15 - 16 January 2017
Basel Peace Forum
The Basel Peace Forum 2017 took place in Basel and intended to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding. Carefully selected leading personalities and decision-makers from business, diplomacy, academia, and civil society were invited to discuss innovative peacebuilding. Website.
22 January 2016
Opportunities and challenges businesses face in Myanmar
swisspeace Associate Expert Rina Alluri provided an input to the Geneva School of Business Administration (HEG) “Business in Asia” students. The purpose of this seminar is to evaluate the gradual opening of the Burmese economy, raise market awareness, identify business opportunities, promote networks, and anticipate future potential following the autumn 2015 democratic election in Myanmar.
15 December 2015
Roundtable on Somalia in Paris
Dominik Balthasar gave an input at a Roundtable entitled “Somalia’s hydrocarbon sector: Oiling or spoiling peace and stability?” at the French Ministry of Defense.
09 December 2015
The Business Case for a Conflict Lense
Input by Andrea Iff at the Knowledge Sharing Forum on Fragile and Conflict Situations of the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC.
27-29 October 2015
Andreas Graf moderated a panel on National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights in the ASEAN Region at a CSR Conference jointly organized by the UN and the ASEAN CSR Network in Kuala Lumpur.
22 June 2015
Promoting conflict sensitive business practice: Reflections on experiences
Andreas Graf presented on swisspeace’s work on business and peace at the event, co-organized by the Quakers United Nations Office and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform. More information.
8 June 2015
Human Rights in Tourism Roundtable: Discussion on Sri Lanka
Rina Alluri from swisspeace attended the multi-stakeholder Menschenrechte im Tourismus/Human Rights in Tourism Roundtable event in Frankfurt that focused on the role of tourism in human rights and conflict sensitivity in Sri Lanka. More information.