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New Report on transforming non-conventional armed groups

New Report on transforming non-conventional armed groups

26 February 2015 – “Fit for negotiation? Options and risks in the political transformation of non-conventional armed groups” is a new report by Berghof staff Katrin Planta and Dr. Véronique Dudouet, as part of a series commissioned by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center (NOREF) and the...

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Policy Dissemination Workshops in Asia on Post-War Inclusive Political Settlements

Policy Dissemination Workshops in Asia on Post-War Inclusive Political Settlements

24 February 2015 – In late January 2015, Berghof Foundation co-organised two national policy discussion events in Kathmandu (Nepal) and Banda Aceh (Indonesia) and a regional forum in Jakarta (Indonesia)

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Start of new DSF-funded research project

Start of new DSF-funded research project

28 January 2015 – We are pleased to announce the start of a new research project on the patterns of interaction between traditional/community-based and modern/state-centred conflict resolution mechanisms.

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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 >

You can find all Berghof Handbook publications here >

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 >

Latest Resources

  • Uli Jäger: Peace Education and Conflict Transformation. 2014. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Uli Jäger: Friedenspädagogik und Konflikttransformation. 2014. Handbook Article. PDF >
  • Silke Pfeiffer: Peace Infrastructure in Colombia. 2014. PDF >
  • Silke Pfeiffer: Infraestructura de Paz en Colombia. 2014. PDF >
  • 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 >