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Partners and affiliates

The 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development is co-hosted by SIPRI and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. SIPRI would like to thank the following partner and affiliate organizations for making the Forum possible.



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adelphi is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Our mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and consultation. Our work covers the following key areas: Climate, Energy, Resources, Green Economy, Sustainable Business, Green Finance, Peace and Security, International Cooperation and Urban Transformation.
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Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation
At the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, our mission is to catalyse dialogue and action for a socially and economically just, environmentally sustainable, democratic and peaceful world. We aim to generate new perspectives on global development and multilateral cooperation, build bridges between actors and provide space for those most affected by inequalities and injustice. 
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Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) is an expert organisation working to reduce the impact of mines, cluster munitions and other explosive hazards, in close partnership with mine action organisations and other human security actors. GICHD supports the ultimate goals of mine action: saving lives, returning land to productive use and promoting development. 
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International IDEA
International IDEA supports sustainable democratic change using a non-prescriptive, non-intrusive approach. Governed by a Council of Member States, International IDEA facilitates dialogue at the country, expert and international levels. Its initiatives develop comparative knowledge, assist in democratic reform and influence policies and politics, focusing on four key areas--electoral processes, constitution-building, political participation and representation, and democracy and development. International IDEA's work also addresses issues related to gender, diversity and conflict and security.
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International Civil Society Action Network
The International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) is a nonprofit whose mission is to support civil society activism in promoting women’s rights, peace, and human security in countries affected by conflict, transition, and closed political space. ICAN supports women’s efforts through bridging the divisions between activists and the policy community, elevating the voices and experiences of women activists, building skills, and ensuring the exchange of knowledge and resources.
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Institute for Security Studies
The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) is an African organisation which aims to enhance human security on the continent. It does independent and authoritative research, provides expert policy advice, and delivers practical training and technical assistance.
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International Alert
International Alert works with people directly affected by conflict to build lasting peace. Together, we believe peace is within our power. We focus on solving the root causes of conflict, bringing together people from across divides. From the grassroots to policy level, we come together to build everyday peace.
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International Legal Assistance Consortium
The International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) is an umbrella organisation based in Stockholm, Sweden composed of over fifty associations of legal and human rights experts, representing thousands of judges, prosecutors, lawyers and legal academics worldwide. ILAC works together with its member organisations and national partners to promote the rule of law and access to justice in post-conflict, fragile and transitional countries.
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Kvinna till Kvinna
The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation supports over 130 women’s organizations working to promote women’s rights and peace in conflict affected regions. Through its advocacy work, Kvinna till Kvinna aims to influence the Women, Peace and Security agenda and to raise public awareness about how conflict affects women and girls.
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Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security. Saferworld also conducts research and analysis and uses the data and lessons learned to improve local, national and international policies and practices. In addition to policy centres in London, Washington, D.C. and Brussels, Saferworld has programmes in nearly 20 regions across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe.
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Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium
The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) is a six-year global research programme exploring livelihoods, basic services and social protection in conflict-affected situations. SLRC was established in 2011 with the aim of strengthening the evidence base and informing policy and practice around livelihoods and services in conflict.


Oslo Governance Centre
The Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) is one of six UNDP Global Policy Centres and is part of the UNDP Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS). OGC draws on UNDP’s expertise in human development, democratic governance and conflict prevention to support policy development and applied research with an overarching focus on democratic governance and peacebuilding in crisis, conflict and transitional contexts. OGC’s governance and peacebuilding work supports the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 16.
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Uppsala Universitet
The Department of Peace and Conflict Research was established in 1971 to conduct research and education on the causes, dynamics and resolution of armed conflicts. Today the Department is a leading center in peace research and home to the world’s premier source of data on armed conflicts—the Uppsala Conflict Data Programme (UCDP). We are also a Rotary Peace Center and offer a full range of educational programs that attract students from all over the world.
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United States Institute of Peace
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) prevents, mitigates and resolves violent conflicts around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and providing analysis, education and resources to those working for peace.
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Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership
The Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) brings together existing women’s networks, practitioners, and organizations with long-standing experience in addressing extremism and its violent manifestations. Our goal is to deepen the impact of civil society peace builders in communities affected by violence, and to inform national and international policies and programs by offering pragmatic solutions that mitigate and prevent violent extremism and foster equality, peace and pluralism.
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is an international non-governmental organisation with national sections in over thirty countries, an International Secretariat based in Geneva, and a New York office focused on the work of the United Nations. WILPF Sweden is the organisation’s Swedish section.



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Alliance for Peacebuilding

The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) is a network of over 100 organizations working to resolve conflict and create sustainable peace in 153 countries. Its vision is to advance sustainable peace and security worldwide. AfP believes in a systems approach to peacebuilding that recognizes the complexity of modern conflict and connects the multiple sectors working for peace—making strong linkages between the local, national, regional, and global levels.

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Build Up
Build Up is a social enterprise that amplifies citizen participation in peacebuilding through technology, arts and research. We work with civic activists and peacebuilders to find and apply innovative practices that help them achieve their missions. We bring together our diverse skills - mediation, negotiation, facilitation, filmmaking, design, coding, data analysis, metal-work, graphic recording and more - to re-think how to build peace.
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Nordic Africa Institute
The Nordic Africa Institute (NAI) is a research centre on contemporary Africa with a special focus on political and social sciences. It is jointly financed by the governments of Finland, Iceland and Sweden.
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Stockholm Environment Institute
The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is an independent, international research institute. It has been engaged in environment and development issues at local, national, regional and global policy levels for more than a quarter of a century. SEI supports decision making for sustainable development by bridging science and policy.