Basel Peace Forum

The Basel Peace Forum intends to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding. About 120 decision-makers from business, diplomacy, academia and civil society from 20 countries met on 15 and 16 January 2017 in Basel to rethink peace. The discussions led to the recommendations to world leaders to take up responsibility for peace. The next Basel Peace Forum will be in 2018. Learn more

KOFF Roundtables

The Policy and Platform Program supports the organization of KOFF Roundtables on the priority regions and topics of swisspeace. These roundtables bring together representatives from governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as academia, to network, exchange and share experience and lessons learned, and foster synergies and common approaches. Learn more

Working groups

The Policy and Platform Program hosts, among others, the working group on Women, Peace & Security. Learn more

Civic Solidarity Group

swisspeace runs the secretariat of the Civic Solidarity Platform, a platform in the OSCE region which brings together non-governmental organizations committed to improving the human rights and human security.

Parliamentary group

The Policy and Platform Program holds the secretariat of the Swiss parliamentary group on peacebuilding. Read the press release

Joint learning processes

Joint learning processes in local contexts induce out-of-the-box strategic and political thinking. They go beyond the usual selectoral analysis and technical answers by bringing together partners from civil society, governments, the business sector as well as researchers. Learn more