Building Peace


Building Peace

Violent conflict remains a core obstacle to development. Intractable and protracted crises are increasing. The parallel resolutions by General Assembly and Security Council on the review of the peacebuilding architecture introduced a renewed approach to addressing the root causes of conflict, embodied in the concept of ‘sustaining peace’.

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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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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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