Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: The Council of Europe is Europe's leading human rights organisation. It oversees the European Court of Human rights, which works in 47 countries across the continent.
Work in Western Balkans: All the Western Balkan states are members of the COE, and bound to working with it to support human rights and the rule of law.
Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
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Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Western Balkans: The IOM works on a number of issues related to refugees, IDPs and migrant flows across South-East Europe and the Balkans,
Organisation overview: OSCE is the world's largest regional security organisation, based in Vienna.
Work in Western Balkans: The OSCE has seven missions working on conflict and governance issues across the Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: UN Women implements programmes tailored to individual countries throughout Africa. Its strategies support women's participation in decision-making, leadership development and skills training.
Work in Western Balkans: UN Women's regional offices in the Western Balkans are in Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Western Balkans: The UNDP Western Balkans and Turkey office works to deal with the legacy of conflict across its borders.
Organisation overview: The Berghof Foundation supports efforts to prevent political and social violence, and to achieve sustainable peace through conflict transformation.
Work in Western Balkans: The Berghof foundation works on a range of research, practice and reconciliation projects in the Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Western Balkans: CAAT provides arms export data on all the Western Balkan countries.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Western Balkans: The DRC works on a wide range of programmes relating to conflict, governance and repatriation of IDPs and refugees in Serbia.
Organisation overview: GNWP is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations. It is involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of Security Council resolutions on women and peace and security.
Work in Western Balkans: GNWP has two partner organisation in the Western Balkans: Kosovo Women's Network and Women in Black.
Organisation overview: GPPAC is a member-led network of civil society organisations active in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding across the world.
Work in Western Balkans: GPPAC has several partner organisations in the Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
Work in Western Balkans: IANSA has partner organisations helping to combat gun violence in Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia.
Organisation overview: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is a global network of non-governmental organizations, active in around 100 countries, that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
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Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Western Balkans: The ICTJ works on transitional justice, prosecution assistance, truth-telling initiative and reparations support in the Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a world without war. Its current main programme centres on disarmament for sustainable development.
Work in Western Balkans: The IPB's partner organisation in Serbia is the Center for Peace and Democracy Development.
Organisation overview: Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe.
Work in Western Balkans: Islamic works on post-war reconstruction and development in Kosovo.
Organisation overview: The Karuna Center innovates approaches for transforming conflict across divides by supporting people in all sectors of society to discover their shared capacity for building peace.
Work in Western Balkans: The Karuna Center runs peacebuilding projects in Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia.
Organisation overview: Kvinna till Kvinna conducts projects that promote women’s health, esteem, self-reliance and participation in building democratic societies. It also conducts research and raises awareness of peaceful conflict resolution issues.
Work in Western Balkans: Kvinna till Kvinna supports six women's organisations across the Western Balkans.
Organisation overview: Mercy Corps is an international development organisation that helps people around the world survive and thrive after conflict, crisis and natural disaster.
Work in Western Balkans: Mercy Corps helps refugees return and reintegrate into society in Kosovo, teaches families how to start and expand small businesses, and promotes leadership, conflict resolution and job skills training among youth.
Organisation overview: Musicians Without Borders work with music and culture to revitalise local communities and support peaceful coexistence and protection of human rights in Bosnia.
Work in Western Balkans: Musicians without Borders is involved in 2 projects in the western balkans. The Mitrovica Rock School works with youth in Kosovo. From Woman to Woman supports women in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Organisation overview: Partners for Democratic Change International is a global partnership of organisations that work to advance civil society, good governance and a culture of change and conflict management worldwide.
Work in Western Balkans: The PDCI has partner organisations in Albania, Kosovo and Serbia.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in Western Balkans: PRIO has a range of research of and publications on the Western Balkans countries.
Organisation overview: Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
Work in Western Balkans: Saferworld has projects in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, dealing with the legacy of conflict in Yugoslavia.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Western Balkans: The Centre for Common Ground (CCG as SFCG is known in Europe) has been working toward reconciliation, interethnic relations and stability in the Western Balkans since 1994, beginning with Macedonia and later expanding into Kosovo.
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in Western Balkans: The Small Arms Survey has publications on SALW in Kosovo, Macedonia, and Montenegro.
Organisation overview: swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It conducts research on the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.
Work in Western Balkans: swisspeace has implemented consultancy mandates in South-Eastern Europe related to Dealing with the Past and a dialogue project in Kosovo. The Center for Peacebuilding (KOFF) has organized regular roundtables on South-Eastern Europe.