The latest news and commentary from the Berghof Foundation.
Mitigating the climate crisis in SomaliaTowards COP27: Our article series on climate and conflict
Climate change is already a terrifying reality in Somalia. A combination of mitigation strategies and peaceful adaptation can help reduce threats to communities.
- feature 4 Nov 2022
Addressing climate-security risks in IraqTowards COP27: Our article series on climate and conflict
Many regions in Iraq are facing acute water shortages. Inclusive dialogue settings and climate-focused mediation can help with responding to such climate risks.
- feature 2 Nov 2022
New video series on transitional justiceExplore different perspectives on dealing with the past and reconciliation
Visit the new website of our Global Learning Hub for Transitional Justice and Reconciliation to find a video series exploring contemporary issues in the field.
- feature 1 Nov 2022
Video: Observation and monitoring mechanisms in conflict de-escalationCreative approaches, best practices and lessons learned
Watch the video of the event that took a closer look at the ability of third parties to guarantee, observe and accompany processes of conflict de-escalation.
- event 27 Oct 2022
Matching aspirations, missing connectionsPAX and Berghof launch report that calls for EU support to nonviolent movements
The Berghof Foundation and PAX brought the voice of nonviolent movements to Brussels to call on the EU to support their work for peaceful and democratic change.
- blog post 25 Oct 2022
- Author(s) Francesc X. Teodoro Alandete, Véronique Dudouet
Climate vulnerability demands conflict transformation approachesTowards COP27: Our article series on climate and conflict
At the upcoming COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, adaptation will be at the top of the agenda. To be effective, conflict transformation must be a part of that conversation.
- blog post 20 Oct 2022
- Author(s) Tom Breese, Nike Löble, Arrliya Sugal
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
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
“Peaceful coexistence after war needs justice”
Berlin newspaper reports about Berghof symposium on collecting testimonies of war crimes in Ukraine
- feature 12 Oct 2022
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