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Nigeria Discusses International Dialogue Membership

19 May 2017 The Federal Government of Nigeria in partnership with the CSPPS Country Team in Nigeria organized a well-attended and successful consultative conference on 11th May 2017 focusing on  the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding...

Exploring Potentials for the Implementation of New Deal and IDPS Principles in Nigeria

11 May 2017       On 11 May 2017, a multi-stakeholder conference on the International Dialogue for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS) is scheduled to take place in Abuja, Nigeria. The International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and...

An Empowered and Robust Civil Society for an Inclusive Validation of Guinea Bissau Fragility Assessment

30 March 2017 As part of the New Deal implementation and strengthening of civil society organizations (CSOs) role in Guinea-Bissau, Voz di Paz in collaboration with the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) organized a training...

Comoros - Coalesce Civil Society Coalition for Greater Coordination

27 March 2017   Photo Credit:  CSPPS Secretariat   A CSPPS team composed of Peter van Sluijs (Coordinator of the CSPPS Secretariat) and Georges Tshionza Mata (Regional Coordinator of PREGESCO and CSPPS Focal Point in the...

Sierra Leone Youth Takes Center Stage

17 March 2017 On 28 February 2017, the Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) in Sierra Leone in close partnership with the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding organized a launch event of the UN Security Council Resolution 2250...

Strategic Steps for Policy Influence - CSPPS Scoping Mission in the Union of the Comoros

20 February 2017     Photo credit: CSPPS Secretariat (Moroni, Feb 2017)   From 19th to 24th February 2017, a CSPPS team composed of Peter van Sluijs (Coordinator CSPPS Secretariat) and Georges Tshionza Mata (Regional...

The Network of West and Central African NGO National Platforms (REPAOC) draws lessons from the Gambian presidential elections

29 January 2017 On 1st December 2016, Gambia elected a new President in accordance with the Constitution of The Republic of Gambia. The subsequent seizure of power by the outgoing President, Yahya Jammeh was identified as a blatant violation of the...

Building Peace from the Inside-Out: Growing Inclusive, People and Community-Centered Peacebuilding and Development in Sierra Leone – 9 to 12 November 2016

26 January 2017 From the early days of Sierra Leonean crisis, women's groups played important roles in initiatives to end the violence and promote a sustainable solution to the community still bearing in their bodies and souls fresh wounds from the civil war that...

Confronting challenges towards a more resilient future: Brussels Conference for the Central African Republic

17 November 2016 Location: Brussels Over the last years the Central African Republic (CAR) has made considerable progress and the country has displayed a strong commitment and willingness to embark on a pathway towards stability, recovery and development...

Building sustainable peace requires active youth involvement

30 October 2016 Nigeria launches United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250     The Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa (CSDEA) in collaboration with the Global Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding...

Focal Points training workshop on the implementation of the New Deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

19 October 2016 CSPPS Country Team in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo organized a training workshop for DRC Provincial Civil Society Focal points on Assessments of Fragility Risks . The workshop was held from 18 to 21 July 2016 in Kinshasa aiming at...

Afghan Civil Society joins the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan - From 4 to 5 October 2016

30 September 2016 The European Union and the government of Afghanistan will co-host the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan (BCA) on 5 October 2016. This conference will gather up to 70 countries and 20 international organizations and agencies. It will provide a...

International Day of Peace : ‘Embracing the New Global Framework for Peace’

21 September 2016 Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The new ambitious 2030...

UN Migration Summit on 19 September 2016 : CSPPS Statement on Peace and Migration

19 September 2016 On this day –  The UN General Assembly will be hosting a high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach. This is the first time the...

CSPPS Annual Report 2015: Towards Peaceful and Inclusive Societies

02 September 2016 We welcome you to our 2015 Annual Report highlighting our work conducted during the course of 2015 with support from our members. This Annual Report features CSPPS work towards peaceful and inclusive societies. You are invited to...

Fostering Resilience for Peace

02 September 2016 CSPPS member  Interpeace  has published their 2015 Annual Report entitled  'Fostering Resilience for Peace' . This 2015 Annual Report features highlights of Interpeace programmes and reflects on how a resilience approach was...

Towards Promoting and Sustaining Peace: CSPPS Berlin Declaration

31 August 2016 Media Statement – 29 August 2016 The Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS), the South-North non-governmental coalition of peacebuilding organizations that coordinates and supports civil society participation...

CSPPS Core Group Meeting 2016 : Berlin Declaration

19 July 2016 Following the CSPPS Executive Committee (EC) meeting in February 2016 and few months after the renewal of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS) mandate for 5 more years, CSPPS membership gathered for its annual Core...

Prevention is Key to Ending State Conflict & Fragility

12 July 2016 Fragility manifests itself in many layers and forms in humanitarian crises, and is not limited to low-income countries. It includes violent extremism, urban violence, massive rural exodus, and health epidemics such as the recent Ebola crisis that...

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...
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