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.
Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been plagued by civil war since gaining independence from Britain after World War Two.
An overview of the war and ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, and profiles of the work of local peacebuilders.
In late 2014 the President of Burkina Faso was outed. Read about the conflicts in the country and the local organisations building peace.
The story of the work of local peacebuilders in Burundi, which has been strongly affected by violence in neighbouring countries in the Great Lakes region.
Central African Republic
Information on the conflict Central African Republic and the local organisations building peace.
Background information on over 50 years of armed violence suffered by Colombia, and an overview of peacebuilding organisations on the ground.
Information on the conflict and peacebuilding efforts in DR Congo, where war has left millions dead and displaced from 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 most divisive in the world. Local civil society has responded by forming a huge number of conciliation groups
After 30 years of stability under Houphouet-Boigny following independence in 1960, the Ivory Coast descended into violence. Learn about the conflict here.
An overview of one of the world’s longest running conflicts, and how local peacebuilders are bridging divides and bringing people together.
With politically-charged divisions, conflicts in South Sudan and Somalia, and militant Islam, the potential for conflict in Kenya is high.
Information on the work of local peacebuilding organisations overcoming sectarian divides in Lebanon, in the midst of regional tensions and recent civil war
A profile of peacebuilding and conflict resolution in Liberia as the country rebuilds after a civil war that lasted for 14 years, from 1989-2003.
Information on the conflict in Mali and the local peacebuilding organisations helping to rebuild society.
Full coverage of Nepal's civil war and the organisations working to secure stability after a 2006 agreement brought a measure of peace to the area.
Information on the conflicts in Niger and the local peacebuilding organisations helping to rebuild society.
An overview of conflict issues and political problems in Nigeria, as well as profiles of the work of local conflict resolution organisations.
The Troubles have left a society divided along sectarian lines. Find information on peacebuilding and conflict resolution groups in Northern Ireland here.
Background information on the challenges faced by Pakistan as a result of conflict and war, and the local peacebuilding organisations working to meet them.
An overview of the Rwandan genocide and the reconciliation and reconstruction work taking place as the country builds for a promising future.
Somalia / Somaliland
Somalia is often portrayed as being a land of violence, piracy and Islamist extremism. However, the situation on the ground is far more complex.
South Sudan is the world’s youngest state and the product of Africa’s longest running civil war, which spanned over fifty years.
Information on the 25 years of armed violence in Sri Lanka, and the local peacebuilding organisations working to bridge ethnic and religious divides.
An overview of Thailand's social, political and military conflicts, and the determined work of those trying to resolve them.
Information on peacebuilding organisations and the conflict in Uganda which has killed over 65,000 people and displaced more than 1.8 million.
Conflict began in the Balkans following the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1991. However, with Croatia now the 28th member of the EU, the future looks brighter.