Geneva Peace Week: Presentation of the National Dialogue Handbook


In collaboration with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, German Federal Foreign Office and swisspeace, Luxshi Vimalarajah, Programme Director of the Dialogue, Mediation & Support Structures programme at Berghof Foundation, introduced the National Dialogue Handbook at the Geneva Peace Week while taking part in the panel:  „National Dialogues as platforms for peaceful conflict transformation – a suitable approach for Syria?“ Oliver Wils, Programme Director of Berghof’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) programme, joined Mrs Vimalarajah in the panel discussions that focused on the viability of National Dialogues in the context of Syria and explored under which conditions it can become a mechanism for sustainable and peaceful transformation.