Women at a recent summit in Mindanao, Southern Philippines, called on the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) to include their views in the drafting of the Basic Law for the new Bangsamoro region.
The Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi have received much attention and scrutiny. Yet less is known about Sochi's neighbours in the fragile South Caucasus.
A landmark consensus agreed by Islamic scholars (Ulema) regarding the waiting period for ‘half-widows’ to remarry in four years will have an unprecedented impact on the lives of Kashmir’s forgotten survivors. Decades of conflict have produced many half-widows, women whose husbands have disappeared but are not yet declared deceased.
Conciliation Resources congratulates the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who, after 16 years of negotiations, have completed the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that settles one of the most protracted armed conflicts in the world.
The Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have come to an agreement on the crucial Annex on Power Sharing. The signing is yet another step towards finally resolving the decades-long armed conflict that has claimed tens of thousands lives in the southern Philippines.
Conciliation Resources is pleased to announce the appointment of new Africa director, Nicola Dahrendorf. Nicola will begin her new role on 6 January 2014. With over twenty years experience in policy, practice and research in the international arena, Nicola has a wide spectrum of experience working in conflict regions in Africa in support of peacebuilding.
A Memorandum of Agreement for the collaboration between Conciliation Resources and The Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) has been signed in the Philippines, paving the way for increased public consultations on the Bangsamoro Basic Law.
Conciliation Resources, welcomes the Humanitarian Assistance Facilitation Act (HAFA) draft legislation introduced to the US House of Representatives. The bill has the potential to help end violent conflicts by removing the threat of prosecution for those engaged in peacebuilding and mediation work with proscribed groups.
The European Partnership for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh (EPNK) has launched a new website, providing information about the EPNK for anyone looking to find out more about initiatives to build peace in the region
Conciliation Resources, launched its first Accord Insight publication: Women Building Peace, at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in Oslo, Norway on Monday 11 November. The report looks at how women have contributed to peace and reconciliation globally and features first-hand accounts of women’s peacebuilding experiences.