Europe

  • Never again - International Intervention in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    2017, Author: David Harland
  • Reconciling the Past and the Present: Evaluating Dayton Peace Accords 1995
    2009, Author: R.Kostic (Upsalla University, in support of the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations)
  • The Nature of the Agreement: the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement
    1999, Author: B.O'Leary (Fordham International Law Journal)

National Dialogues

  • National Dialogue Handbook: A Guide for Practitioners
    2017, Author: Federal Foreign Office and Berghof Foundation, in cooperation with Swisspeace
  • Briefing Note: What Makes or Breaks National Dialogues
    2017, Author: Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative
  • National Dialogue Processes in Political Transitions
    2013, Author: Katia Papagianni (Civil Society Dialogue Network-CSDN)
  • Practical Guide on Democratic Dialogue
    2013, Author: General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS), United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
  • Assessing the Binational Dialogue Colombia-Ecuador 2007 – 2008
    2010, Author: UNDP, AECID Spain Fund-UNDP, Dialogo Democratico, Carter Center
  • Democratic Dialogue: A Handbook for Practitioners
    2007, Author: UNDP, CIDA, International IDEA, OAS
  • Democracy and Deep-Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators (Chapter 4: National Conferences)
    1998, Author: International IDEA

Women Peace and Security

  • Guidance on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Strategies
    2017, Author: United Nations

Mediation Process and Strategy

  • Basics of Mediation: Concepts and Definitions
    2017, Author: Federal Foreign Office & Initiative Mediation Support Deutschland (IMSD)
  • Checklist for Drafting Children and Armed Conflict Provisions in Ceasefire and Peace Agreements
    2016, Author: Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict
  • EU-UN Guidance Note on Supporting Insider Mediation - Strengthening Resilience to Conflict and Turbulence
    2015, Author: United Nations, European Union
  • Yearbook of Peace Processes 2015
    2015, Author: Vicenc Fisas, School for a Culture of Peace, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Yearbook of Peace Processes 2014
    2014, Author: Vicenc Fisas, School for a Culture of Peace, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Policy Brief - Legitimacy and Peace Process: From Coercion to Consent
    2014, Author: Alexander Ramsbotham and Achim Wennmann
  • Legitimacy and Peace Processes: From Coercion to Consent (Accord 25)
    2014, Author: Alexander Ramsbotham and Achim Wennmann
  • OSCE Guide on Non-military Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs)
    2012, Author: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Seeking Compromise? Mediation Through the Eyes of Conflict Parties
    2011, Author: H.J. Giessmann, O.Wils (Berghof Foundation)
  • Perspectives of the UN and Regional Organizations on Preventive and Quiet Diplomacy, Dialogue Facilitation and Mediation: Common Challenges and Good...
    2011, Author: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Conducting Track II Peace Making
    2010, Author: H.Burgess, G.Burgess (United States Institute of Peace – USIP)
  • Meeting the New Challenges to International Mediation: Report from an International Symposium at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research
    2010, Author: M. Lindgren, P. Wallensteen, H. Grusell (Uppsala University)
  • Timing Mediation Initiatives
    2010, Author: I.W.Zartman, A.de Soto (United States Institute of Peace - USIP)
  • To Be a Negotiator: Strategies and Tactics
    2009, Author: Lt. General L.Sumbeiywo (CSS, ETH Zurich, Swisspeace)
  • Conflict Transformation: Three Lenses in one Frame
    2009, Author: New Routes/Life & Peace Institute
  • Mediation and Peace Processes
    2008, Author: Task Forces on Strengthening Multilateral Security Capacity (International Peace Institute)
  • Assessing Progress on the Road to Peace: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluating Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities
    2008, Author: European Centre for Conflict Prevention
  • In Pursuit of Sustainable Peace The Seven Deadly Sins of Mediation
    2008, Author: L.Brahimi, S.Ahmed
  • Track 1.5 Approaches to Conflict Management: Assessing Good Practice and Areas for Improvement
    2007, Author: O.Wolleh (Berghof Foundation for Peace Support)
  • Track One and a Half Diplomacy and the Complementarity of Tracks
    2007, Author: J.Mapendere
  • The Timing of Peace Initiatives: Hurting Stalemates and Ripe Moments
    2001, Author: W.Zartman (The Global Review of Ethnopolitics)
  • Negotiation or Mediation? An Exploration of Factors Affecting the Choice of Conflict Management in International Conflict
    2001, Author: J.Bercovich, R.Jackson (Negotiation Journal)
  • A Case of Undue Pressure: International Mediation in African Civil Wars
    1998, Author: L.Nathan (Centre for Conflict Resolution)
  • Handbook on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes between States
    1992, Author: United Nations (Office of Legal Affairs)

Gender and Mediation

  • Gender in Mediation: An Exercise Handbook for Trainers
    2015, Author: Center for Security Studies ETH Zurich and swisspeace
  • From clause to effect: including women’s rights and gender in peace agreements
    2012, Author: C.Buchanan, A.Cooper, C.Griggers, L.Low, R.Manchanda, R.Peters and A.P.Prentice (HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue)
  • UN Security Council 1325 and Peace Negotiations and Agreements
    2011, Author: C.Bell, C.O’Rourke (HD Center for Humanitarian Dialogue)
  • Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations: Connections between Presence and Influence
    2010, Author: UNIFEM (part of UNWOMEN)
  • Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations - Strategies for Policymakers
    2009, Author: M.Page, T.Whitman, C.Anderson - Institute for Inclusive Security

Lessons Learning

  • Inside the Box: Using Integrative Simulations to Teach Conflict, Negotiation and Mediation
    2015, Author: N. Gill (Center for Security Studies - CSS)
  • From Pre-Talks to Implementation: Lessons Learned from Mediation Processes
    2013, Author: E.Isoaho, S.Tuuli (Crisis Management Initiative - CMI)
  • Debriefing Mediators to Learn from Their Experiences
    2010, Author: J.A. Mason and M. Siegfried (United States Institute of Peace – USIP, co-published with CSS and Swisspeace)

Wealth-sharing and Natural Resources

  • Natural Resources and Conflict: A Guide for Mediation Practitioners
    2015, Author: United Nations Department of Political Affairs and United Nations Development Programme
  • Mediating Water Use Conflicts in Peace Processes
    2013, Author: Simon J. A. Mason and Dorothea Blank (CSS, ETH Zurich)
  • ‘Extractive Industries and Conflict’ - Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict
    2012, Author: The United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action
  • ‘Land and Conflict’ - Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict
    2012, Author: The United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action
  • ‘Renewable Resources and Conflict’ - Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resources Conflict
    2012, Author: The United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action
  • ‘Strengthening Capacity for Conflict-Sensitive Natural Resource Management- Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural...
    2012, Author: The United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action
  • Negotiating Natural Resources for Peace: Ownership, Control and Wealth-sharing
    2009, Author: N.Haysom, S.Kane (HD Center)
  • How to Develop a Pro-poor Land Policy: Process, Guide and Lessons
    2007, Author: UN-Habitat
  • Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for Natural Resource Management
    2005, Author: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
  • Natural Resources, Conflict and Conflict Resolution: Uncovering the Mechanisms
    2005, Author: M. Humphreys

Rule of Law and Transitional Justice

  • The Belfast Guidelines on Amnesty and Accountability
    2014, Author: Transitional Justice Institute of the University of Ulster
  • Rule of Law Tools for Post-conflict States: Amnesties
    2009, Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Negotiating Justice: Guidance for Mediators
    2009, Author: P. Hayner (HD Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, International Center for Transitional Justice - ICTJ)
  • Rule of Law Tools for Post-conflict States: Truth Commissions
    2006, Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Democracy and Deep-Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators (Chapter 4: Truth Commissions and War Crimes Tribunals)
    1998, Author: International IDEA

Inclusivity

  • Broadening participation in peace processes - Dilemmas and Options for Mediators
    2014, Author: Thania Paffenholz (HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue)
  • Challenges and Opportunities of Inclusivity in Peace Processes
    2013, Author: John Packer (Civil Society Dialogue Network-CSDN)
  • Public participation in peacemaking
    2009, Author: Accord, Conciliation Resources

Third Parties

  • Innovation in Mediation Support: The International Contact Group in Mindanao
    2013, Author: K. Herbolzheimer, E.Leslie (Conciliation Resources)
  • External Actors in Mediation: Dilemmas and Options for Mediators
    2010, Author: T.Whitfield (HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue)

DDR and SSR

  • Managing Fighting Forces - DDR in Peace Processes
    2012, Author: K. Ong (United States Institute for Peace - USIP)
  • African Perspectives on Security Sector Reform
    2010, Author: United Nations (Department of Peacekeeping Operations)
  • Security Sector Reform Provisions in Peace Agreements
    2009, Author: Eboe Hutchful (African Security Sector Network - ASSN)
  • Negotiating Disarmament: Reflections on Guns, Fighters and Armed Violence in Peace Processes (Vol.2)
    2008, Author: C.Buchanan, C.Cavanaugh, V.Grabe, A.Baaré (HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue)
  • The OECD Dac Handbook on Security System Reform (SSR)
    2007, Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Constitutions

  • A Practical Guide to Constitution Building
    2012, Author: M.Böckenförde, N.Hedling, W.Wahiu (International IDEA)
  • Constitution-making and Reform: Options for the Process
    2011, Author: M.Brandt, J.Cottrell, Y.Ghai, A.Regan
  • Creating the New Constitution: A Guide for Nepali Citizens
    2008, Author: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
  • Democratic Constitution Making - Experiences from Nepal, Kenya, South Africa and Sri Lanka
    2007, Author: H.P. Bhattarai (ed.), J.Subedi (ed.) (Nepal South Asia Center - NESAC)
  • Post-Conflict Constitution Drafter’s Handbook
    2007, Author: The Public International Law & Policy Group
  • Democratic Constitution Making
    2003, Author: V.Hart (United States Institute for Peace - USIP)

Women, Peace and Security

  • Conflict Prevention, Resolution and Reconstruction - A Toolkit for Advocacy and Action
    2012, Author: S.Naraghi Anderlini, V.Stanski (International Alert/Hunt Alternatives Fund)
  • SCR 1325 and Women's Participation: Operational Guidelines for Conflict Resolution and Peace Processes
    2010, Author: K.DeRemer (Initiative for Quiet Diplomacy)
  • Guidance Note: Identifying Women’s Peace and Security Priorities: Building Voice and Influence
    2010, Author: UNIFEM (part of UNWOMEN)

Conflict-related Sexual Violence

  • Guidance for Mediators: Addressing Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ceasefire and Peace Agreements
    2012, Author: United Nations (Department of Political Affairs)
  • Early Warning Indicators of Conflict-related Sexual Violence
    2011, Author: United Nations Action Network
  • Analytical and Conceptual Framing of Conflict-related Sexual Violence
    2011, Author: United Nations Action Network
  • Translating Mediation Guidance into Practice: Commentary on the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation
    2012, Author: Mediation Support Network (MSN)
  • Democracy and Power-Sharing in Multi-National States
    2006, Author: M.Bogaards, N.H.Barma, C.A.Monteux, N.Stojanovic, P.A. Kraus (IJMS, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2006)
  • A Crowded Field: Groups of Friends, the United Nations and the Resolution of Conflict
    2005, Author: Teresa Whitfield (Center on International Cooperation)
  • The Secretary-General’s Role in Conflict Resolution: Past, Present and Pure Conjecture
    1995, Author: Thomas M. Franck (6 EJIL (1995) 1-387)

Africa

  • Lessons Learned from Mediation by an African Regional Organization
    2011, Author: T.Kwasi Tieku
  • A Choice for Peace? The Story of Forty-One Days of Mediation in Kenya
    2009, Author: E.Lindenmayer, J.L.Kaye (International Peace Institute)
  • Sharing Power: Enabling Peace? Evaluating Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement 2005
    2009, Author: J.Brosché (Upsalla University, in support of the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations)
  • Crafting a Secure Peace: Evaluating Liberia’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement 2003
    2009, Author: D.Nilsson (Upsalla University, in support of the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations)
  • No Ownership, No Peace: the Darfur Peace Agreement
    2006, Author: L.Nathan (Crisis States Research Center, LSE)

Ceasefires

  • Negotiating ceasefires: Dilemmas & Options for Mediators
    2011, Author: L.Chounet-Cambas (HD Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue)
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Sustainable Ceasefire Agreements
    2010, Author: N.Haysom, J.Hottinger

Power-sharing

  • Decentralization, Special Territorial Autonomy, and Peace Negotiations
    2010, Author: N.Töpperwien (State Concepts) with the Mediation Support Project (swisspeace/CSS ETH-Zurich) and in consultation with the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations
  • Governance Components in Peace Agreements: Fundamental Elements of State and Peace Building?
    2009, Author: M.Mezzera, M.Pavicic, L.Specker (Clingendael Institute)
  • Federalism and Peace Mediation
    2009, Author: N.Töpperwien (State Concepts) with the Mediation Support Project (swisspeace/CSS ETH-Zurich) and in consultation with the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations
  • Democracy and Deep-Rooted Conflict: Options for Negotiators (Chapter 4: Democratic Levers for Conflict Management)
    1998, Author: International IDEA

Cross-regional

  • Negotiating Peace: Lessons from Three Comprehensive Peace Agreements
    2009, Author: P.Wallensteen, M.Eriksson (Upsalla University, in support of the Mediation Support Unit, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations)

Women's Political Participation

  • Enhancing the Role of Women in Post-conflict Electoral Processes - DPKO/DFS-DPA Joint Guidelines
    2007, Author: United Nations (Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Department of Field Support, Department of Political Affairs)
  • Women&Elections - Guide to Promoting the Participation of Women in Elections
    2005, Author: United Nations (Department of Political Affairs)

Implementation and Monitoring

  • Implementing Peace Agreements in Civil Wars: Lessons and Recommendations for Policymakers
    2001, Author: S.J. Stedman (International Peace Academy/International Peace Institute, Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation)
  • Good Agreement? Bad Agreement? An Implementation Perspective
    2000, Author: J. Arnault (Princeton University)

The Americas

  • Implementation of Comprehensive Peace Agreements: Staying the Course in El Salvador
    1995, Author: A. De Soto, G. Del Castillo (Global Governance)