North Africa

swisspeace has developed expertise in North Africa, in particular on Egypt and Tunisia, through different consultancy mandates. Since 2015 swisspeace has supported the Tunesian Truth Commission in regard to their archives. 

Latest Activities and Publications

Human Security Division of the FDFA, 2016-2017

Truth and Dignity Commission in Tunisia

swisspeace supported the Truth and Dignity Commission in Tunisia in the handling of archives. swisspeace was accompanied by international archivist Trudy Huskamp and held several workshops.


Project funded by NVO-WOTRO, 2016-2017

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

Final Report: Download.


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)


Metwaly Abo Naser, 2017

The plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria in the camps south of Damascus

"Syrian Voices on the Syrian Conflict" series published by NOREF and swisspeace. Link.


23 January 2017

Launch of Report: Governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria

A new report on governance mechanisms in opposition-held areas in Syria was launched at Polit-Forum Käfigturm in Bern. 


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