Horn of Africa (South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia)
The Horn of Africa is a strategic focus region. swisspeace has worked in partnerships with national partner organizations. swisspeace has conducted research and implemented various mandates related to Statehood in the Horn of Africa. The focus of the regional program lies on South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia.
Latest Activities and Publications
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
SWR2, 11 May 2017
"Politische und wirtschaftliche Stabilität als Zukunftsziel - Internationale Somalia Konferenz in London"
Dominik Balthasar was interviewed by Südwestdeutscher Rundfunk 2 (SWR2) on the meaning of the Somalia Conference in London and what the chances are for more stability in Somalia. He concluded that what Somalia needs most are economical and political perspectives that do not stay theoretical but become practice. Listen to it in german here.
Project funded by DFID, the Swiss FDFA and the Embassy of Canada, 2016-2018
Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility South Sudan
swisspeace together with Saferworld and CDA have been implementing the Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility (CSRF) to develop and test innovative approaches to conflict sensitivity in order to support the use of conflict sensitivity in donor strategies and programs in South Sudan. Several conflict sensitivity trainings and coaching have been organized. Project website; Research repository
Mandate for UNAMID, 2017
Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Training
swisspeace gave a training on Conflict Prevention and Early Warning to staff of the AU/UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). More information
Dominik Balthasar, 2017
Quo vadis Afrika?
Afrika Bulletin Nr. 165 - Aktuelle Brennpunkte: Äthiopien, Mozambique, Zimbabwe. Download.