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


“We are all citizens” – an Iraqi civil society contribution on the protection of minorities

Monday 13 October 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



Mailing List

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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


22/10/2014: EPLO has published a statement on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy. Click here to download the new statement entitled 'Peace and Security in the new Africa-EU Partnership: Recommendations for civil society participation'.


16/10/2014: EPLO has published a statement on gender balance in the EU's top jobs. Click here to download the new statement entitled 'Where are the EU's Women Leaders in EU Foreign Affairs?


15/10/2014: The latest issue of the EPLO Conflict Prevention Newsletter is available now. Click here to download the October issue (Special focus: Gender balance in the EU's top jobs)


10/10/2014: The next deadline for EPLO membership applications is Monday 20 October 2014. Membership applications will be considered at the EPLO General Assembly on 4-5 November in Brussels. For more information, please contact Catherine Woollard.


10/10/2014: EPLO organised a networking reception for representatives of CSOs and officials from EU institutions who are working on peacebuilding and conflict prevention. For more information about this event, please contact Josephine Liebl.






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


Next Event


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