Armed militants with MEND make a show of arms in support of their fallen comrades deep in the swamps of the Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2006, Ed Kashi Armed militants with MEND make a show of arms in support of their fallen comrades deep in the swamps of the Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2006, Ed Kashi

We equip diverse international, regional and national organisations with the required knowledge, skills and capacities to address 21st century peace and human security challenges.

  • We develop or support conflict and resilience analysis for organizations to inform and guide organizational plans and programmes.
  • We enable organizations to re-think alternative approaches to pressing and/or emerging threats to international peace and security.
  • We support organizational strategic planning exercises.
  • We provide guidance on how to manage risks to organizations, with a view to enabling the delivery of interventions that achieve social impact.
  • We strengthen staff capacity through training, mentoring and mediation support on approaching complexity, and on managing difficult partnerships and difficult conversations.
  • We conduct policy-relevant research on pressing and innovative areas of work for international, regional and national actors.

Areas of Work

Local approaches to peace mediation

We support local approaches to peace mediation through the inclusion of business actors, armed groups, religious and tribal leaders, and communities.

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Natural resources and climate change

We foster innovative multi-sectoral collaboration to address complex crises related to natural resources, the environment and/or climate change.

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