Recent KOFF activities
10 December 2016
Panel discussion on the human rights situation in Latin America
Anna Leissing (KOFF) took part in a panel discussion on the human rights situation in Latin America entitled "Human Rights in Latin America: Hopes and Nightmares". The event is organized by the Latin American Center of Zurich on occasion of the International Human Rights Day. Further Information (Spanish)
7 - 8 December 2016
OSCE Parallel Civil Society Confernce
As a member of the OSCE-wide NGO-network ‘Civic Solidarity Platform’, swisspeace attended the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference in Hamburg on 6 and 7 December 2016. At this event, civil society representatives from across the OSCE regions discussed human dimension issues in the context of the OSCE’s comprehensive security concept. The outcome documents received prominent attention from the German OSCE Chairmanship as well as other OSCE representatives. More Information
1 December 2016
KOFF Roundtable on Empowering women to act for their rights in Israel
The roundtable aimed to shed light on the current situation of Arab women in Israel based on the longstanding engagement of the Kayan - Feminist Organisation with Arab communities in northern Israel. The event took place within the framework of the international Campaign of 16 Days against Gender Based violence. Further information.
24 November 2016
KOFF roundtable on Arms Trade Treaty
In cooperation with Amnesty International Switzerland, KOFF organized a roundtable on the Arms Trade treaty and Swiss arms export practice.
3 November 2016
KOFF roundtable on art and peacebuilding
KOFF and artasfoundation organized a roundtable on art and peacebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. With the participation of the dancer, dance teacher and dramaturge Meret Schleger, Vesna Matovic (International Alert) and Dagmar Reichert (artasfoundation).