The European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) is the independent civil society platform of European NGOs, networks of NGOs and think tanks which are committed to peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict.
29/06/2016: EPLO and the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF) co-organised a seminar entitled ‘The Colombian Peace Process: State of Play of Negotiations and Challenges Ahead‘, a few days after the historic ceasefire agreement between FARC and the Colombian government. The meeting report is now available along with the latest NOREF-Conciliation Resources publication on the subject entitled ‘Innovations in the Colombian Peace Process‘ by Kristian Herbolzheimer.
27/06/2016: The report of the advocacy meeting on risks and opportunities of conflict prevention in Latin America held in Bogotá, Colombia in March 2016 is available (English – Spanish). This meeting was co-organised by EPLO and the International Crisis Group in the framework of the Strengthening Early Warning and Mobilising Early Action Project. You can watch Latin American civil society experts sharing insights into the discussions in this video.
14/06/2016: EPLO published a statement entitled ‘Taking Forward the Post-2015 Peace Goal‘. The purpose of this statement, which is a follow-up to the 2013 statement ‘Putting Peace at the Heart of the Post-2015 Framework‘, is to assess the extent to which EPLO’s recommendations from 2013 were incorporated into the 2030 Agenda and the accompanying Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
31/05/2016: EPLO has sent a letter on the upcoming EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy to High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini.
EPLO has 38 member organisations from 14 European countries (11 EU Member States plus Kosovo, Norway and Switzerland). EPLO’s members are individual NGOs, networks of NGOs, and think tanks.