There is a broad global consensus that inclusion matters in peace processes. And that this does not mean including all of the people all of the time, but making informed decisions about who should be included and how. The challenge now is to better understand what this means in practice, what the barriers to inclusion are, and how these can be overcome.

Drawing on the research and experiences of peacebuilding professionals from around the world, the latest Conciliation Resources’ Accord publication explores the challenges and opportunities for inclusion in peace processes.

In this film, Accord authors Christine Bell, Yusuf Hassan, Deepak Thapa and Graeme Simpson discuss why inclusion matters for peace, and what you can expect from the publication.

Read and download ‘Navigating inclusion in peace processes’ here.

This report is an output of the Political Settlements Research Programme, which is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).