swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. swisspeace contributes to the improvement of conflict prevention and conflict transformation by producing innovative research, shaping discourses on international peace policy, developing and applying new peacebuilding tools and methodologies, supporting and advising other peace actors, as well as by providing and facilitating spaces for analysis, discussion, critical reflection and learning.
The swisspeace Mediation Program supports ongoing mediation, negotiation and dialogue processes and conducts mediation-related research projects. It provides training and coaching for mediators, diplomats, UN staff, peacebuilding practitioners and representatives of conflict parties, and brings together stakeholders in peace processes by creating opportunities for dialogue. It cooperates closely with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the EU, the UN and partner organizations across the world.
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