mediatEUr has been active since 2007. Ever since, we have worked on projects supporting local communities, political actors, and international organisations working for a more peaceful world. This is a collection of our projects until 2014.

Past ProjectsProjects - Our Work

Evaluating Third Party Peace Process Support

Monitoring and evaluating third party support to peace process mechanisms is an important aspect of professionalisation in international peace mediation. mediatEUr is embarking on a new project, together with Mindanao-based partner Initiatives for International Dialogue, to evaluate Nonviolent Peaceforce's work in Mindanao, Philippines. NP's work focuses on supporting the Civilian Protection Component of the International Monitoring Team. Our overall aim is to enable Nonviolent Peaceforce to draw pertinent lessons from its work in the Philippines, with a view to informing its future practice. We will do this by conducting a…
12 March, 2014
Past ProjectsProjects - Our WorkScoping and ReviewsThematic Areas

Lessons Learned by Members of the Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission of 2011

Synthesising and sharing the lessons from peacebuilding and mediation efforts is crucial for the promotion of good practice in the field. mediatEUr was awarded a grant by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland to gather the lessons learned from the Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission (KIC)'s work. The KIC was tasked in 2010 with the investigation of disturbances in Southern Kyrgyzstan. Its mandate was fourfold: Investigate the facts and circumstances of the events of June 2010 in Osh and its surrounding provinces in the Kyrgyz Republic including the causes and course…
13 February, 2014
Past ProjectsProjects - Our WorkWomen, Peace and Security

Assisting UN Women to Champion Women’s Roles in Peacemaking

In April 2012 mediatEUr was awarded an assignment by UN Women to research the role of regional organisations in promoting women's participation in peace and security. The project focuses on two aspects: (1) compiling and carrying out a gender analysis of an up-to-date list of peace agreements since 2008; and (2) providing an assessment of current levels of implementation of international commitments on women, peace and security by a set of regional organisations, covering their existing policies, institutional structures, and programmes. This includes the League of Arab States, the European…
13 April, 2012
Past ProjectsProjects - Our Work

Supporting a European Institute of Peace

Why a 'European Institute of Peace'? To strengthen the EU’s ability to respond to global challenges to peace, Sweden and Finland jointly launched an initiative in 2010 that advocated for the creation of a European Institute of Peace (EIP). The aim was to create capacities to better support European peacemaking around the world. This initiative was kick-started by a joint letter from the two Foreign Ministers Carl Bildt and Alexander Stubb to High Representative Catherine Ashton. What is mediatEUr’s role? MediatEUr was asked in 2010 by the Swedish and Finnish Ministries of…
11 September, 2011
Deployment and SupportMediation PracticePast ProjectsProjects - Our WorkTraining Peace-Workers

Creating Improved Capacities for International Peace Mediation

mediatEUr, in partnership with the Crisis Management Initiative, worked on a two-year project in 2011-2012 to support capacity-building for peace mediation among international organisations. mediatEUr’s work on this project focussed on EU capacity building, as well as the thematic areas of peace and justice, power sharing and accountability in international peace mediation, elections mediation, and mediation stand-by arrangements. This work was funded by the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1 January, 2011
Deployment and SupportPast ProjectsPeace and JusticeProjects - Our Work

EU policy advice to Georgia and its strategy for engagement

This assignment, funded by the European Union’s Stability Instrument, provided policy advice on conflict transformation to the SMR on Georgia's strategy for engagement. The work included contribution to the development of an action plan, and its instruments. Dr. Antje Herrberg. was team leader for the project, with Prof. John Packer and Prof. Dr. Dr. Rainer Hofmann as the main legal experts.This project was developed together with the former EUSR for the South Caucasus.
4 January, 2010