Category: Spotlight

  • ‘Peace is in our hands’ – Women take the Lead to Rebuild Trust

    ‘Peace is in our hands’ – Women take the Lead to Rebuild Trust

    Rebuilding trust after traumatic experiences of civil war and devastating violent conflicts in the region, the idea of the ‘Women’s Situation Room’ (WSR) was born out of urgent necessity in preparation for peaceful presidential elections in Liberia in 2011. A women- and youth-led approach to mitigating, reducing and managing violence during the electoral cycle, including conflict […]

  • Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in uncertain times – What’s New?

    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in uncertain times – What’s New?

    The session will explore how peacebuilding actors, with particular emphasis on intra-State and local actors, ensure that their efforts in stabilizing peace and promoting security and development generate maximum and more sustainable desired impact. This task, conceptually and operationally challenging under normal circumstances in a developing country context, is currently made more challenging under the […]

  • ‘They lie to us…’ – Liberian Gang Youth talks about Rebuilding Trust

    ‘They lie to us…’ – Liberian Gang Youth talks about Rebuilding Trust

    The most pervasive pattern of gang violence and organised crime in Liberia which stems from the 14year civil war is the involvement of state / political actors in developing structures that sponsors disenfranchised youth (violent disrupters) to perpetrate negative acts of political vigilantism during elections. With time, these aggressive activities have transcended elections to everyday […]

  • Geneva Peace Week 20

    Geneva Peace Week 20

    The Geneva Peace Week 2020 has been officially launched and the program for the peace week is now live. This year is a brand new edition, moved entirely online. #GPW20 aims to amplify the global voices, expertise, and wisdom that we need to collectively pursue creative solutions to the most difficult peace and security challenges we […]