Society Contributions to Myanmar’s Peace Process

swisspeace Catalyzing Reflection, 3|2014. Download.

Didier Péclard, 2014

Bringing Politics Back. Comments on M. Dahinden’s "Democracy Promotion at a Local Level"

In: International Development Policy 5.2/2014. Link.

Min Zaw Oo, 2014

Understanding Myanmar’s Peace Process: Ceasefire Agreements

swisspeace Catalyzing Reflection, 2|2014. English version. Myanmar version.

Dominik Balthasar, 2014

Oil in Somalia: Adding fuel to the fire?

Heritage Institute for Policy Studies: Mogadishu. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

A story of mutual adaptation? The interaction between local and international peacebuilding actors in Ituri

In: Peacebuilding 2:2, pp. 188-201. Link.

Laurent Goetschel, 2014


In: P. Knoepfel, Y. Papadopoulos, P. Sciarini, A. Vatter, S. Häusermann (Hg.). Handbuch der Schweizer Politik. Verlag NZZ, Zürich 2014. pp. 623-644. Link.

Julia Palmiano, 2014

Mediation Perspectives: Fighting ‘Feminist Fatigue’

In: Mediation Perspectives Blog. International Relations and Security Network, 01 May 2014. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

Explaining the Congo wars

Book review of "Congo, by Thomas Turner. Polity Press. 240 pp." by Sara Hellmüller. In: The Political Quarterly, Vol. 85, No. 1, January–March 2014. Download.

Andrea Iff, 2014

What guides businesses in transformations from war to peace?

In: Companies in Conflict Situations. Building a Research Network on Business, Conflicts and Human Rights. ICIP Research 01/2014, pp. 153-178. Download.

Salai Isaac Khen and Muk Yin Haung Nyoi, 2014

Looking at the Current Peace Process in Myanmar through a Gender Lens

swisspeace Catalyzing Reflection, 1|2014. English version. Myanmar version.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

Mediation Perspectives: Localizing Peace Processes in DR Congo

In: Mediation Perspectives Blog. International Relations and Security Network, 06 February 2014. Link.

Rina M. Alluri, Martina Leicher, Karsten Palme and Ulrike Joras, 2014

Understanding Economic Effects of Violent Conflicts on Tourism: Empirical Reflections from Croatia, Rwanda and Sri Lanka

In: C. Wohlmuther and W. Wintersteiner (eds). International Book on Tourism an Peace. Drava Verlag, 2014, pp. 101-119. Link.

Lanz, David 2014

The Perils of Peacekeeping as a Tool of RtoP : The Case of Darfur.

In: Tardy, Thierry; Wyss, Marco (ed(s).). Peacekeeping in Africa. The Evolving Security Architecture . Routledge. London. p 208-225.

Mathias Zeller, 2014

Mediation Perspectives: The Local Elections in Kosovo

In: Mediation Perspectives Blog. International Relations and Security Network, 10 January 2014. Link.

Elisabeth Baumgartner, 2014

Die Verfolgung von Völkerstraftaten in der Schweiz

In: Christoph Safferling and Stefan Kirsch (eds.). Völkerstrafrechtspolitik. Praxis des Völkerstrafrechts. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 399- 431. Link.



Sara Hellmueller and Martina Santschi (eds), 2014

Is Local Beautiful? Peacebuilding between International Interventions and Locally Led Initiatives

Peace and Security Studies 11. Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development & Peace. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. Link.

Rachel Gasser and Ja Nan Lahtaw, 2014

Partners for Peace: A Case Study of Local-International Cooperation

In: Sara Hellmüller and Martina Santschi (eds). Is Local Beautiful? Peacebuilding between International Interventions and Locally Led Initiatives. Peace and Security Studies 11. Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development & Peace. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 87-96. Link.

Martina Santschi, 2014

Traditional Authorities, Local Justice and Local Conflict Resolution Mechanisms in South Sudan

In: Sara Hellmüller and Martina Santschi (eds): Is Local Beautiful? Peacebuilding between International Interventions and Locally Led Initiatives. Peace and Security Studies 11. Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development & Peace. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 43-64. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2014

Owners or Partners? A Critical Analysis of the Concept of Local Ownership

In: Sara Hellmüller and Martina Santschi (eds). Is Local Beautiful? Peacebuilding between International Interventions and Locally Led Initiatives. Peace and Security Studies 11. Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development & Peace. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, pp. 3-14. Link.

Sergio Gemperle, 2013

Determinanten erfolgreicher Dezentralisierung - Eine komparative

Analyse unterschiedlich ausgestalteter Dezentralisierungsprozesse in den Bundesstaaten Indiens

Working Papers on Development and Global Governance - No.3. Duisburg/Bochum: UAMR Graduate Centre for Development Studies. Download.

swisspeace and Oxford Transitional Justice Research, 2013

Transitional Justice Methods Manual: An Exchange on Researching and Assessing Transitional Justice

Published within the research project "Ways of Knowing After Atrocity: A Knowledge Exchange on Methods Used to Formulate, Implement and Assess Transitional Justice Processes". Download.

Corinne von Burg, 2014

Mediation Perspectives: Broadening Participation in Peace Processes – From “Why” to “How”

In: Mediation Perspectives Blog. International Relations and Security Network, 31 October 2014. Link.

Alexandra Pfefferle, 2013

Schweizer NGOs in der Friedensförderung

In: Frauenstimme 3/2013. pp 7-10.

Laurent Goetschel, 2013

Bound to be peaceful? The changing approach of

Western European small states to peace

Swiss Political Science Review 19:3, pp. 259–278. Link.

Graf, Andreas and David Lanz, 2013

Conclusions: Switzerland as a paradigmatic case of small-state peace policy?

Swiss Political Science Review 19:3, pp. 410 – 424. Link

Dominik Balthasar et al., 2013

Envisioning New Partnerships for Africa’s Future: Making Global Governance Work in a Post-2015 World

Global Public Policy Institute: Berlin. Link.

Cécile Druey, Liana Fix, 2013

Don’t Count on Europe

Carnegie Moscow Centre, 1. August 2013. Link.

Rachel Gasser, 2013

Mediation Perspectives: Six Women Building Peace in Myanmar

In: Mediation Perspectives Blog. International Relations and Security Network, 05 August 2013. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2013

The Power of Perceptions: Localizing International Peacebuilding Approaches

International Peacekeeping, 20:2, pp. 219-232. Link.

swisspeace and the Center for Security Studies, 2013

Supporting Peace Processes in South East Asia: How not to be a bull in a China shop?

Summary of the MSP roundtable discussion. Link.

Sara Hellmüller and Simon Mason (eds.), 2013

Translating Mediation Guidance into Practice: Commentary on the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation by the Mediation Support Network

Discussion Points of the Mediation Support Network (MSN) , No. 2. Link.

Sara Hellmüler and Simon Mason (eds.), 2013

Regional Intergovernmental Organizations in Mediation Efforts: Lessons from West Africa

Discussion Points of the Mediation Support Network (MSN), No. 3. Link.

Matthias Siegfried and Simon Mason, 2013

Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) in Peace Processes (Chapter 3)

In: Managing Peace Processes. Process related questions, Vol. 1, pp. 57-78. Link.

Sandra Rubli, 2013

(Re)making the Social World: The Politics of Transitional Justice in Burundi

Africa Spectrum, 48, 1 (2013), pp. 3-24. Link.

Sibylle Stamm, 2013

Conflict Dimensions of International Assistance to

Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

A Discussion Paper by KOFF and swisspeace. Link.

Andrea Iff, 2013

What guides businesses in transformations from war to peace?

In: Pigrau, A & Prandi, M (eds.) Companies in Conflict Situations. International Catalan Institute for Peace, pp. 153-178.

Dominik Balthasar, 2013

Somaliland’s Best Kept Secret: Shrewd Politics and War Projects as Means of State-Making

Journal of Eastern African Studies, 7(2), pp. 218-238.

Lanz, David and Rachel Gasser 2013

A Crowded Field: Competition and Coordination in International Peace Mediation

Mediation Arguments, no. 2. Centre for Mediation in Africa/University of Pretoria. Link.

Enzo Nussio, 2013 (guest-ed)

Desarme, desmovilización y reintegración de excombatientes: políticas y actores del postconflicto

Revista No 77, Universidad de los Andes. Link.

Lanz, David and Maria Gabriel Jumbert 2013

Globalised Rebellion: The Darfur Insurgents and the World.

In: The Journal of Modern African Studies 51: p 193-217.

Andrea Iff, Bishnu Raj Upreti, Sagar Raj Sharma, Safal Ghimire and Pranil Kumar Upadhayaya, 2013

Making Business count for Peace: Reflections from Tourism Sector in Nepal.

Kathmandu: South Asia Office of the NCCR North-South.

Briony Jones, Alex Jeffrey and Michaelina Jakala, 2013

The „Transitional Citizen“: Civil Society, Political Agency and Hopes for Transitional Justice in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Olivera Simic and Zala Volcic (eds.). Transitional Justice and Civil Society in The Balkans. New York: Springer. Link.



Dominik Balthasar, Janis Grzybowski, 2012

Between State and Non-State: Somaliland's Emerging Security Order

In: Small Arms Survey Yearbook 2012, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 147-173.

Didier Péclard, 2012

The ‘Depoliticizing Machine’. Church and State in Angola since Independence

In: P. Manuel, A. Lyon and C. Wilcox (eds.), Religion and Politics in a Global Society. Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World, Lanham, MD, Lexington Press, pp. 139-160. Link

Mathias Zeller, 2012

UNO setzt Standards für internationale Mediation

In: perspektive mediation, 4/2012, pp. 228-233. Link.

Enzo Nussio and Kimberly Howe, 2012

What if the FARC Demobilizes?

Stability: International Journal of Security and Development, 1(2012), pp. 58-67

Enzo Nussio, 2012

Emotional Legacies of War among Former Colombian Paramilitaries

Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18(4), pp. 369-383

Enzo Nussio, 2012

La vida después de la desmovilización. Percepciones, emociones y estrategias de exparamilitares en Colombia

Bogota: Universidad de los Andes

Laurent Goetschel, Ueli Mäder und Simon Mugier (eds.), 2012

Soziale Ungleichheit und Konflikte


Sandra Rubli, 2012

Book Review: Stones Left Unturned: Law and Transitional Justice in Burundi by Stef Vandeginste

In: Politique Africaine 126, 2012, pp. 217-218

Heinz Krummenacher, 2012

End Note.

In: Kate McGuiness. Local First. Development for the twenty-first century. London: Peace Direct, pp. 180-184.

Rina Alluri, 2012

Review of Jayatilleke S. Bandara, Prema-Chandra Athukorala, and Saman Kelegama, (Eds.) 2011. Trade liberalisation and poverty in South Asia

In: Journal of International and Global Studies, Vol 4(1) November. Routledge. Link.

Sara Hellmüller, 2012

The Ambiguities of Local Ownership: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo

In: African Security, 5:3-4, 236-254.Link.

Andrea Iff, 2012

Peace-Promoting Federalism: Making Sense of India and Nigeria

Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 42(2), pp. 1-24

Briony Jones and Lisa Ficklin, 2012

To Walk in Their Shoes: Recognising the Expression of Empathy as a Research Reality

Emotion, Space and Society, 5, pp. 103-112

Lukas Krienbuehl, 2012

Capacity Building - Kompetenzen für die Friedensförderung aufbauen

Swiss Peace Supporter, VBS, 2/2012. Download

Didier Péclard, 2012

UNITA and the Moral Economy of Exclusion in Angola, 1966-1977

In: Morier-Genoud, Eric (ed.): Sure Road? Nationalisms in Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. Leiden, Boston: Brill, pp. 149-176

David Lanz and Simon Mason, 2012

Switzerland's Experiences in Peace Mediation

In: Piiparinen, Touko and Ville Brummer (eds.): Global Networks of Mediation.Helsinki: The Finnish Institute of International Affairs, pp. 73-78

Cherry Leonardi, Denorah Isser, Leben Moro and Martina Santschi, 2012

The Politics of Customary Law Ascertainment in South Sudan

In: Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, Nr. 63, Melanie G. Wiber, Helene Maria Kyed (eds.), LIT

Francis Akindés, 2012

Côte d'Ivoire : Pardonnez ou punir?

In: Alternatives International, Hors-série N°10, Janvier 2012, pp. 94-95

Didier Péclard, 2012

Angola. Sous la stabilité politique, la révolte sociale?

In: Encyclopédie de l’état du monde 2012, Paris, La Découverte. Link

Laurent Goetschel, 2012

Soziale Ungleichheit in der EU

In: Mäder, Ueli (Hrsg.): Soziale Ungleichheit und Konflikte. Gesowip Verlag, Basel.

Damiano Sguaitamatti and Sara Hellmüller, 2012

Macht und Gerechtigkeit in Friedensverhandlungen

In: Mediation erforschen? Fragen - Forschungsmethoden - Ziele, Dominic Busch, Claude Hélène Mayer (eds.), Institut für Interkulturelle Praxis & Konfliktmanagement (2012). Link

Briony Jones, 2012

Exploring the Politics of Reconciliation through Education Reform: The Case of Brcko District, Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Journal of Transitional Justice 2012 (6), pp. 126-148. Link

Didier Péclard, 2012

Angola : 32 ans d'un pouvoir sans partage

In: Alternatives International, Hors-série N°10, Janvier 2012, pp. 98-99

Briony Jones, 2012

Critical Perspectives in Transitional Justice

Intersentia, February 2012. Link

Andrea Iff, Bishnu Raj Upreti and Safal Ghimire, 2012

Is Peace the Business of Business? An Exploration of Corporate Role in Conflict Transformation.

SAs RCO Discussion Paper 5/2012, Kathmandu.



Ott, Lisa, 2011

Enforced Disappearance in International Law

Published doctoral thesis. Mortsel: Intesentia

Sandra Rubli, 2011

Knowing the Truth - What For? The Contested Politics of Transitional Justice in Burundi

In: Journal für Entwicklungspolitik, 27(3), pp. 22-43. Link

Laurent Lacroix, Stephan Rist, Peter RW Gerritsen and Didier Péclard, 2011

Social and Political Participation in Sustainable Development with a Focus on Governance

In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 147-164. Download

Rony Emmenegger, Sibilo Keno and Tobias Hagmann, 2011

Decentralization to the household: expansion and limits of state power in rural Oromiya

In: Journal of Eastern African Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, November 2011, pp. 733-754

Laurent Goetschel, 2011

The politics of peace: from ideology to pragmatism?

LIT Verlag, Berlin. Book Review

Laurent Goetschel and Didier Péclard, 2011

The missing link: Environmental change, institutions, and violent conflicts

In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 451-466

Laurent Goetschel, 2011

The transformation of political ideas: a challenge for development research

In: Wiesmann U, Hurni H, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Research for Sustainable Development: Foundations, Experiences, and Perspectives. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 6. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 103-117. Download

Laurent Goetschel and Didier Péclard, 2011

Environmental conflicts revisited

In: Wiesmann, Urs und Hans Hurni (Hrsg.): Research for Development. A Synthesis of NCCR North-South Research, 2001-2008. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South. Geographica Bernensia 6, Bern

Laurent Goetschel and Tobias Hagmann, 2011

Rethinking peace, peace research and peacebuilding

In: Goetschel, Laurent und Tobias Hagmann (Hrsg.): The politics of peace: from ideology to pragmatism? LIT Verlag, Berlin

Laurent Goetschel, 2011

Neutrals as Brokers of Peacebuilding Ideas?

In: Cooperation and Conflict 46 (3), pp. 312-333. Abstract

Briony Jones, 2011

Who does this District Belong to? Contesting, Negotiating and Practicing Citizenship in a Mjesna Zajednica in Brcko District

In: Transitions Special Issue, From Peace to Shared Political Identities: Exploring Pathways in Contemporary Bosnia-Herzegovina 51(1-2): 171-191

David Lanz, 2011

Who Gets a Seat at the Table? A Framework for Understanding the Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Peace Negotiations

In: International Negotiation 16, pp. 275-295

David Lanz, 2011

Why Darfur? The Responsibility to Protect as a Rallying Cry for Transnational Advocacy Groups

In: Global Responsibility to Protect 3: p 223-247.

David Lanz, 2011

The European Union and the 'Darfurisation' of eastern Chad

In: Ramsbotham, Alexander; Zartman, William I. (ed(s).). Paix sans frontières: Building Peace across Borders . Conciliation Resources. London. p 39-42.

David Lanz and Martina Santschi, 2011

Entscheidend ist die Zeit nach dem Referendum

In: Der Bund, 10. Januar 2011. Link.



Sguaitamatti, Damiano, Andrea Iff, Rina M. Alluri and Simon J A Mason, 2010.
Business Actors in Mediation Processes
Peace Mediaton Essentials, Mediation Support Project (MSP). Download

Sisson, Jonathan, 2010.
A Conceptual Framework for Dealing with the Past
In: Politorbis 50, 3/2010. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA. Download

Bleeker, Mô and Jonathan Sisson, 2010.
Dealing with the Past in peace mediation
In: Politorbis 50, 3/2010. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA. Download

Sisson, Jonathan, 2010.
A Holistic Approach to Dealing with the Past in the Balkans
In: Politorbis 50, 3/2010. Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA. Download

Alluri, Rina M., 2010.
Auf vermintem Gelände
In: Welt-Sichten, 12/2010, pp. 40-42. Article

Alluri, Rina M., 2010.
Ein neues Image aufbauen - Tourismus und Friedensförderung in Ruanda
Tourism Watch 59/60, Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (EED). Download

Iff, Andrea, 2010.
Peace-preserving fedearlism. Making sense of India and Nigeria
Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften, Saarbrücken.

Leonardi, Cherry, Leben Nelson Moro, Martina Santschi and Deborah H. Isser, 2010.
Local Justice in Southern Sudan
United States Institute of Peace / Rift Valley Insitute. Download

Ahmed, Mey Eltayeb, 2010.
The National and Indigenous Management of Environmental Conflicts in the Savannah Belt, Sudan Case studies of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Order

Baumgartner, Elisabeth, 2010. 
Kritik zum Artikel von Professor Leo Montada: Mediation - Pfade zum Frieden: Das "Standardmodell" der Mediation aus der Sicht der internationalen Konfliktmediation
In: Erwägen Wissen Ethik / Deliberation Knowledge Ethics, 20(4), 2009.

Bürgin, Annina, 2010.
Privatisierung von Sicherheit und Frieden? Einstellungen gegenüber Kooperationen von Streitkräften mit privaten Militärfirmen: eine vergleichende Studie Deutschlands und der USA
Basel: Repro-Flash Megel.

Töpperwien, Nicole, 2010.
Decentralization, Special Territorial Autonomy, and Peace Negotiations
Peace Mediaton Essentials, Mediation Support Project (MSP). Download

Iff, Andrea, 2010.
Constitutional Accommodation vs. Integration in Sri Lanka
In: Ana Pararajasingham (ed.): Sri Lanka: 60 Years of Independence and Beyond. Centre for Just Peace and Democracy, pp. 32-57.

Amsalu, Aklilu and Eva Ludi, 2010.
The Effect of Global Coffee Price Changes on Rural Livelihoods and Natural Resource Management in Ethiopia. A Case Study from Jimma Area
NCCR North-South Dialogue 26. Download

Hagmann, Tobias and Didier Péclard (eds.), 2010. 
Negotiating Statehood: Dynamics of Power and Domination in Africa
In: Development and Change. 41 (4), pp. 539 - 769. Table of Contents

Krummenacher, Heinz and Can Deniz, 2010.
How International Policy Changes in Kivu are Reflected in 
The FAST Early Warning Data, 2002-2007

Genocide Prevention Advisory Network. Download

Santschi, Martina, 2010. 
Between Community and Government: Traditional Authorities in Post-Conflict Southern Sudan 
Tsantsa 15/2010. Download

Lanz, David, 2010.
Electing the Future of Sudan
In: ISN Special Report, Zurich, ETHZ. April 2010.

Mason, Simon and Matthias Siegfried, 2010.
Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences
New New York, USIP, Center for Security Studies (CSS) / swisspeace. 
USIP Peacemaker's Toolkit series / Download

von Arx, Marcel, 2010.
Ohne Verfassung kein Frieden in Nepal
In: FriEnt Impulse Nr. 3/2010.

Goetschel, Laurent, 2010. 
Frieden muss eine Utopie bleiben
zoon politikon, n°8, February 2010. Download

Goetschel, Laurent, 2010.
Auswirkungen eines EU-Beitritts der Schweiz auf die Neutralität, die Sicherheitspolitik 
und die Aussenpolitik

In: Thomas Cottier/Rachel Liechti-McKee (eds.) Die Schweiz und Europa. Wirtschaftliche Integration und institutionelle Abstinenz. vdf Hochschulverlag, pp. 238-243.


Goetschel, Laurent, 2009. 
Europäische Afrikahilfe: Von den Kolonien zur Partnerschaft? 
In: Kreis, Georg (ed.): Europa und Afrika: Betrachtungen zu einem komplexen Verhältnis. Basel, Schwabe Verlag.

Péclard, Didier (ed.), 2009. 
Environmental Peacebuilding: Managing Natural Resource Conflicts in a Changing World 
swisspeace Annual Conference 2007, 1| 2009. 
ISBN 978-3-908230-74-8. Download

MSP, 2009. 
Dealing with the Past in Peace Mediation 
Peace Mediation Essentials, MSP. Download

Goetschel, Laurent and Daniel Michel, 2009. 
Der aussenpolitische Handlungsspielraum der Schweiz als Nichtmitglied der Europäischen Union: ein Blick auf einige Aspekte der Friedensförderung 
Basler Schriften zur Europäischen Integration, 89. Europainstitut der Universität Basel. Download

Lanz, David, 2009. 
Commentary - Save Darfur: A Movement and its Discontents. 
In: African Affairs, 108(433), pp. 669-677. Order

Mason, Simon and David Lanz, 2009. 
Mehrwert oder Leerlauf? Der "Whole of Government"-Ansatz der Schweiz in Sudan 
In: Wenger Andreas, Victor Mauer and Daniel Trachsel (eds.): Bulletin 2009 zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik. Zurich, Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich, pp. 57-82. Download

Sumbeiywo, Lazaro, 2009. 
To Be A Negotiator: Strategies and Tactics 
Report published by swisspeace (MSP) and ETH. Download

Mason, Simon A., Tobias Hagmann, Christine Bichsel, Eva Ludi and Yacob Arsano, 2009. 
Linkages Between Sub-national and International Water Conflicts: The Eastern Nile Basin 
In: Brauch, Hans Günter, Úrsula Oswald Spring, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Heinz Krummenacher (eds.): Facing Global Environmental Change. Environmental, Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concepts. Berlin/Heidelberg/New York, Springer, pp. 325-335. Download

Lanz, David, 2009. 
Vom linken Projekt zur gängigen Praxis 
In: Welt-Sichten, 5, pp. 19-22. Article

Santschi, Martina, 2009. 
Traditional Leaders Conference 26th - 28th March 2008, Yambio, Western Equatoria state, Southern Sudan
Report submitted to the Political Division IV Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland. Download

Goetschel, Laurent, 2009. 
Conflict Transformation 
In: Vincent Chetail (ed.): Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Lexicon. Oxford University Press.

Giroux, Jennifer, David Lanz and Damiano Sguaitamatti, 2009. 
The Tormented Triangle: The Regionalisation of Conflict in Sudan, Chad and the Central African Republic 
Crisis States Research Centre, London School of Economics, Working Paper 47. Download

Krummenacher, Heinz and Albrecht Schnabel, 2009. 
Towards a Human Security-Based EarlyWarning and Response System 
In: Brauch, Hans Günter, Úrsula Oswald Spring, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Heinz Krummenacher (eds.): Facing Global Environmental Change. Environmental, Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concepts. Berlin/Heidelberg/New York, Springer, pp. 1253-1264. Download

Lanz, David, 2009. 
Gerechtigkeit oder Frieden 
In: Der Bund, 14 April 2009. Download

Goetschel, Laurent and Tobias Hagmann, 2009. 
Civilian peacebuilding: peace by bureaucratic means? 
In: Conflict, Security & Development, 9(1). Order

Mason, Simon and David Lanz, 2009. 
Towards a Swiss Whole of Government Approach in Sudan: 2005-2008 
Background Paper for the 3C Conference. March 2009. Download

Lanz, David, Damiano Sguaitamatti and Matthias Siegfried, 2009. 
Towards Realizing the Strengths and Mitigating the Challenges of NGO Mediators
Final Report of Consultation Process, MSP. February 2009. Download

State Concepts, 2009. 
Federalism and Peace Mediation 
Peace Mediation Essentials, MSP. Download

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Collaborative Development Action (CDA) in collaboration with Roland Dittli (KOFF), 2008.
Integration of DNH in Kamwokya Christian Caring Community; Kampala, Uganda
CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, Do No Harm Project. Download

swisspeace, 2008. 
swisspeace 20th Anniversary Brochure
Schweizerische Friedensstiftung. Download

Reimann, Cordula, 2008. 
Genitalverstümmelung: Wandel ist möglich 
In: friZ Zeitschrift für Friedenspolitik 4/2008. Download

Lanz, David, Martin Wählisch, Lars Kirchhoff, Matthias Siegfried, 2008. 
Evaluating Peace Mediation 
Brussels: Initiative for Peacebuilding. Download

Murphy, Stephen and Peter Woodrow, 2008. 
International Peace and Prosperity Project - Guinea-Bissau Project Review 
CDA - Collaborative Learning Projects. Cambridge. Download

Åberg, Annika, Sabina Laederach, David Lanz, Jonathan Litscher, Simon J. A. Mason and Damiano Sguaitamatti, 2008. 
Unpacking the Mystery of Mediation in African Peace Processes 
Zurich, Bern, Mediation Support Project, CSS, and swisspeace. Download

Lanz, David, 2008. 
Conflict Management and Opportunity Cost: The International Response to the Darfur Crisis 
In: FRIDE Comments. Article

Goetschel, Laurent, 2008. 
Menschliche Sicherheit als Ziel der Staatenwelt. Akademische Perspektiven und politische Praxis 
Book Review in Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 19.9.2008. Dossier, B.7. Article

Santschi, Martina, 2008. 
Briefing: Counting 'New Sudan' 
In: African Affairs, 1(10). Article

Goetschel, Laurent, 2008. 
Was bringt Friedenspolitik? 
Weltwoche. 28.8.2008, p. 35. Article

Krummenacher, Heinz, 2008. 
Environmental Factors as Triggers for Violent Conflict: Empirical Evidence from the "FAST" Data Base 
In: Monitoring Environment and Security 37. Bonn International Center for Conversion, pp.43-45. Article / Full Publication

Reimann, Cordula, 2008. 
Gender and Peace Mediation 
Peace Mediation Essentials, Mediation Support Project (MSP). Download

Mason, Simon J. A. and Matthias Siegfried, 2008. 
Mediation Support Project (MSP): Massgeschneiderte Verstärkung der schweizerischen Mediationskapazitäten 
In: Bulletin 2008 zur Schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik. Center for Security Studies, ETH Zürich, pp. 137-145. Article / Bulletin

Senn, Dominic, Heinz Krummenacher and August Hämmerli, 2008. 
Estimating the Informational Overlap Between Hand-Coded Political Event Data and the World Wide Web 
In: The 12th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings. Orlando, International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.

Mason, Simon J. A., Albrecht Schnabel, Adrian Müller, Rina Alluri, Christian Schmid, 2008. 
Linking Environment and Conflict Prevention: The Role of the United Nations 
CSS and swisspeace. Report Summary / Full Report

Schnabel, Albrecht, 2008. 
The human security approach to direct and structural violence
In: The SIPRI Yearbook 2008. Oxford University Press. Article-summary

Santschi, Martina, 2008. 
Im Südsudan ist der Zensus ein hochpolitisches Unterfangen. Das Resultat der Volkszählung prägt die Verteilung der Ressourcen 
In: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 14.5.2008. Article

Von Arx, Marcel, 2008. 
Mit dem Bau eines Spitals Krieg stiften? 
In: Medicus Mundi Schweiz, Bulletin 108. Article (German)

Oomen, Barbara, 2008. 
Rwanda: Justice Mechanisms and Legitimacy 
Commissioned by the Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF)/swisspeace and FriEnt on Rwanda's multi-layered justice mechanisms. Download

Péclard, Didier (ed.), 2008. 
L'Angola dans la paix. Autoritarisme et reconversions 
In: Politique Africaine, 110, pp. 5-120

Péclard, Didier, 2008. 
Les chemins de la reconversion autoritaire en Angola 
In: Politique Africaine, 110, pp. 5-20

Péclard, Didier, 2008. 
Etat colonial, missions chrétiennes et nationalisme en Angola, 1920-1975. Aux racines sociales de l'UNITA 
(à paraître en 2010)

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Goetschel, Laurent, 2007. 
Foreign Policy 
In: Klöti, Ulrich, Peter Knoepfel, Hanspeter Kriesi, Wolf Linder, Yannis Papadopoulous und Pascal Sciarini (eds.): Handbook of Swiss Politics. 2nd, Revised Edition. Zurich, Neue Zürcher Zeitung Publishing, pp. 571-591.

Goetschel, Laurent, 2007. 
Wie Aussenpolitik zunehmend politisch wird 
In: Rote Revue. Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur. 4/2007. Download

Hagmann, Tobias and Dider Péclard, 2007. 
Negotiating statehood in Africa: propositions for an alternative approach to state and political authority 
Conference Paper, European Conference in African Studies (ECAS), Leiden, 11-14 July.

Reimann, Cordula, 2007. 
Gender Dimensionen und Auswirkungen des Erdbebens in Pakistan 2005: Eine Chance für die Frauen? 
In: KRIUM Sonderausgabe "Gender, Umwelt, Konflikt".

Joras, Ulrike, 2007. 
The role of the private business sector in peace negotiations. Lessons from Guatemala 
In: S+F Sicherheit und Frieden, 4/2007. Download

Mason, Simon., M. Bleeker, M. Michael and M. Siegfried, 2007. 
Mediation in Friedensprozessen. Erfahrungen der Schweiz mit einem umfassenden Ansatz 
In: "perspektive mediation", 4/2007. Download (German)

Sikoska, Tatjana, 2007. 
Macedonia: Country Risk Assessment 2006

Lalive d'Epinay, Danielle and Albrecht Schnabel (eds.), 2007.
Transforming War Economies 
swisspeace Working Paper 3| 2007. 

von Gumppenberg, Marie-Carin, 2007. 
Kazakhstan - Challenges to the Booming Petro-Economy 
FAST Country Risk Profile Kazakhstan. swisspeace Working Paper 2| 2007. Order / Download

Teran, Nika Strazisar, 2007. 
Peacebuilding and Organized Crime. The Cases of Kosovo and Liberia 
swisspeace Working Paper 1| 2007. Order / Download

Joras, Ulrike, 2007. 
Companies in Peace Processes. A Guatemalan Case Study 
Bielefeld, transcript Verlag.

Imhof, Sandra and Andrew Lee, 2007. 
Assessing the Potential of Fair Trade for Poverty Reduction and Conflict Prevention: A Case Study of Bolivian Coffee Producers 
Extended version / Short version

Imhof, Sandra, 2007. 
Fair Trade reduziert Armut 
In: friZ - Zeitschrift für Friedenspolitik 2007(2). Download

Reimann, Cordula, 2007. 
Doing good? Herausforderungen für die NGOs in der Friedensförderung 
In: Klein, Ansgar and Silke Roth (ed.): NGOs im Spannungsfeld von Krisenprävention und Sicherheitspolitik. Wiesbaden, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschften. 2007.

Goetschel, Laurent, 2007. 
Neutralität: Handicap oder Branding der Schweizer Aussenpolitik? 
In: Georg Kreis (eds.): Die Schweizer Neutralität: Beibehalten, umgestalten oder doch abschaffen? Zürich, Werd Verlag, pp. 81-94. (Vorwort von Bundespräsidentin Micheline Calmy-Rey). Download

Reimann, Cordula and Albrecht Schnabel, 2007. 
Menschliche Sicherheit und Friedensförderung: Perspektivenwechsel und Machtfragen 
Interview mit Barbara Müller, cfd. In: cfd-Dossier: Security Check - Sicherheitsdebatten feministisch durchleuchtet. cfd-Dossier.

Pouligny, Béatrice, Simon Chesterman and Albrecht Schnabel (eds.), 2007. 
After Mass Crime. Rebuilding States and Communities 
Tokyo: United Nations University Press. 
ISBN: 978-92-808-1138-4. Order

Reimann, Cordula and Peter Huber, 2007.
Non-State Armed Groups - An annotated bibliography
swisspeace Paper Download

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