This is a summary of a roundtable discussion organised by Conciliation Resources and the International Security Department at Chatham House. The meeting considered issues associated with peacebuilding engagement with non-state armed groups and UK legislation. It looked at ways to mitigate the negative impact of the legislation in order to maximise the effectiveness of peacebuilding work.
Peacebuilding engagement with proscribed groups and UK legislation
Participants included representatives of peacebuilding and mediation non- governmental organisations (NGOs), humanitarian NGO representatives, legal practitioners and researchers, as well as representatives from the UK Government and regulatory bodies and diplomats.