News and Insight

Our staff and partners draw on decades of experience, understanding and analysis to make peace possible. As well as news, see their latest thoughtful insights covering violent conflict, peacebuilding, and global events.

March 2022
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Nearly two decades since the end of conflict in Liberia, women’s voices aren’t being fully heard as the country strives for truth and reconciliation. Conciliation Resources, as a partner of the Women Peace and Humanitarian Fund’s Rapid Response Window, is supporting the awarding of short-term grants to two civil society organisations - the Women’s NGO Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) and Liberia Future Trust (LiFT) - with the aim of making the national reconciliation process more inclusive.

March 2022
Insight

Our #SeeTheHuman event series focuses on the real-life experiences of those who have been on the front lines of war and who have managed to bring people together across divides to create peace.

February 2022
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Our Public Empowerment and Community Engagement (PEaCE) for Good Governance project has been working with communities to establish a network of Community Security Working Groups. These groups are open to anyone in the community and provide people with the skills and tools to resolve conflicts and develop better engagement with local government.

February 2022
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The Community Security Toolkit is a guide for developing and mobilising community security activities in the Philippines’ Bangsamoro region to prevent violence and build peace.

February 2022
News

Belgium-based mediation support organisation, mediatEUr has been renamed Conciliation Resources EU to reflect its closer working partnership with international peacebuilding NGO, Conciliation Resources. 

January 2022
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Conciliation Resources is pleased to support the transition of the Women Mediators across the Commonwealth (WMC) network to the London School of Economics, Centre for Women Peace and Security (LSE WPS).

January 2022
Insight

Our #SeeTheHuman event series focuses on the real-life experiences of those who have been on the front lines of war and who have managed to bring people together across divides to create peace.

January 2022
Insight

Whether or not you live somewhere impacted by violent conflict, you can almost certainly relate to feelings of division and hostility within your society. The rise of social media, increasing inequality and other factors are fuelling anger, a lack of tolerance and polarisation in many countries.

December 2021
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“I cannot advocate for non-violence and then join the armed group.” In late 2020, the emergence of a new rebel movement led to a fresh escalation of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR). Like many other young men (and some young women), Christophe* felt pressure to join them.

December 2021
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We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our long-term partner and friend Avaz Hasanov, and convey our sincere and heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

November 2021
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Adi Vasulevu is the Executive Director of Transcend Oceania, a peacebuilding organisation based in Fiji. As part of ongoing discussions around COP26, we spoke to Adi about her work and the challenges facing Fijians including climate change and COVID-19.

November 2021
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As politicians, scientists and activists meet in Glasgow to discuss tackling climate change at COP26, Florence Swamy argues that we must not forget about the people on the frontlines of the climate emergency.