Analysis & Impact Consultancies
Human Security Division of the FDFA, 2016-2017
Support to Swiss embassies in the area of business and peace
swisspeace has been supporting embassies of Switzerland around the world to accompany Swiss companies in conducting conflict-sensitive business in developing and fragile countries.
Mandate for the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, 2016-2017
Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity in Development Cooperation
swisspeace has been supporting SDC Country Offices in West Africa (Benin, Mali and Chad) in mainstreaming conflict sensitivity in strategy development, reviews and program management.
Mandate for the Swiss FDFA and the UK government
Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in Mozambique
The mandate, conducted jointly by swisspeace and Markus Weimer (independent consultant), will last from Sept 2016 – Feb 2017 and will entail a thorough strategic level analysis of conflict and insecurity in Mozambique (Maputo and five provinces) with a focus on the Renamo-Frelimo conflict, organized crime, and violent extremism. The conflict analysis will be followed by a portfolio analysis of the Swiss and UK development programs in Mozambique. Together, these analyses will help to inform and advise the UK and Swiss development cooperation to contribute to stability, resilience and peace in the country. Capacity building events will further buttress this endeavor.
Mandate for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and UNDP, 2016-2017
Promoting Palestinian Reconciliation
swisspeace together with PalThink for Strategic Studies and the Birzeit University has facilitated meetings between Palestinian civil society representatives about their role in the Palestinian reconciliation process.
Mandate for GIZ, DFID, FDFA, USAID and Embassy of Canada, 2016-2017
Conflict Sensitivity Resource Facility South Sudan
swisspeace together with Saferworld and CDA have been setting up a resource facility to support donors (in particular Germany, Canada, the United States, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) to conduct their operations in South Sudan in a conflict sensitive manner in order to contribute towards sustainable peace.
Austrian Development Agency, 2016
Evaluation of the Austrian Guidance Note on security and development cooperation
swisspeace evaluated the Austrian strategy and guidance note on security and development cooperation.
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, 2016
Conflict sensitivity workshop
From 12-15 July 2016, swisspeace gave a conflict sensitivity training workshop at the Cooperation Office of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Burkina Faso. The participants were both SDC staff and representatives from the local partner program DEPAC.