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


Next Event


The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: Fostering Social Cohesion between Syrian and Lebanese Communities

Thursday 5 March 2015




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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Upcoming events organised by EPLO Member Organisations


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 12.30-15.00
Venue Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 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.

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For more information about this event, please contact Alexandra Matei.

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Upcoming events organised by other organisations


Title New Paradigms for Peacebuilding
Type Conference
Organisers UNICEF and the Club of Madrid
Date Tuesday 17 March 2015
Time 09.30-16.00
Venue Brussels (venue TBC)
Short Description

Speakers include:

  • former President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva
  • former President of Botswana Festus GontebanyeMogae 
Useful Links

For more information about this event, please contact Pi James.


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 Event


Protection of civilians: Key international debates and the role of the EU

Wednesday 25 February 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