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


Next Event

Soft Approaches to Preventing Violent Extremism in Indonesia

Tuesday 21 April 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


31/03/2015: EPLO has published an overview of its activities in 2014. Click here to read the '2014 Overview'.

17/03/2015: On Thursday 26 March, EPLO organised an informal networking reception in Brussels. For more information about this event, please contact Colin Cogitore.


29/01/2015: On Wednesday 28 January, the European Foundation Centre, the International Renaissance Foundation and EPLO co-organised a round-table on 'Peaceful Responses to the Crisis in Ukraine' in Brussels. For more information about this event, please contact Nabila Habbida.






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

Review of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture: The perspective of civil society and the EU

Wednesday 15 April 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*