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 EU and peacebuilding in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Thursday 2 July 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


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.


26/06/2015:  The deadline for the submission of applications for the post of Policy Officer has now passed. All shortlisted candidates have now been notified. We are grateful to all applicants for their interest in EPLO.


02/06/2015: EPLO has moved offices. Our new address is Avenue de Tervueren/Tervurenlaan 12, 1040 Brussels, Belgium. Click here for directions for getting to our new office.


29/05/2015: On 28 May, EPLO Executive Director Sonya Reines-Djivanides made a presentation at World Vision Brussels & EU Representation’s roundtable entitled 'Keeping Peace on the Agenda: What will a peace goal mean for the post-2015 framework?' in Brussels.






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


Strategic Review of EULEX Kosovo: Assessing progress towards the end state of the Mission


Tuesday 16 June 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