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Peace processes and mediation

© ICRC / E. Bouvet / ao-d-00138-02
© ICRC / E. Bouvet / ao-d-00138-02

To support the work of policy-makers and practitioners, NOREF produces resources and organizes events on the development of thinking and practice in the field of peacebuilding. NOREF also facilitates information-sharing and coordination among Norwegian actors in particular areas of peacebuilding practice, such as on the management of civilian capacities for international deployment.

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Peacebuilding in practice
Picture by UNDP in Europe and Central Asia under CC license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/legalcode To support the work of policy-makers and practitioners, NOREF produces resources and organizes events on the development of thinking and practice in the field of peace...
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Publications

Women political leaders and peacebuilding
NLD candidate meets the local contact_judithbluepool_(CC BY-NC 2.0) Clare Castillejo 12 May 2016
Over the past 15 years there has been growing recognition of the gender-differentiated impact of conflict, the opportunities to promote women’s rights that post-confli... more  
Political parties and peacebuilding
Well_red_Sirensongs with CC licence from Flickr CC BY 2.0 Clare Castillejo 27 January 2016
International peacebuilding actors have so far been wary of engagement with political parties. However, there is growing recognition of the importance of working with... more  
On inclusivity. The role of norms in international peace mediation
Corinne von Burg 16 September 2015
This paper published in collaboration with swisspeace sheds light on the norm of inclusivity within an analytical framework that was developed as a result of a researc... more  
Policy brief: The role of norms in international peace mediation
Work for peace by Kate Ter Har with CC licence from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/katerha/5011523462/in/photolist-8CRnjW-oFSaei-5e9qcX-rvmzmD-pdSx5r-oYmgzF-9Mhgft-7jGbHy-cYLet-saHduV-83nREN-oFSba6-rFbxH4-cjNfZ3-oFRVdo-67sL-pdRmRK-7p5spj-87yiWG-pdRicF-bWY6xp-4euk4W-c7VsWj-oWjZBd-oFSjH1-pdSdew-pdSchw-kG89h9-amc765-efXH33-j2cFL-s8Qjpg-pvmuLp-2b7iXd-rFbxvv-rF4e2m-rF4e5C-7XHiH-5ZDNCC-oYjqYS-bBsQCu-6R5wZv-ptjqMj-pdRnC4-6s7JNz-oWjZAG-oFR6To-rnkqJa-pdRpJt-kUP42N Sara Hellmüller , Julia Palmiano Federer , Mathias Zeller 20 May 2015
This policy brief  aims to explore how the normative framework influences mediation practice and makes some practical suggestions intended to provide clarity arou... more  
The role of norms in international peace mediation
Arte Callejera Bogotá by dawn paley with CC license from flickr 5 May 2015
The normative framework in mediation has grown, making mediation considerably more complex. Based on the interview findings, this report offers some ideas of how media... more  
The design and architecture of peace processes: lessons learned in the wake of crises
Banksy_Armoured Peace Dove by eddiedangerous with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/eddiedangerous/2131727813/in/photolist-atjk9Z-j2Ao4-iyNxU-iYZum-4HVMhQ-4HVNo5-4JwaGU-4JwaLd-6hrKzm-4JU3Ji-6xsQDt-nDCMBr-pB4W4A-4fnEpP-btVY6g-4K1x2K-8Yn7sg-4LnWtR-qgvzhb-4HVN5Y-4JJ7AW-j7mmEF-4JDRBz-7otTRV-4HVNu9-egbCom-gp2USQ-9GyXD6-dcaeVN-65DExN-4JwaYs-nDC55m-kx3AU-j4pNa-4L3F3W-4KJSHh-4frDr1-5RL6ZC-qxTCHF-ig3cm-cRjF3J-4LnVU4-4Kh93F-qgsFvN-4Kmqdf-7t44k3-gp2sp7-gp2Qfv-qgBRKD-4Kh9gF Vicenç Fisas 23 April 2015
Although all conflicts, and therefore all negotiations, are different, substantial national and international experience in handling negotiations shows that there are... more  
The quest for peace: the Aquino administration’s peace negotiations with the MILF and CPP-NPA-NDF
Photo by Asian Development Bank, under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Richard Javad Heydarian 30 March 2015
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is as the largest rebel group in the Philippines, boasting as many as 11,000-12,000 troops in its ranks, while the CPP-NPA-NDF... more  
Libya's absent national dialogue
Suk by Sabine Scheele with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/sabinescheele/6766019837/in/photolist-biTBYr-eG9hcc-biTqSK-9oYjSh-kAAirU-bmq9XG-b8PGX2-b8PV6B-9jH9sE-7pQ6ZH-9ciiDw-93PjHK-9ttDQf-9kWoVh-4DYi2p-4E3xwy-brdGs6-9ttHq5-aVsG5a-az9D3f-b6Mvin-9oVmQ8-az9yNE-awc3Cf-6wYngG-31ZYLR-nVVL35-9oYrA7-nVWLXi-9ttAKA-9ttEZw-9oYrRw-obnY9S-4pkAVa-6SuT2R-nVVQEH-9m2vpe-93PP6X-h3oyD-ksYc46-fUyLDJ-4DDFBA-4DKLyx-ogEqcj-xLRpM-ofs8FW-nVVvRS-dj56om-aZLu7T-kcoSMJ Mustafa Fetouri 13 February 2015
Libyans need to reach a consensus on how to proceed through a process of inclusive national dialogue to achieve national reconciliation. However, the country’s politic... more  

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