swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It analyses violent
conflicts and develops strategies for their peaceful transformation.
swisspeace aims to contribute 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.
swisspeace is an associated Institute of the University of Basel and
member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. Its most
important partners and clients are the Swiss Federal Department of
Foreign Affairs, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and
Innovation, international organizations, think tanks and NGOs.