Recent KOFF activities


31 May 2017

KOFF roundtable

The roundtable was organized on the initiative of the foundation Hirondelle. Together with Ben Moore, the discussion was about how Swiss NGOs can better understand and access European institutions and funding.

31 May 2017

KOFF Annual Assembly

EPLO assisstant director Ben Moore delivered the keynote. The conference was about how our platform could better influence policy decisions on a European level.

April 2017

KOFF annual report 2016

The KOFF annual report 2016: "forging new paths" stood in light of questions regarding KOFF's network activites. The foremost question was how KOFF could improve its policy influencing and how to make use of its network. Read the report in English / German / French

3 April 2017

The 2030 Agenda: a paradigm shift

à propos - The KOFF Peacebuilding Magazine dedicated its April 2017 edition to the new UN-Agenda 2030 and highlights the interdependance of peace and other soustainable development goals to one another. Read it here in English / German / French

23 March 2017

KOFF roundtable on "Peace Agreement in Colombia: What do we learn from Guatemala?"

KOFF discussed the lessons that could be learned from Guatemala's peace process 20 years ago for the ongoing process in Columbia. Civil society representatives from Guatemala and Colombia shared their experience and concluded that it is crucial for the international community not to leave a country after the signing of a peace agreement but to stay and accompany the process further in order to protect vicitms and human rights activits in the long run. Media report (in Spanish).