Our Partners

The belief that partnerships lead to better results is one of the core values underlying our approach. The potential, needs and interests of our partners combined with our own expertise shape what we do and how we do it. Collaborating with partners and donors allows us to create higher levels of synergy and effectiveness. The following list comprises an illustrative sample of our partners.

In the past we have collaborated with, or have received support from many partners all over the world. These include:

  • Aceh Policy Institute (API), Aceh/Indonesia
  • Afghan Human Rights Research and Advocacy Organisation (AHRRAO), Afghanistan
  • Centre for Nonviolent Action (CNA), Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular (CINEP), Colombia
  • Centro Internacional de Toledo para la Paz (CITpax), Spain
  • Como Consult, Germany    
  • Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA), USA   
  • Conciliation Resources, UK   
  • Cooperación entre Estado y Sociedad Civil para el Desarrollo de la Paz (CERCAPAZ/GIZ), Colombia
  • Deep South Watch, Thailand
  • Entwicklungspolitisches Zentrum in Reutlingen (EPIZ), Germany 
  • Faculty for Latin-American Social Sciences (FLACSO), El Salvador
  • Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Friends for Peace (FFP), Nepal
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany
  • Human Rights Information and Training Center (HRITC), Yemen
  • Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR), South Africa
  • In Transformation Initiative, South Africa
  • PAX, Netherlands
  • Peace Counts Network, Germany
  • People’s College, Thailand
  • Political Development Forum, Yemen
  • Regional Social and Cultural Fund for Palestinian Refugees and Gaza Population, Jordan
  • Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • Sudd Institute, South Sudan
  • Theodor Schneller Educational Training Centre, Jordan
  • Universidad Catolica Boliviana (UCB), Bolivia
  • University of Stanford, USA
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • University of Windsor, Canada
  • Young Facilitators Group, Abkhazia/Georgia/South-Ossetia

Our Funders

Our project work benefits from the generous funding of many donors who support our mission of creating space for conflict transformation. Among our donors from all over the world are:

  • The Asia Foundation, USA
  • Church Development Service, Germany
  • Civil Peace Services (ZFD), Germany
  • Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism (COBERM), Georgia
  • Department for International Development (DFID)/Global Conflict Prevention Tool, UK
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany
  • European Union
  • Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Switzerland
  • Federal Foreign Office (AA), Germany
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany
  • Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA), Austria
  • Ford Foundation, USA
  • Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK
  • Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Germany
  • Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, Germany
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany
  • German Agro Action (Deutsche Welthungerhilfe), Germany
  • German Development Institute (DIE), Germany
  • German Foundation for Peace Research, Germany
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa/zivik), Germany
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
  • Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, UK
  • Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), Norway
  • Protestant Agency for Diakonie and Development, Germany
  • Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan
  • Stiftung Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Baden-Württemberg (SEZ), Germany
  • Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Sweden
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland
  • The City of Tuebingen, Germany
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
  • Weltfriedensdienst e.V. (WFD), Germany

Memberships and Networking

The Berghof Foundation is a member of the following organisations and platforms providing opportunities for networking with like-minded partners in order to better achieve its goals:

The European Peace Liaison Office is a European association of non-governmental organisations which are engaged in peacebuilding, crisis prevention and conflict resolution. Being a platform for collaboration amongst a community of like-minded partners, it is also lobbying for a more prominent role of peaceful tools and strategies in the policies of the European Union. EPLO’s office is located in Brussels, Belgium.

The Platform is a German network of associates, aiming to promote peaceful conflict management. It is designed as an open network.

The Mediation Support Network’s mission is to promote and improve mediation practice, processes and standards to address political tensions and armed conflict.