Dealing with the Past Consultancies
Project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, 2016 - 2020
Right to Truth, Truth(s) through Rights: Mass Crimes Impunity and Transitional Justice
The swisspeace Dealing with the Past Program is a partner of this interdisciplinary research project conducted by the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva. The project examines the meanings and functions of the right to truth in contexts of persistent impunity. More information.
Mandate for the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency
Early Warning Systems
Within the framework of the Mandate for the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency Lisa Ott and two consultants from Kenya and East Timor presented potential design options for a governmental early warning mechanism to the Tanzania National Committe for the Prevention of Genocide
26-28 September 2016
Workshop on Memorialization
s wisspeace participated in a workshop on memorialization in Tunisia organized by the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission and UNDP.
5-13 July 2016
Advanced Learning Course for Professionals
swisspeace organized the "Advanced Learning Course for Professionals" on Dealing with the Past in Münchwiler, Switzerland jointly with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. About the course.
15 March 2016
Early Warning Systems
Laurent Goetschel and Lisa Ott gave a presentation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the challenges and opportunities for conflict early warning systems at a workshop of the national committees for the prevention of genocide established in the framework of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region. The workshop was organized by the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation.
Project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and SDC, 2016-2019
Knowledge for peace. Understanding research, policy and practice synergies
The research project “Knowledge for Peace. Understanding research, policy and practice synergies” aims to improve peacebuilding practice by looking at how research and knowledge about peace and its components are generated and how the politics of knowledge production impact policy making. The project focuses on transitional justice processes in Côte d’Ivoire, South Sudan and Mozambique. It is conducted by swisspeace, the University of Juba and the "Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire". The project is part of the “research for development program” (r4d) managed by the Swiss National Science Foundation and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Website
07 - 15 July 2015
Dealing with the Past Advanced Learning Course
swisspeace and the FDFA organized the annual Dealing with the Past Advanced Learning Course for Professionals. Link.