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


M&E Challenges in Peacebuilding Programmes

Monday 14 April 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 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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Latest News


14/04/2014: On Wednesday 9 April 2014, the Executive Director of EPLO, Catherine Woollard, gave a presentation in the training course organised by the European Institute of Public Administration on 'Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) in the work of the European Union' and a presentation in the seminar organised by the European Security and Defence College on the Common Security and Defence Policy.


21/03/2014: The latest issue of the EPLO Conflict Prevention Newsletter is out now.


10/03/2014: On 4 March 2014, the Executive Director of EPLO, Catherine Woollard, gave a presentation in the Quaker United Nations Office expert-level discussion on 'Where Next in Peacebuilding?' which brought together representatives of several leading peacebuilding networks.


24/02/2014: EPLO has published an overview of its activities in 2013.






Civil Society Dialogue Network

The Civil Society Dialogue Network (CSDN) is a three-year project co-financed by the European Union (Instrument for Stability) and aimed at facilitating dialogue on peacebuilding issues between civil society and EU policy-makers. More


Latest Event


Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace - Updates on programming; building links to other EU external financing instruments

Friday 11 April 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


Next Event


Réponse aux crises et fragilité des Etats: Les leçons de l’engagement français

Thursday 24 April 2014

Paris, France