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


The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: Fostering Social Cohesion between Syrian and Lebanese Communities

Thursday 5 March 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



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.





Job Vacancy - Programme Assistant


EPLO is looking to recruit a Programme Assistant.


You can find below more information about the position and the application process:


The deadline for applications is Friday 13 March at 09.00 (Brussels time)



Latest News


23/02/2015: The next deadline for submitting applications to join EPLO is Tuesday 31 March. Click here to download the EPLO Membership Application Form. For more information about the application process, please contact Ben Moore.


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.


23/12/2014: The latest issue of the EPLO Conflict Prevention Newsletter is available now. Click here to download the December issue.






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


The UN, the EU and the Responsibility to Protect: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday 10 March 2015



Capacity building in support of security and development: Gathering civil society input

Thursday 12 March 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

Monday 23 June 2014

Brussels, Belgium