Anton Shihoff

Anton is an engineer and investor who has established and helped develop numerous early and growth-stage technologies companies over the last 20 years.  He has led public market listings and private sales; worked with a wide variety of top-tier investment funds and banks; as well as advising a governmental investment agencies on their policies relating… Read more »

Championing the voices of Libya’s youth peace leaders

The ‘Bader’ campaign was launched on Facebook on 17 February 2021, on the 10-year anniversary of the Libyan uprising. The campaign provided a platform for young leaders from different communities in Libya to talk about their experiences of promoting peace, social cohesion, and women’s inclusion. By amplifying the voices of young peace activists, Bader sought… Read more »

Moving from agreement(s) to peace

CSOs from Kosovo and Serbia speak out together to emphasise the importance of building goodwill and trust in order to make it possible for political agreements to take hold and benefit their societies.

Ian Bancroft

Ian Bancroft has been based in the former Yugoslavia for over a decade. He has worked for the EU in Kosovo, and the OSCE in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and has written extensively about Balkan affairs for a variety of publications, including The Guardian and Radio Free Europe. He has lectured on conflict and peacebuilding, and… Read more »

ILO launches new guide to promote social cohesion and peaceful coexistence in fragile contexts

PCi’s trustee Joan McGregor and Senior Peacebuilding Advisor Raj Bhari have been working with ILO to produce a new guide:  Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).  The guide is now available to download here: Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through TVET.… Read more »

Supporting marginalised communities in Georgia impacted by COVID-19

This report has been produced by PCi’s partner organisation in Georgia, IDP Women’s Association Consent. The report summarises quantitative and qualitative research carried out by Consent and their partners in isolated communities in three regions of Georgia, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Shida Kartli, and Samegrelo, on the way they were impacted by the first and second waves of… Read more »

Michael Holland

Michael spent 10 years in industry as a qualified finance executive, then 20 years as a business and technology consultant helping organisations with back office transformation and change programmes. Michael has been a trustee since 2015.

Raj Bhari

Raj is a Senior Peacebuilding Adviser and leads on community peacebuilding programming in Libya and Syria. He has worked in conflict transformation and peacebuilding internationally and in the UK for over 20 years. As a senior adviser to the UK government Raj contributed to the development of national community cohesion policy and practice in the… Read more »

COVID-19 and Gender in Libya Assessment

Peaceful Change initiative has released the COVID-19 and Gender in Libya Assessment to support their gender-focused activities to be initiated within the Social Peace and Local Development Libya programme. The Assessment is focused on six communities, Ajdabiya, Bani Walid, Sabha, Tobruq, Ubari and Zliten and research was carried out in the following four areas: Socio-economic… Read more »