News

New Publication on Peace Infrastructure in Colombia

New Publication on Peace Infrastructure in Colombia

16 October 2014 – Colombia has a broad array of institutions tasked with different functions that support peace-building. Drawing on the concept of Infrastructure for Peace, the Berghof paper “Peace Infrastructure in Colombia”

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New Berghof Handbook Article on Peace Education

New Berghof Handbook Article on Peace Education

16 October 2014 – We are proud to present a new core article in our Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation. From one of our foremost practitioner-experts, Uli Jäger, comes an in-depth assessment of peace education

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Jordanians complete a training for nonviolent education

Jordanians complete a training for nonviolent education

15 October 2014 – 26 Jordanian teachers and educators have successfully completed a qualification course in nonviolent education at the Berghof Foundation.

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Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation

The Berghof Handbook is a constantly evolving and developing online platform dedicated to collecting and reflecting cutting-edge knowledge and experience for scholars and practitioners working on transforming violent ethnopolitical conflict. It comes in the form of articles and a dialogue series.

Handbook Articles are commissioned expert contributions on the state of the art of the field. Articles >

Handbook Dialogues raise key critical issues which are then debated among scholars and practitioners from different disciplines and world regions. Dialogues >

Feature

National Dialogue

“National Dialogues” are often created to unite countries after a civil war or other violent traumatic experiences. Based on a broad mandate, National Dialogues bring together all relevant national stakeholders and actors (state and non-state) on key conflict issues, such as state reform and state-building. more >

Training Opportunity

A Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) course on National Dialogue & Peace Mediation will be offered by the Berghof Foundation and swisspeace from 19-28 January 2015 in Basel, Switzerland. Registration deadline: 31 October 2014. more >

Latest Resources

  • Uli Jäger: Peace Education and Conflict Transformation. 2014. Handbook Article. more >
  • Uli Jäger: Friedenspädagogik und Konflikttransformation. 2014. Handbook Article. more >
  • Silke Pfeiffer: Peace Infrastructure in Colombia. more >
  • Silke Pfeiffer: Infraestructura de Paz en Colombia. more >
  • Anne Romund: Frieden lernen mit Reportagen. 2014. Tübingen. Educational & Multimedia. PDF >
  • Véronique Dudouet (Ed.): Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation: Transitions from armed to nonviolent struggle. 2014. London: Routledge. Book >
  • Janel B. Galvanek: Supporting Negotiations for Peace in Afghanistan. 2014. Policy Brief No. 4. PDF >
  • Marike Blunck: ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’: Nepal’s Road Ahead After the Second Constituent Assembly Elections. 2014. Policy Brief No. 3. PDF >