About: conflict resolution

Central Europe 07-09-2018

EU supports Kazakh programme to educate Afghan women

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on Wednesday (5 September) announced a new €2 million programme that will train and educate Afghan women in Kazakhstan.
Development Policy 11-10-2017

WFP official: Humanitarian aid, development and peace have to come together

Conflict resolution should be followed by recovery-type investments, development-type investments and investments in the future, Arif Husain, chief economist of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), told EURACTIV on Tuesday (10 October).
Politics 05-09-2017

Make peace, not war: Stop the European Defence Fund

The proposal to set up a European Defence Fund, recently announced by the European Commission, is a disturbing and unacceptable move which is of sole benefit to military industries and arms trade, writes Xavier Maslloren.
Armenia 29-09-2015

EU calls Nagorno-Karabakh escalation ‘unsustainable’

Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh are reported to be bickering about how many of their soldiers had been killed in recent clashes, stoking fears of a wider conflict breaking out in the South Caucasus.
Global Europe 21-10-2014

Mogherini should appoint special envoy to the Middle East

Federica Mogherini, the new EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs, should appoint a new EU special envoy to the Middle East to engage and have an impact on the peace process in the region, writes Dr Nimrod Goren.
Global Europe 17-09-2014

Time for the EU to take innovative approaches to peacebuilding on board

The EU as a global actor has yet to maximise its peacebuilding potential on the international scene, writes Paul Murphy.
Development Policy 01-09-2014

EU must develop ‘best supporting actor’ role in war zones

SPECIAL REPORT: The new European Commission needs to shift its focus from humanitarian aid in conflict zones to conflict prevention and intervene more as a ‘best supporting actor to the UN’, says a paper by the European Think Tanks Group published today (1 September).
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Global Europe 13-05-2014

EU ministers launch European Institute for Peace

EU foreign affairs ministers launched a new institution on Monday called European Institute for Peace, an initiative that aims to contribute to the global peace agenda of Europe.
Development Policy 26-04-2011

Georgia’s Vice PM: South Ossetia and Abkhazia are not ‘frozen conflicts’

The occupied Georgian territories of South Ossetia and Abkhazia in the wake of war with Russia in August 2008 should not be considered as a "frozen conflict," Giorgi Baramidze, vice-prime minister of Georgia responsible for European and Euro-Atlantic integration, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Development Policy 26-04-2011

Georgia calls for EU help over ‘occupied territories’

Georgia wants the European Union to help it solve its conflict with Moscow over the "occupied territories" of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the country's vice-prime minister, Giorgi Baramidze, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Med & South 26-01-2011

Deputy SecGen: ‘Good atmosphere’ reigns in Union for the Mediterranean

Despite tensions among several of its member countries, an excellent atmosphere reigns in the secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean, an EU initiative for promoting stability and prosperity across the sea that divides Europe from Africa and Asia, Ilan Chet, the project's deputy secretary-general, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.