The latest news and commentary from the Berghof Foundation.
“Only when you understand the past, can you define a vision for the future”Interview with Taras Dzyubanskyy, Ukrainian expert on interreligious dialogue
Read how religion can promote understanding and resilience in Ukraine.
- feature 2 Feb 2023
Exploring religion as a force for conflict transformation
Read how peace practitioners can tap into the potential of religion to transform individuals and communities for the better.
- blog post 26 Jan 2023
- Author(s) Nura Detweiler
Video: Enabling changeGender-transformative approaches to transitional justice
Watch a recording of our event on gender-transformative approaches to transitional justice.
- event 19 Jan 2023
Transformation through artA talk between artists and peacebuilders
Inspired by a recent artist residency, Berghof colleagues discuss with painter Lynne Cameron how art creates space for conflict transformation.
- feature 28 Dec 2022
Violent extremism cannot be countered by governments aloneResults from our PAVE research project
The international research project PAVE launches policy recommendations for governments, civil society leaders, and international policy makers on 7 countries.
- feature 22 Dec 2022
How to respond to local needs during war:An example from Yemen
For the first time in years, representatives of local authorities from several Yemeni governorates met to discuss how they can improve their response to local needs.
- blog post 21 Dec 2022
- Author(s) Hasan Shujaa
Divided or united?The impact of war on Ukrainian national identity
Our consultant Mariia Levchenko interviewed civil society activists across Ukraine on the impact of war on Ukrainian national identity.
- blog post 20 Dec 2022
- Author(s) Mariia Levchenko
If people don’t feel safe, how can they play an active role in negotiating peace?Workshop on security guarantees in peace processes
How can peace facilitators put measures in place to protect all parties during peace processes? Véronique Dudouet co-facilitated a workshop on security guarantees.
- blog post 14 Dec 2022
- Author(s) Véronique Dudouet
Video: No participation without protectionWomen’s rights in areas controlled by armed and political movements
Watch our event where experts discussed the participation and protection of women within political and armed groups in Myanmar.
- event 8 Dec 2022
Video: Climate change, environmental degradation and conflictResponding to environmental breakdown in areas affected by conflict
Watch the video of the event on the overlapping crises of environmental degradation, climate change and violent conflict, and measures to mitigate against them.
- event 2 Dec 2022