A recent Summit held on 26 September brought together representatives from Mindanao’s numerous indigenous groups to learn about how their rights will be protected in the newly endorsed Bangsamoro Basic Law, and to develop consensus points for common understanding.
A new report by the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University and peacebuilding NGO Conciliation Resources takes a look at the source of mounting insecurity, its impact on people and on diplomatic relations between governments in the region, asking: what can be done at a regional level?
We invite all victims of the armed conflict in Colombia to participate in a forum for developing proposals that will be brought to negotiations in Havana.
Conciliation Resources' partner, Rosa Emilia Salamanca, Executive Director of Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económica (CIASE) in Colombia will be a keynote speaker at a high level forum organised by the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) and UN Women in New York on 3 September. The event will provide a platform for outstanding women leaders to reflect on and share their everyday peacebuilding experiences and recommendations for the international community.
New research explains how local leaders in east and central Africa and the international community can better protect civilians from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Joseph Kony’s guerrilla group, and reintegrate former members into their communities.
David Anderson QC, the UK’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, has recommended greater dialogue between charities and government departments on counter-terrorism policies. We explain why this recommendation is necessary and welcomed by peacebuilders.
Since the ceasefire in 1994 Azerbaijan and Armenia have remained in deadlock over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region. On 13 June 2014, Conciliation Resources hosted an event and exhibition in Tbilisi, looking at perspectives for peace since the Nagorny Karabakh ceasefire twenty years ago.
From 10-13 June 2014, the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict will take place at the ExCel Centre in London. As part of the summit, Conciliation Resources is organising two free, open events.
The city of Jos in the middle belt of Nigeria was tragically hit by bombs on 20 and 24 May 2014. As local reactions form, community cohesion will be essential in preventing reprisal attacks. Read more about the community-led projects in Jos, which are helping to prevent further violence by strengthening communities.
For the first time, film makers from both sides of the Line of Control have collaboratively made a film on life in Jammu and Kashmir. Faith Divided looks at the impact of conflict on the lives of communities on either side of the divide.