Peace Briefing: Do No Harm in Peacebuilding

Do No Harm dictates that peace actors have “a minimum obligation [that] any action or intervention in and on conflict” should seek to “avoid or mitigate negative impacts.”

Peace Briefing: Conflict Dynamics & Conflict Resolution

This briefing sheet outlines conflict dynamics and conflict resolution as described by Ramsbotham, Miall, and Woodhouse (2011) in their book Contemporary conflict resolution: the prevention, management and transformation of deadly conflicts. “A schematic lifecycle of conflict sees a progression from peaceful social change, to conflict formation, to violent conflict, and then to conflict transformation and … Read more

Campaign for Nonviolent Elections 2020

Campaign for Nonviolent Elections 2020

 The War Prevention Initiative is supportive of the Commitment to Uphold Democracy articulated in the Hold the Line Guide and the TRUST Network’s goal to prevent and mitigate violence stimulated by electoral politics and underlying social issues – before the 2020 elections, during the vote, and in the aftermath. In order to spread awareness about … Read more

Book chapter “The 2016 US Presidential Elections and Beyond. Peace Education for Nonviolent Resistance” published

Following the 2017 plenary presentation at the Latin American Peace Research Association Conference in Mexico, City, War Prevention Executive Director Patrick Hiller published his presentation “The 2016 US Presidential Elections and Beyond. Peace Education for Nonviolent Resistance” in a recently launched book. The book is entitled Risks, Violence, Security and Peace in Latin America, and … Read more