Resources

Submission to the Global Study on Women, Peace and Security

Apr 2015
Conciliation Resources put forward its submission to the Global Study on Women, Peace and Security drawing on its support to women peacebuilders and its vision for more inclusive peace processes. The submission includes an in-depth analysis of the Mindanao peace process, and concludes with recommendations for UN member states and agencies.

Peace processes

Jan 2015
This position paper explores current approaches to peace processes and how they should be strengthened in order to promote the conditions for durable peace, and the work we do to support peace processes that go beyond official talks and represent diverse constituencies.

Investing in long-term peace? The new Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

Sep 2014
A new £1 billion Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is set to replace the Conflict Pool (which has supported the UK’s work in addressing conflict and fragility) in April 2015 under the direction of the National Security Council. This brief asks what this change might mean for the direction of the UK's work on conflict prevention.

2013 Annual Report and audited accounts

Aug 2014

Find out about Conciliation Resources activities, impact and finances in 2013.

Gender and peacebuilding

Jun 2014
In recent years the role of gender in armed conflict and peacebuilding has increasingly caught international attention. This position paper explores gender in relation to peacebuilding and conflict prevention, and the work that we do to make peace processes more inclusive.

Accord - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent

Apr 2014
Legitimacy matters for peace. It is the basis of the social and political deals between states and citizens, and local leaders and their communities. Legitimacy transforms coercive power into political authority and is the bedrock of peaceful societies.

Post-2015: A Peacebuilder’s Perspective

Apr 2014
Peace and security, the environment, development and human rights are intrinsically connected. Read our reflections on how violence reduction and the promotion of peace can truly be put at the heart of the post-2015 development framework.

Letter: Effective targets to promote sustainable peace

Apr 2014
To address the underlying drivers of conflict, our definition of peace needs to more than the absence of violence. Conciliation Resources and 32 other civil society groups have sent a joint letter to the UN’s Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals addressing this and identifying effective targets to promote sustainable peace.

Accord - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent (policy brief)

Apr 2014
This 6-page policy brief summarises the findings of Accord 25 - Legitimacy and peace processes: from coercion to consent. It argues that a legitimacy lens should be applied to peace processes by paying attention to priorities of context, consent and change.

Event - Gender and peace in the post-2015 development agenda

Mar 2014
Conciliation Resources and Saferworld are hosting an event to discuss the linkages between gender equality and peace in the post-2015 development framework on Friday 14th March at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

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