Russia, Ukraine & Caucasus Region
swisspeace conducts research and provides expert supprt on Russia, Ukraine and the Caucasus region. It has developed expertise in particular through its Ukraine-Russia Dialogue project (2014-2015) and its Humanitarian Dialogue Project (2006-2012) in the North Caucasus.
The Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF) has organized regular roundtables on the region, including on Ukraine, bringing together representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as academia, to share experiences and lessons learned from the field.
Latest Activities and Publications
Altanian Melanie, 2017
Archives against Genocide Denialism? Challenges to the Use of Archives in Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation
Robert Bosch Stiftung, 15 December 2016
Zivilgesellschaftliche Perspektiven auf den ukrainisch-russischen Friedensprozess
Cecile Druey gave an interview about her project on the role of the civil society in the Ukrainian-Russian peace process. Listen (German)
7 - 8 December 2016
OSCE Parallel Civil Society Confernce
As a member of the OSCE-wide NGO-network ‘Civic Solidarity Platform’, swisspeace attended the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference in Hamburg on 6 and 7 December 2016. At this event, civil society representatives from across the OSCE regions discussed human dimension issues in the context of the OSCE’s comprehensive security concept. The outcome documents received prominent attention from the German OSCE Chairmanship as well as other OSCE representatives. More Information
Die Presse, 29 June 2016
Russland: Frauenaktivistin als „Agentin“ verfolgt
The chairwoman of the organization "Frauen vom Don" (Women of the Don) is confronted with the first trial in accordance with the law on "foreign agents". Valentina Tscherewatenko defends herself. Link (in German).
Ukraine Calling, 2016
Competences on Ukraine in Dialogue
Cécile Druey of swisspeace has participated in the scholarship program of the University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung aimed at depending knowledge and competencies on Ukraine. About the project.