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



Mailing List

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EU Accession and Peacebuilding


EPLO's Ad-Hoc Group on EU Accession and Peacebuilding works to ensure that the EU accession process contributes to peacebuilding and is conflict-sensitive.

For more information about the Ad-Hoc Group on Accession and Peacebuilding, please contact Giulia Pasquinelli.


Recent Activities

  • In April 2012, EPLO compiled a list of peacebuilding indicators for the next Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance. Click here to download the indicators.
  • On 28 June 2011, EPLO together with PATRIR organised a conference entitled 'Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and the Western Balkans' which took place in Bucharest, Romania. Click here for the final agenda, background documents and the final meeting report of this Civil Society Dialogue Network event. 
  • On 28-29 September 2010, EPLO organised a seminar on EU accession and peacebuilding in Belgrade. Click here to read the report of the seminar which was hosted by EPLO member organisation Fractal.


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