The Bangui National Forum opened this week in CAR. Its objective is to finalise a series of recommendations based on peace and security, justice and reconciliation, and economic and social development for long-term peace.
Ongwen is the first member of the LRA to appear before the International Criminal Court. Conciliation Resources' partners from areas affected by the LRA across East and Central Africa give their verdict on whether they think justice will be served.
What happens when young people from either side of the Line of Control (LoC) meet for the first time on neutral territory? We share the intimate reflections from two participants who found common ground and friendship.
A new report provides compelling evidence of the broad and negative impact of terrorist listing on peace and conflict resolution efforts in some of the most difficult conflict settings around the world. Dr Teresa Dumasy examines the implications.
September 21st is World Peace Day. Can such an idea ever be more than an aspiration? Is world peace possible? If we mean resolving or preventing violent conflict, then the answer must surely be “Yes”.
Mahamat Kamoun has been appointed as the Central African Republic's first Muslim prime minister by president Catherine Samba-Panza. Nyeko Caesar Poblicks explains the importance of wider inclusivity and participation in local and national dialogue.
In this article Janet Adama Mohammed, our West Africa Director, explains why young at-risk men are essential to lasting peace in central Nigeria. This piece was originally published in The Guardian.
As the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front meet in Kuala Lumpur, Froilyn Mendoza, founder of TLWOI, shares how she and other indigenous women are fighting for their voices to be heard in the new Bangsamoro Basic Law.
Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, Chairperson of the Philippines’ Government peace panel for negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), spoke to Conciliation Resources about the aims and challenges of the Mindanao peace process as she reflects on the lessons learned from past peacebuilding efforts.
On 25 January 2014 the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front concluded sixteen years of negotiations seeking to putting an end to an armed conflict which originated in 1968. Kristian Herbolzheimer explains the origins of the conflict, details the innovations that led to the deal, outlines the ramifications of the deal itself, and warns that lessons need to be learnt to ensure that the implementation of the agreement is effective.