How it works in Europe and South Caucasus

Serbia-Kosovo: Local voices for development We work to amplify local voices, especially those of marginalised groups, in support of equitable development. We work with our partners to: Our approach seeks to ensure that citizens in Serbia and Kosovo are better able to empathise with one another’s perspectives, play active civic roles in society, and celebrate… Read more »

How it works: Conflict sensitive assistance

Libya’s peace and conflict context is complex, driven by multifaceted conflict dynamics. When delivered in a way that does not take such complexity into account, international humanitarian, development and political assistance runs the risk of exacerbating tensions while missing opportunities to promote peace. Conflict sensitivity is an approach to delivering humanitarian, development and political assistance… Read more »

How it works: Peacebuilding Network

PCi regularly brings together leadership figures from civil society, local government, media, academia and traditional institutions from all over Libya (representing more than 20 different communities in total). The peacebuilding network helps to build trusting relations among themselves, to share their perceptions on events affecting conflict and peace in Libya, to develop common understandings of… Read more »

How it works: Social Peace Partnership

Members of a Social Peace Partnership include senior representatives from the local authority and leaders from civil society, community/elders, business, individuals/groups responsible for providing security, local radio, social media influencers and local residents. Social Peace Partnerships are supported by a team of Libyan trainer mentors who have the capacity to train others and support Social… Read more »

Global consultancy

We have, for example, completed consultancy assignments for: We provide consultancy services in the following areas:

Europe and South Caucasus

We work in Europe in countries dealing with the challenges of protracted conflict, with a focus on Ukraine, South Caucasus, and Western Balkans. We seek to build new channels and entry points that allow people living in divided societies to establish trust in one another and in institutions. Ordinary citizens experience protracted conflict through: How… Read more »

North Africa: Libya

Since the Revolution in 2011, Libya has gone through a series of political and military crises. This has led to significant, ongoing violence and displacement across the country, and resulted in the creation of rival governments, who are competing to achieve nationwide legitimacy. Our work in Libya focuses on strengthening the capacity of local communities… Read more »

Where we work

Peaceful Change initiative was founded in 2012, shortly after the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, with the aspiration of responding to some of the challenges facing those societies at a time of significant change.

Peacebuilding Professionals Roster

14 April 2022 – Calling Peacebuilding Consultants Peaceful Change initiative is updating its peacebuilding professionals roster. This is our network of highly experienced and trusted peacebuilding colleagues whom we draw into our teams on a regular basis. The professionals on our roster enable us to access expertise in specialist aspects of peacebuilding. For this call… Read more »