Looking back at 2016 "there have been glimmers of hope..."

There have been glimmers of hope and exciting opportunities for the Life & Peace Institute during the year, says Judy McCallum in this reflection over her first year as Executive Director of the Life & Peace Institute.

The year 2016 …

LPI’s local work highlighted by Sida

The Swedish donor Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) highlights work of LPI and its local partner Somalia Peace Line in a new article on their website www.sida.se

Below is the article translated to English:

Local conflicts must be resolved

Shift in leadership at LPI New Executive Director

Rev. Dr Lennart Molin has been appointed Acting Executive Director from the 18th of May until the end of 2015. The current Executive Director Peter K Sjögren, who has served in this position for six years, moves on to …

Congo Day in Sweden

The Life and Peace Institute is proud to present DR Congo events in Sweden – and shared globally online, also highlighting the European Development Year 2015.

The first of two seminars will be hosted in Uppsala Monday April 20. …

Peace Advocacy Network formed

“It is very good to see that an Ecumenical Peace Advocacy Network (EPAN) has been formed after week-long World Council of Churches’ consultation in Sigtuna, Sweden”, says Peter K Sjögren, Executive Director of the Life & Peace Institute.

LPI has …

International Advisory Council meet for high-level discussions

The Life & Peace Institute’s (LPI) International Advisory Council and senior staff from the regions and the headquarters have met for consultations and strategic planning. The “high-level meeting” took place in October at Yaya Village (at 2 700 metres above …