Building Peace


Building Peace

The lessons learned from centuries of strife, indicate that building and sustaining peace is an ongoing process, demanding participation from diverse actors at all levels of society. Through the Building Peace programme we work to promote inclusive, coherent and sustainable strategies for peacebuilding in countries that are at risk of violent conflict. We aim to contribute to more resilient and stable states and societies.

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Development Dialogue Series

Dialogue in Peacebuilding: Understanding Different Perspectives

Our most recent volume aims to deepen understanding and awareness of dialogue as a critical aspect of and tool for peacebuilding.

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Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Despite the spirit of the parallel resolutions 70/262 and 2282 and their endorsement of the term 'Sustaining Peace', there is still a gap in understanding what this means in practice and the implications of the changes called for at the regional and country levels. The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) are convening a series of roundtable discussions in New York on the topic of Sustaining Peace.

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International Training for Dialogue and Mediation

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Join us for the 2020 International Training for Dialogue and Mediation - a yearly programme designed for practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and mid-level leaders from international and regional organisations, civil society and universities. Over the course of ten days participants become acquainted with the latest research on dialogue and mediation, guided by skilled experts, and jointly reflect on its applicability to their ongoing work while developing a network of colleagues from other countries.

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Applying Sustaining Peace

In 2016-2018 the Foundation held a workshop series to support better understanding of recent sustaining peace resolutions and the actions needed to implement them.

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