Read this annual review of our work in 2016. Highlights include: reconciling community tensions in Ebola-affected areas of West Africa, working with youth to build peace in Kashmir and the release of our Accord publication on 'transforming broken relationships'.
Last week the United Nations Security Council announced a new Secretary-General (UNSG). António Guterres, former head of the UN refugee agency and Portuguese prime minister, will take up the position at the start of 2017, succeeding Ban Ki-moon.
Read this annual review of our work in 2015. Highlights include: signing of the 'Accra Declaration' in West Africa, celebration of the seventh anniversary of trade across the Line of Control in Kashmir and the empowerment of women in the Bangsamoro, the Philippines.
This document is a joint commitment signed by Conciliation Resources and 24 other leading humanitarian and peacebuilding organisations ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit 23-24 May. The Peace Promise aims to create greater coordination and synergy between peacebuilding, humanitarian and development efforts.
The Plan sets out our direction and ambitions for the period 2016-2020 allowing us to pursue and measure changes through our work over a medium term period. It frames our programmatic and policy work and provides the framework for our organisational results.
In this video, three participants from an Accord joint analysis workshop reflect on the importance of reconciliation for their societies to overcome the legacies of violence, and the challenges faced in promoting it to build peace.
Reconciliation is increasingly acknowledged as an important component in responding to legacies of violence in order to build sustainable peace. Yet reconciliation initiatives have struggled to achieve the transformative impact needed to create the space for inclusive peacebuilding to take place.
This short video is based on Conciliation Resources' experience in conflict-affected contexts and draws on our participatory approach to conflict analysis.
The gender and conflict analysis toolkit can be used in a variety of ways: to conduct peace and conflict analysis in a given context; to deepen understanding of the concept of gender; or as conflict analysis training materials.
For international NGOs and local civil society actors and communities, engaging with armed groups for peaceful ends carries immediate risks to physical security and to reputation, given the political sensitivities of the task. Likewise running peacebuilding programmes in conflict contexts where armed groups operate is complex and high-risk. If the group is on a terrorist list then these risks only multiply.
Peace, security, a future: basic needs that people in the midst of violent conflict desperately want and seek. However, building back trust, livelihoods, institutions and relationships is a complex and long-term endeavours, full of steps forward and back. This is the task of peacebuilding. And we can’t afford not to do it. Here are just three reasons why peacebuilding matters today.
Conciliation Resources' submission to the UK government to influence its Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), which identifies the threats facing UK national security and the means by which the government will respond to these.
This Toolkit provides practical guidance to peacebuilding practitioners on gender and conflict analysis. It is based on Conciliation Resources' experience in conflict-affected contexts and draws on our participatory approach to conflict analysis. The Toolkit was developed over a two-year time frame and involved various members of staff, partners, and numerous external experts.