Brown Bag Lunch Events

EPLO Brown Bag Lunch events are 1 - 1.5 hour-long, informal round-table discussions on a wide range of geographic and thematic topics with relevance for the EU and its support for peacebuilding and conflict prevention. More


Latest Event

NATO's support to conflict prevention and transition

Tuesday 19 May 2015




Academic Friends

Academic Friends of EPLO is an informal network of academics working on peacebuilding and conflict issues, and/or the role of the EU in peacebuilding worldwide. The purpose of the network is to connect practitioners and advocates seeking to influence the EU to make it more effective at peacebuilding with academics carrying out research on the EU and conflict. More



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European Peacebuilding Liaison Office


The European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) is the independent civil society platform of European NGOs, networks of NGOs and think tanks which are committed to peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict.




Latest News


18/05/2015: EPLO is looking to recruit a Policy Officer to work in its office in Brussels. Click here to download the job description. (Deadline for applications: Wednesday 3 June 2015)


27/04/2015: EPLO is delighted to welcome three new member organisations: Concordis International, the Community of Sant'Egidio and the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace. Their membership applications were approved by the EPLO General Assembly during its meeting on 24 April 2015 in London, UK.


17/04/2015: On 14 April, EPLO Executive Director Sonya Reines-Djivanides and EPLO Senior Policy Officer Ben Moore made a presentation on support for peacebuilding and conflict prevention in the EU’s external funding instruments to the European Parliament's Working Group on External Financial Instruments.






Civil Society Dialogue Network

The Civil Society Dialogue Network (CSDN) is a mechanism for dialogue between civil society and EU policy-makers on issues related to peace and conflict. It is co-financed by the European Union (Instrument for Stability) and EPLO, and managed by EPLO in co-operation with the European Commission (EC) and the European External Action Service (EEAS)More


Latest Event

Nagorno-Karabakh: Continuing EU support for building peace - Gatherine civil civil society support

Tuesday 12 May 2015




The EU and Peacebuilding: From European Peace Project to Global Actor

The EU and Peacebuilding: From European Peace Project to Global Actor is an 18-month project co-financed by the European Commission (Europe for Citizens Programme) and aimed at engaging a broad range of actors in a dialogue on the EU's role in conflict prevention and peacebuilding, and its history as a peace project. More


Final Event


The EU as a peace actor: Peacebuilding in the EU and its neighbourhood

Brussels, Belgium

*This event took place on 23 June 2014 and was the final event of the project*