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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 deep...

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...

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...

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...