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




Working with the past in transitional societies: Communities, commemoration and conflict

Monday 23 November 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

12/10/2015: EPLO is delighted to welcome two new member organisations: the European Institute of Peace and TIDES Training & Consultancy. Their membership applications were approved by the EPLO General Assembly during its meeting on 7 October 2015 in Brussels, Belgium.


31/07/2015: The latest issue of the EPLO Conflict Prevention Newsletter is available now. Click here to read it.


01/07/2015: On 24 June, the EPLO office organised an 'Introduction to EPLO' session for representatives of new member organisations and new staff members of existing member organisations. The next session will take place in November/December.


30/06/2015:  EPLO's Ad Hoc Group on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) made a contribution to the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy. For more information about this contribution, 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


Upcoming Events


Training Seminar on Peacebuilding Advocacy towards the EU

Thursday 26 & Friday 27 November 2015




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

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