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:

  • Afghan Human Rights Research and Advocacy Organization, Afghanistan
  • African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), United Kingdom
  • Agency for Social, Economic & Cultural Development, Tskhinval/i
  • Al- Balqa' Applied University, Jordan
  • Aluna Psicosocial
  • Association for Development Cooperation (AGEH), Germany
  • Berlin Center for Integrative Mediation (CSSP), Germany
  • Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Germany
  • Center for Conflict Studies and Cultural Diversity, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
  • Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Center for Peace Mediation at the Europa-Universität Viadrina, Germany
  • Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular (CINEP), Colombia
  • City of Tübingen, Germany
  • Clingendael Institute of International Relations - Conflict Research Unit, the Netherlands
  • Common Space Initiative, Lebanon
  • Como Consult GmbH, Germany
  • Conciliation Resources, United Kingdom
  • Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Denmark
  • Dar al-Fatwa, Lebanon
  • Deep South Watch, Thailand
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
  • Escola de Cultura de Pau, Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona (ECP), Spain
  • ESSEC IRENÉ (Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation), France
  • European External Action Service (EEAS), Belgium
  • European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO), Belgium
  • Finn Church Aid, Finland
  • Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Gender and Development Initiative (GDI), Myanmar
  • German-Jordanian Society Reg.Soc.
  • Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), the Netherlands
  • Hrant Dink Foundation (HDF), Turkey
  • Inmedio, Germany
  • Institute for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH), Germany
  • Institut für Politikwissenschaften der Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • Institute of Peace Studies, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • Institute of World Policy (IWP), Ukraine
  • International Center on Conflict and Negotiation, Georgia
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
  • Jordanian Society for Democratic Empowerment, Jordan
  • King Prajadhipok’s Institute, The Office of Peace and Governance, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom
  • Malaviya Centre for Peace Research at Banaras Hindu University (MCPR), India
  • MediatEUr, Belgium
  • Mothers of Abkhazia for Peace and Social Justice
  • Open Horizons Co. Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development - Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC)
  • Peace Counts Network, Germany
  • Peace Development Center, Georgia
  • Peace Information Center, Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Peace Studies Institute, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • People’s College, Thailand
  • Political Development Forum (PDF), Yemen
  • ProPAZ GIZ, Colombia
  • Public Policy and Democracy Studies (PODEM), Turkey
  • Puntland State University, Somalia
  • Regional Development Support Society, Georgia
  • Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • SIMAD University, Somalia
  • Sinergia S.A., Argentina
  • Stanford University, USA
  • Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Germany
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden
  • Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft, Germany
  • Swisspeace, Switzerland
  • Tehran Peace Museum, Iran
  • Theodor Schneller Educational Training Centre, Jordan
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia
  • University of Duisburg Essen
  • University of Jordan (UJ), Jordan
  • University of Law and Political Sciences of Bamako (USJPB), Mali
  • University of Petra, Jordan
  • University of Southern Somalia, Somalia
  • University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • University of Windsor, Canada
  • World Bank, USA
  • World Without Violence, Sukhum/i
  • Zeitenspiegel Reportagen, Germany

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:

  • Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, Germany
  • Berghof Foundation Trust
  • Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Germany
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
  • Deutschen Stiftung Friedensforschung (DSF)
  • European Commission (HORIZON 2020 - EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation)
  • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Amman, Jordan
  • European Union Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)
  • Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Switzerland
  • Federal Foreign Office, Germany
  • Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Initiative "Ein Netz für Kinder", Germany
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
  • Finn Church Aid, Finland
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Germany
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, zivik Funding Programme, Germany
  • City of Hamburg via Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik (IFSH), Germany
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
  • Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), Norway
  • Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan

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.

Working Group on Education and Fragility
INEE is a network of practitioners from international NGOs, UN and government agencies who work to promote education opportunities in crisis or conflict areas. It supports its members amongst others through information sharing and management, advocacy work and providing tools for practice and policy.

The Initiative Mediation Support Deutschland (IMSD) consists of a consortium of five non-governmental organisations that aim to further the knowledge and application of mediation and mediation support in public discourse and Germany’s (foreign) policy and to integrate mediation as one efficient and sustainable instrument of civilian crisis prevention.

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

The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers brings together actors to provide global support for grassroots to international peace and peacebuilding efforts. The aim of the Network is to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of peace-focused efforts by collaboratively supporting and strengthening the positive role of religious and traditional actors in peace and peacebuilding processes.