Brown Bag Lunch Events

EPLO Brown Bag Lunch events are 1 - 1.5 hour-long, informal round-table discussions on a wide range of geographic and thematic topics with relevance for the EU and its support for peacebuilding and conflict prevention. More


Latest Event


Women's Dialogue Initiative: Bridging the Islamist-secular divide in Tunisia

Friday 5 December 2014




Academic Friends

Academic Friends of EPLO is an informal network of academics working on peacebuilding and conflict issues, and/or the role of the EU in peacebuilding worldwide. The purpose of the network is to connect practitioners and advocates seeking to influence the EU to make it more effective at peacebuilding with academics carrying out research on the EU and conflict. More



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Civil Society Events


This page includes information about events which are being organised by EPLO's member organisations and other civil society organisations or events which are open to civil society participation.



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Title Peaceful Responses to the Crisis in Ukraine
Type Round-table discussion
Organisers European Foundation CentreInternational Renaissance Foundation and EPLO
Date Wednesday 28 January 2015
Time 09.00-13.00
Venue European Foundation Centre, Rue Royale 94, 1000 Brussels
Short Description

The European Foundation Centre, the International Renaissance Foundation and EPLO are hosting a round-table on peacebuilding responses to the crisis in Ukraine on Wednesday 28 January in Brussels.


The purpose of the round-table is:

  • To assess the medium and long term impact of the current crisis
  • To assess the different international approaches to the conflict
  • To identify peacebuilding responses to end current violence and to tackle the root causes of the conflict.


This round-table will bring together participants from academia, international organisations and civil society selected for their expertise and experience in peacebuilding initiatives in Ukraine.

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Click here to download the agenda.

For more information about this event and to register your participation, please contact Nabila Habbida.



Upcoming events organised by EPLO Member Organisations


Title Stockholm Peace Talks
Type Webcast
Organisers Sveriges Riksdag and Interpeace
Date Thursday 29 January 2015
Time 17.00-
Short Description

Following on from the successful Geneva Peace Talks series, and co-organised by the Sveriges Riksdag and Interpeace, the Stockholm Peace Talks will feature speakers coming from diverse parts of society, including the UN, government, business, the arts, academia and civil society. The speakers will explore what peace means to them and how everyone can contribute to peace, be it at home or in a far-away conflict zone.

Useful Links

Click here for more information about this event and here to watch the webcast.



Title Fearing Wrong: Why What Doesn't Scare Us Should
Type Report Launch
Organisers World Vision Brussels & EU Representation
Date Wednesday 25 February 2015
Time 13.00-15.00
Venue European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels 
Short Description

This survey on violence against children (VAC) was commissioned by World Vision and conducted by Ipsos Reid to assess and track the public's awareness of and attitude about VAC. It reveals the public's perception and expectations of decision-makers to take action to end this violence. The report, carried out in 28 countries, also sets out a number of recommendations for people working to combat violence against children within the EU and around the world.

Useful Links

For more information about this event and to register your participation, please contact Alexandra Matei.



Upcoming events organised by other organisations



Civil Society Dialogue Network

The Civil Society Dialogue Network (CSDN) is a mechanism for dialogue between civil society and EU policy-makers on issues related to peace and conflict. It is co-financed by the European Union (Instrument for Stability) and EPLO, and managed by EPLO in co-operation with the European Commission (EC) and the European External Action Service (EEAS)More


Latest Events


Refreshing Indicators for the EU's Women, Peace and Security Agenda

 Wednesday 21 January 2015



Masculinity and Violence: How do Gender Identities relate to Violent Conflict?

Thursday 22 January 2015




The EU and Peacebuilding: From European Peace Project to Global Actor

The EU and Peacebuilding: From European Peace Project to Global Actor is an 18-month project co-financed by the European Commission (Europe for Citizens Programme) and aimed at engaging a broad range of actors in a dialogue on the EU's role in conflict prevention and peacebuilding, and its history as a peace project. More


Final Event


The EU as a peace actor: Peacebuilding in the EU and its neighbourhood

Monday 23 June 2014

Brussels, Belgium