Berghof Foundation

Founding Year: 1971

Staff: 117

Budget: €9,961m (2019)

Andrew Gilmour and Andrea Joras (Executive Directors)

An independent and non-profit organization working to “prevent political and social violence and to achieve sustainable peace around the world.” It combines “regional experience with thematic expertise on cutting-edge issues to create the conditions for conflict stakeholders and actors to constructively engage with one another and ultimately peace.”

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Publications:

  • E-Library – It contains “research papers and series of educational materials, covering all aspects of conflict transformation and peace promotion.”
  • Newsletter
  • Projects
  • News
  • Impact Stories
  • HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Berghof Glossary (December 2018, 170 p.) – Revisits the main principles and approaches used by Berghof “to support people and conflict parties around the world. “
    • Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation – “Offers a continuously updated online publication platform for both academics and practitioners to review the state of the art, discuss new ideas and exchange experiences in the field of conflict transformation.”
    • Handbook Dialogues – “Includes one lead article on a topic. Four or five other experts, from a range of perspectives, then contribute shorter responses to that article.”
    • National Dialogue Handbook (May 2017, 320 p.) – Presents a series of contemporary case studies “bringing together insights and expertise from diverse regions.” In doing so, it seeks to “present systematic reflections and offer practical advice.”

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Berghof Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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