EPLO General Assembly. Peacebuilding, international mediation and civil society: priorities and agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the EU
Friday, May 29 2009
Madrid (Auditorio de Uría Menéndez), 28-29 May 2009On the occasion of the European Peacebuiling Liason Office (EPLO) General Assembly hosted by CITpax in Madrid and with the support of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAEC) a seminar was convened to analyse the role of civil society in the development of European policies, in particular those related to peacebuilding, conflict prevention and resolution, as well as the strengthening of the mediation capacities of the Union. The seminar analysed the priorities of the Spanish presidency of the EU, and the different possibilities for Read more...
Georgian and Abkhaz perspectives on conflict resolution and human security: a joint research initiative to build confidence
Tuesday, Mar 31 2009
Brussels, 31 March 2009. Co-financed by the European CommissionThe aim of the exercise was to explore and raise the main issues currently faced by local populations in the conflict area around Georgia and Abkhazia: the interaction between both communities as well as with international actors deployed on the ground.This meeting marked the conclusion of a project that sought to increase the understanding of joint interests, which the neighbouring Georgian and Abkhaz communities have in the spheres of human rights, security and regional development.This meeting marked the conclusion of a project Read more...
Multi-track dialogue on the human and economic dimensions of the Georgian- Abkhazian conflict
Wednesday, Mar 25 2009
CITpax has organised a number of meetings and discussions that are backed and funded by the European Union, aimed at building trust between Georgia and Abkhazia. These support meetings focus on the objective study of transversal technical issues grouped into four fields (human security, energy, regional economic development and the protection of the displaced persons and returnees). While these issues affect both the populations of Georgia and Abkhazia, they consciously leave aside the issue of Abkhazia’s territorial status, over which there is currently no possible understanding between the p Read more...