Report: The EU and the Western Balkans

This report aims to assess the extent to which the European Union’s enlargement process is supporting the work of local grass roots peacebuilders in the countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia. The report deals with the 7 broad issues that concern local peacebuilders the most: Nationalism; transitional justice; returnees; regions of concern; education; […]

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Mainstreaming Conflict Prevention in ACP Countries – Conclusions and Recommendations for the EU

This is the last section of the report Mainstreaming Conflict Prevention – A Study of EU Action in ACP Countries. This section includes conclusions, questions and recommendations generated from research into the EU’s conflict prevention initiatives. Read “Mainstreaming Conflict Prevention – A Study of EU Action in ACP Countries : Conclusions and Recommendations” (pdf – […]

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People are Party to Building Peace

This paper discusses the question:What role can and do non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play in relation to the EU in the context of conflict prevention? It examines the terminology and concepts central to peacebuilding and looks at the role of the European Peacebuilding Liason Office (EPLO) in particular. Read “People are Party to Building Peace – […]

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