This page is an index for all conflict areas that feature on Insight on Conflict. Simply click on any box for more information on peacebuilding and conflict background for each conflict area.
An overview of the war and ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, and profiles of the work of local peacebuilders.
Burma, also known as Myanmar, has been plagued by civil war since gaining independence from Britain after World War Two.
An overview of the war and ongoing conflicts in Burundi, with profiles and stories of the work of local peacebuilding organisations.
Background information on over 50 years of armed violence suffered by Colombia, and an overview of the local peacebuilding organisations working there.
Information on the conflict & peacebuilding in DR Congo. Where war is estimated to have left 5.4 million dead and forced 3.4 million to flee their homes.
Information on Guatemala's 36 years of armed conflict & the local peacebuilding organisations helping to rebuild society.
An overview of the war and ongoing conflicts in Iraq, with profiles and stories of the work of local peacebuilding organisations.
Israel & The Occupied Palestinian Territories
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the longest-running and most contentious in the world. Local civil society has responded by forming a huge number of peacebuilding groups.
After some thirty years of stability under the leadership of President Houphouet-Boigny following its 1960 Independence, the Ivory Coast descended into a series of coups, civil war and increasing tensions manipulated along ethnic lines.
An overview of the conflict in Kashmir - one of the worlds most dangerous conflicts and longest running - and how local peacebuilders are bridging divides.
Information on the work of local peacebuilding organisations overcoming sectarian divides in Lebanon in the midst of recent civil war and regional tensions.
Information on peacebuilding and conflict resolution in Liberia as the country rebuilds after 14 years of civil war 1989-2003.
Information on Nepal's civil war and the organisations securing the peace after the 2006 peace accords.
The Troubles have left a society divided along sectarian lines. Find information on peacebuilding and conflict resolution groups in Northern Ireland.
Background information on the challenges faced by Pakistan as a result of conflict and war, and the local peacebuilding organisations working to meet them.
Somalia / Somaliland
Since 1991, Somalia has been characterized by violence, piracy, and a rise in Islamist extremism. However, the situation on the ground is more complex than the grim picture portrayed in the media.
Information on the 25 years of armed violence in Sri Lanka, and the local peacebuilding organisations working to bridge ethnic and religious divides.
Sudan and South Sudan
The role of local peacebuilders will be vital if there is not to be further escalation of the violence that has affected Sudan in recent years.
An overview of Thailand's many political and armed conflicts, as well as information and profiles of the work of local peacebuilding organisations.
Information on peacebuilding organisations and the conflict in Uganda which has killed over 65,000 people & displaced more than 1.8 million.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and the subsequent dissolution of Yugoslavia that same year, the Western Balkans has become infamous as one of the most violent regions in the world.