The European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) is the independent civil society platform of European NGOs, networks of NGOs and think tanks that are committed to peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict.
17/11/2023: EPLO has published a the Fall 2023 Edition of the EPLO Newsletter. Click here to read it.
09/10/2023: EPLO has published a new CSDN Discussion Paper entitled ‘Peace in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus: Good Practices and Recommendations‘, authored by Lorenzo Angelini and Summer Brown. Click here to read it, and to access the associated animated video.
13/07/2023: EPLO has published the meeting report of the Civil Society Dialogue Network Policy Meeting entitled ‘The implementation of the EU-wide Strategic Framework to Support Security Sector Reform: Gathering Civil Society Perspectives‘. Click here to read it.
10/07/2023: EPLO has published a Q&A with Nina Bernarding (CFFP) on Germany’s Feminist Foreign Policy and its implications for the EU written by Marie Lena Groenewald. Click here to read it.
31/05/2023: EPLO has published the meeting report of the Civil Society Dialogue Network Policy Meeting entitled ‘Revision of the EEAS Peace Mediation Guidelines: Gathering Input from Experts‘. Click here to read it.
27/03/2023: EPLO is delighted to welcome Adapt Peacebuilding, Federation Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion, HALO Trust Europe, International Alert Europe and Transparency International UK as its newest member organisations. Their membership applications were approved by the EPLO General Assembly on 23 March.
05/01/2023: EPLO has released the video interviews that were filmed following the Civil Society Dialogue Network Policy Meeting entitled ‘Water, Peace and Conflict: Exchanging on Opportunities and Best Practices’ that took place in October 2022.
MARIAMA is a 20-minute documentary. It tells the true story of Mariama Diomande, a 23 year old girl working to build peace in her community of Yopougon in the aftermath of Côte d’Ivoire’s post-election violence in 2010.
EPLO has 50 member organisations from 17 European countries (13 EU Member States plus Kosovo, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom). EPLO’s members are individual NGOs, networks of NGOs, and think tanks.
The Civil Society Dialogue Network (CSDN) is a mechanism for dialogue between civil society and European Union (EU) policy-makers on peace and conflict. Most CSDN events take the form of dialogue meetings which bring together relevant civil society actors and EU policy-makers. They take place in Brussels, EU Member States and conflict-affected countries with EU presence.