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Video: The Nagorny Karabakh Conflict – Perspectives for Peace?

Watch an expert panel discussion and television interview looking at perspectives for peace for Nagorny Karabakh and the current status and challenges of the area.

The History Hour: The Georgian-Abkhaz War

Jonathan Cohen, Director of Programmes, talks to the BBC World Service's The History Hour on the origins and legacies of the Georgian-Abkhaz War.

Studio Re Film Series

A series of joint Georgian-Abkhaz documentary films produced by Conciliation Resources together with our partner Studio Re

The series includes:

Absence of Will: A journey through Georgia's conflict zones

Vakho and Teo, two Georgian university graduates from Tbilisi set out to to try to understand for themselves what caused the war in Abkhazia, and why fifteen years of peace talks the sides are still no nearer to resolving their differences. Halfway through filming, fighting broke out again over South Ossetia so that war became a reality for a brief period for Vakho and Teo making their search for answers more personal and urgent.

Memories Without Borders (English version)

Memories Without Borders is a unique Turkish-Armenian-Azerbaijani documentary, looking at the impacts of troubled histories on individual lives today. At the meeting point between official history and personal lives the film challenges audiences to ask: what do we choose to remember about others, and what do others choose to remember about us?

EU partnership launches new website on Nagorno-Karabakh peacebuilding

The European Partnership for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh (EPNK) has launched a new website, providing information about the EPNK for anyone looking to find out more about initiatives to build peace in the region

What lies between solution and resumption of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict

Oct 2013

In this analysis Conciliation Resources' Caucasus Projects Manager Laurence Broers considers chances for renewed conflict and a lasting peace agreement nearly twenty years after the cease fire in the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorny Karabakh. This article originally appeared on

'Freedom of information for any society is crucial'

Nouneh Sarkissian on how Internews Armenia works with Conciliation Resources to train youth participants in producing peacebuilding films in the South Caucasus

Akhalgori Youth School: 'Forced to take a stand for the sake of our children's future'

In August 2008, after years of missed opportunities to secure a lasting peace, Georgian-South Ossetian tensions erupted into all-out war. The war lasted a matter of days, but people like Tamar – director of the Akhalgori Youth School – will be picking up the pieces for decades.

Reaching across closed borders: remembering and forgetting in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey

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.


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