Conciliation Resources has been facilitating dialogue among Georgians and Abkhaz for almost twenty years – bringing together officials, experts and civil society from either side of the conflict divide. Recently, discussions as part of the Limehouse Discussion Platform, as the informal dialogue is known, have achieved concrete results on the topic of education – helping to improve the lives of those living with the conflict.
Conciliation Resources’ joined 390 civil society organisations and NGOs from 98 countries to write an open letter to United Nations Member States. The letter calls on Member States to prioritise gender equality and women’s rights, and to increase their support for women civil society organisations and women human rights defenders.
Seventeen years ago, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 1325. Read about the different ways we support this resolution on women, peace and security.
ABColombia, a coalition of organisations supporting human rights in Colombia, will host a public conference in London next month in association with Conciliation Resources.
An innovative new learning exchange which took place this month, saw a group of peacebuilders from north east Kenya travel to Liberia to learn more about community peace platforms, cross-border peacebuilding and conflict resolution.
A new survey conducted by Conciliation Resources and the US-based Alliance for Peacebuilding, has found strong backing among Britons for the idea of engaging with armed groups – including those labelled as proscribed terrorist organisations – in order to resolve conflicts around the world.
To mark this year's International Day of Peace, on 21 September, we want to highlight and celebrate the community of people building peace around the world.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the independence of India, Pakistan and the conflict over Jammu and Kashmir, in September 2017 Conciliation Resources facilitated a series of events in London and Washington D.C.
Over the past seven years, four filmmakers, from both the Indian and Pakistani administered sides of Jammu and Kashmir have produced a series of films, despite limited opportunities to meet or communicate across the divide. The films document the lives of the people living in this region and highlight the potential for building bridges across the divide