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International Summer School for Young Peacebuilders in Tübingen

International Summer School for Young Peacebuilders in Tübingen

24 September 2014 – At the 20th September the first Berghof Summer School for Young Peacebuilder started in Tübingen. The Summer School takes place at the Georg Zundel House of the Berghof Foundation.

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Panel Discussion at Ambassadors’ Conference

Panel Discussion at Ambassadors’ Conference

23 September 2014 – On 27th August Berghof Foundation’s Programme Director for Caucasus, Oliver Wolleh participated in a panel discussion on “Peace Mediation – Goals, Instruments and Opportunities of Embassies”

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New book on “Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation”

New book on “Civil Resistance and Conflict Transformation”

08 September 2014 – We are happy to announce that Routledge just published a book edited by Véronique Dudouet, Director of our “Agents of Change for Inclusive Transformation” Programme.

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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

  • 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 >
  • Günther Gugel: Handbuch Gewaltprävention III. Für den Vorschulbereich und die Arbeit mit Kindern. Grundlagen – Lernfelder – Handlungsmöglichkeiten. 2014. Tübingen. Educational & Multimedia. Book >
  • Janel B. Galvanek & Samir Kumar Das: Learning from Governance Initiatives for Conflict Resolution: Local Agency, Inclusive Dialogue and Developmentality. 2014. PDF >