Fresh Perspectives on Building Peace in Eastern DRC Seminar

The largest and the most expensive UN peacekeeping operation to date, the first joint European Union military action, the first arrests and trials of the International Criminal Court – these are only some of the highlights describing international interventions in …

Land, Power and Identity in the DRC Seminar

There are 32 rebel groups operating solely in eastern part of the DRC. In spite of popular beliefs, it is not conflict minerals but local struggles over land and power inflamed by ethnic identity that has fuelled these violent conflicts …

“Nabadoonka” – The Elders

There is hope and lots of work going on for a peaceful Somalia. This film, Nabadoonka, which means The Elders, describes the experiences of a project designed and implemented by Somali Peace Line and the Life & Peace Institute in …

Tracks Ahead at 200 Years (video)

As Sweden celebrated 200 years of peace in 2014, The Life & Peace Institute, in collaboration with the Uppsala University’s department of Peace and Conflict Research (DPCR), the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) and Fredens Hus, organized a seminar named “Tracks …

DRC – film from LPI on Participatory Action Research!

Watch how more than 120 actors meet to discuss and work towards finding ways out of conflict! (In French)

For four days, more than 120 participants from the three principal ethnic communities Hutu, Tutsi and Hunde, customary, local, provincial and …

Somalia: Normal Life in Mogadishu

This is a short documentary about a man living a regular life in Mogadishu, Somalia. It was created by Somali Peace Line (SPL), in partnership with the Life & Peace Institute and it is an interesting insight into what life …