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Faith-based women mediators play an important role in conflict transformation, but they also face specific challenges.

Video: Women faith-based mediators: Innovation through tradition?

Watch our online panel discussion on the role of women in faith-based mediation.

  • event 18 Oct 2022
Tour guide in Sabratha, Libya |

Video: Libya – quo vadis?Challenges and opportunities for peace, and the role of the international community

Watch the video of our online panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for peace in Libya.

  • event 14 Oct 2022
Together with “The Reckoning Project”, Berghof organised a symposium on testimony collection and transitional justice in Ukraine.

“Peaceful coexistence after war needs justice”

Berlin newspaper reports about Berghof symposium on collecting testimonies of war crimes in Ukraine

  • feature 12 Oct 2022
A destroyed school in CHERNIHIV, Ukraine |

Collecting testimony and transitional justice in Ukraine

During an international symposium, we discussed testimony collection during the war in Ukraine and how it can lay the foundations of transitional justice processes.

  • feature 5 Oct 2022
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"Peace education is not a trouble shooter".Recommendations for the future of peace education

A study by the Berghof Foundation shows that peace education is more important than ever. Its approaches must be structurally anchored in the education system.

  • feature 4 Oct 2022
A picture of the historic Cairo Castle overlooking the city of Taiz, Yemen.

Video: Where next for peacebuilding in YemenReflections from a decade of political dialogue support

Watch the video of our online panel discussion where experts reflected on our work in Yemen over the past ten years, and what’s next.

  • event 28 Sep 2022
Inclusive processes involve actors from differing backgrounds and perspectives to all be included in decision-making.

Why inclusivity mattersPerspectives from our staff on International Day of Peace 2022

Including all groups of society is essential to achieving peace. On this year’s Peace Day, we take a closer look at inclusivity in peace processes.

  • feature 21 Sep 2022
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Feminist foreign policy must be about justice and participation

Shifting power asymmetries, systemic reflection and inclusivity should be key to a feminist foreign policy.

  • blog post 12 Sep 2022
  • Author(s) Beatrix Austin
Afghan families protesting at UNHCR in New Delhi to be given refugee status in India.

One year after the fall of Kabul: Why the West should talk with the Taliban

In his op-ed for German magazine "Der Spiegel", our Executive Director argues for constructive dialogue in Afghanistan.

  • blog post 11 Aug 2022
  • Author(s) Andrew Gilmour
A ceramic rooster on top of a kitchen cabinet that survived aerial bombing in Borodianka. The rooster became a symbol of resistance for many Ukrainians.

Peace for Ukrainians means their own resilience to withstand aggression:Interview with Ukrainian peace researcher Tetiana Kyselova

To support Ukrainian peacebuilders, international organisations need to listen to local activists and their needs.

  • feature 3 Aug 2022
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