Sustainable Development Goals – goal on peaceful societies…

The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals has agreed an outcome document that includes a goal on peaceful and inclusive societies, providing grounds for optimism for what replaces the Millennium Development Goals post-2015. However, negotiations at the UN General …

Land conflicts in DRC: Workshop on capacity-building

The Life & Peace Institute has arranged a five-days training seminar for its staff and partners, focusing on landownership issues in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The workshop in June 2014 was part of LPI’s mission, namely to strengthen partners’ …

Renowned peace researcher joins LPI board of directors

Professor Mohammed Abu-Nimer, a renowned scholar, author and practitioner, has been appointed to the board of directors of LPI. He serves as the Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute of the International Peace and Conflict Program at the American …

LPI meets with Great Lakes Special Envoy Mary Robinson

The Life & Peace Institute (LPI) recently attended a  consultation in Addis Ababa between  civil society organizations and the UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes region—Mary Robinson. The consultation at the end of January, was hosted by Oxfam liaison …

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“Enough is Enough”

DR Congo war in focus at seminar in Swedish Parliament

Mukwege and panel 12/5Life & Peace Institute was one of the contributors to a well attended seminar on the war in DR Congo and related sexual violence. The seminar with some 250 participants …