Statehood & Conflict

Dynamics of state formation are intrinsically linked to the history of conflicts. The swisspeace Statehood & Conflict Program works on democracy promotion mandates, and conducts research and training on violent conflict, fragility and statebuilding in conflict and post-conflict contexts, including methodologies actors can adopt to work successfully in such environments.

Latest Activities and Publications

20 December 2014, SRF

Der arme Tschad muss Flüchtlingsströmen standhalten

Radio interview with Didier Péclard. Link.


17 December 2014

Implementation of the New Deal Concept in South Sudan

Expert group roundtable meeting on the implementation of the New Deal Concept in South Sudan.


Hellmüller, Sara, 2014

Que signifie la paix en République Démocratique du Congo : des perspectives locales sur les stratégies internationales

Annuaire français de Relations Internationales, Vol. XV


Mandate for VW Stiftung

Youth and Politics in Angola

Within the scholarship of Koné Gnangadjomon financed by the VW Stiftung, he and Didier Péclard conducted research on politics in Angola and the role of the Youth demanding the resignation of President dos Santos.


20 November 2014

NGO Security in Fragile Contexts

KOFF roundtable with the participation of Ambassador Ralph Heckner, head of the Crisis Maganagement Centre (FDFA), Peter Staudacher, Security Advisor (Caritas) and Moritz Wyss (Peace Watch Switzerland). Programme