News

Feb 2015

Congratulations to our partners, the Women, Peace and Security Collective for Reflection and Action for receiving the 2015 Pax Christi International Peace Award. This prize serves as an acknowledgement of their tireless work to promote peace at community level in Colombia and challenge women’s traditionally limited peacebuilding roles. 

May 2014
For the first time, all 25 editions of Conciliation Resources' Accord publications are now available to download as free e-books. Download your copies now!
Apr 2014
Legitimacy matters for peace. It defines the social and political deals between states and citizens, and local leaders and communities. The new edition of Accord focuses on legitimacy, and the ways that it can help build more equitable and sustainable peace.
Mar 2014
A diverse group of participants from across the country are taking part in the Fiji Young Women's Forum. This three-day event provides a space for young women leaders to come together to discuss the specific needs that they have in common, & share perspectives ahead of Fiji’s first election since 2006
Mar 2013
During a three-day People’s Forum, more than forty civil society representatives met in Suva to share ideas on Fiji's constitutional reform process. To stimulate further discussion the workshop’s outcomes statement is available, along with a paper analysing the key provisions in the government’s own newly published draft constitution.
Mar 2013
Colombia could soon be approaching the end of the protracted armed conflict with the FARC, but more involvement of civil society in the peace process is needed and lessons from other negotiation processes should be considered. Our Colombia Programme Director, Kristian Herbolzheimer, joins the conversation in London this March.
Feb 2013
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.
Oct 2012
Conciliation Resources has launched professionally translated websites in French, Russian and Spanish, in an effort to inform more people about conflicts affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals.
Sep 2012
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.
Aug 2012
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.

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