Peacebuilding charity Conciliation Resources has released an innovative Turkish-Armenian-Azerbaijani documentary film exploring how violence in the past continues to cast long shadows over a divided region.
Over the past year the security situation in eastern DRC has deteriorated significantly as military and armed group activity and ethnic tensions have increased. Conciliation Resources, as part of a group of 19 local and international organisations, is calling for strengthened international oversight and commitment to peace.
Moving on from years of instability and addressing the tensions that drive conflict is a significant governance challenge in the Mano River Union region. At a recent workshop, participants in District Platforms for Dialogue shared experiences from three countries on how they're working to affect positive change in their borderland communities.
On 15 January the Government of Fiji declared their intention to amend the draft constitution that had been delivered to them by the Constitution Commission of Fiji in December 2012. Amid this changing situation, Conciliation Resources continues to support our local Fiji partner organisations in their efforts to engage with the constitutional development process.
What is the impact on Lebanon of deteriorating regional stability, in particular Syria and the wider Arab Spring? How can the Lebanese put their own needs first - and how can international partners support them? Peacebuilding NGO Conciliation Resources is offering analysis and expert interview opportunities to members of the press about priorities to secure peace in Lebanon. It will present findings from its Accord publication, Positive Peace for Lebanon, to audiences in Washington DC and New York from 11-14 December.
In advance of a news conference about the Colombian peace talks this Wednesday 17 October 2012, peacebuilding NGO Conciliation Resources is releasing some analysis and expert interview opportunities to members of the press.
The Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro reached today – 7 October – between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signals an end to more than four decades of armed conflict in Mindanao.
Conciliation Resources, as part of the International Contact Group, has been providing first-hand advice and support to the Philippines peace process. Today, with the announcement of a Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro, we commend the perseverance shown by the Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
In what ways can national and regional governments have a positive impact on the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict? At a recent two-day workshop in Bangui, the Regional Civil Society Task Force discussed what is effective, before sharing their recommendations at meetings with the Prime Minister of CAR and international diplomats.
A series of important dialogue events are now in progress that will help shape Fiji's governance, and restore democracy for the first time since the 2006 coup. Every Fijian has the opportunity to make their voice heard on these vital issues – the Constitution Commission, including chairman Yash Ghai, is gathering opinions from all sections of society.