Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

The Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) is a South-North non-governmental coalition of peacebuilding organizations that coordinates and supports civil society participation in the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS).

The goals of CSPPS are to develop and strengthen the voice and capacity of civil society at national and global levels to engage in the process of the International Dialogue – in agenda setting, policy negotiation, and in the roll out and implementation of the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States. The CSPPS strives to infuse peacebuilding values and concerns into the International Dialogue and in related policy processes, globally.

This website presents the work of CSPPS and latest progress and news from the countries and international processes where it is acting to safeguard and solidify civil society engagement in .. processes related to peacebuilding and statebuilding. In all its activities the platform strives to voice the views and concerns of people living in places affected by conflict and fragility.  Ongoing, full and meaningful civil society engagement is critical to have these voices heard in the development arena and to optimize state-society relations. 


Enhancing capacities for better governance

24 June 2016 Members of the likeminded Somali Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), representing different organizations from all over Somalia, Somali diaspora together with human rights and gender champions, and invited experts from Eastern Africa region, participated in...

Identifying sources of resilience

20 June 2016   People working to build peace in fragile contexts tend to focus their attention on the fault-lines of a country, the nature of broken relationships and mistrust that are at the heart of a society's fragility. Those efforts often overlook...

Towards Tangible Action and Resilent Outcomes. CSPPS at the 5th IDPS Global meeting, Stockholm, Sweden (April 2016)

In the recently adopted Stockholm Declaration Addressing Fragility and Building Peace in a Changing World, CSPPS and other leaders reconfirmed the pivotal importance of the New Deal as means by which the root causes of fragility and violence can be addressed.

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07/07 Berlin, Germany
The CSPPS will convene its Core Group (CG) membership from 7 to 9 July 2016 in Berlin, Germany for its annual meeting. The CG will be brought together four months after the CSPPS Executive...
03/06 Nairobi, Kenya
IDPS stakeholders will meet from 3 to 4 June to work out the details of the renewed mandate of the International Dialogue at the World Bank hub in Nairobi. The meeting will also review the...
01/06 Nairobi, Kenya
The meeting of the IDPS Implementation Working Group will address crucial issues for the implementation of the New Deal at country level, taking stock of the last meeting in Abidjan (May 2015);...

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