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


The role of the Holy See in promoting peace

Friday 19 September 2014




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.




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EPLO Events


  • Tuesday 23 September - Civil Society Dialogue Network Geographic Meeting: Mise en œuvre de l'Accord-cadre pour la paix, la sécurité et la coopération pour la RDC et la région : quel rôle pour la société civile et pour l’UE ? (Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo)




EPLO Networking Reception


Thursday 9 October 2014 (17.30-)






22/08/2014: In the framework of the Civil Society Dialogue Network, EPLO has published a new discussion paper on Ukraine. Click here to download the new discussion paper entitled 'Peacebuilding in Ukraine: What Role for the EU?' by Natalia Mirimanova


08/08/2014: The first phase of the Civil Society Dialogue Network (CSDN) ran from July 2010 to December 2013. Click here to read all of the written outputs from CSDN I.


28/07/2014: The latest issue of the EPLO Conflict Prevention Newsletter is available now. Click here to download the July issue (Special focus: Appointment of the next EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy).






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


Upcoming Events


The EU, conflict prevention and peacebuilding: State of play and the role of civilian Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)

Thursday 16 October 2014

Vienna, Austria


Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace: Consultation on 2015 programming

Friday 17 October 2014


Designing and Supporting National Dialogues: What Role for the EU and Civil Society?

 Thursday 30 October 2014




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


Latest Event


The EU as a peace actor - peacebuilding in the EU and its neighbourhood

Monday 23 June 2014

Brussels, Belgium