Category – News

09 Jul 2019

IDPS 2019-21 Peace Vision

The IDPS Co-chairs are pleased to announce the endorsement of the IDPS 2019-21 Peace Vision (English and French) by the Steering Group. The document will provide a framework for joint action for the IDPS community for the next two years. 

03 Jul 2019

HLPF 2019

On behalf of the co-chairs of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (IDPS), we are pleased to invite you to attend A Dialogue for Peace: Delivering SDG 16+ in conflict-affected situations.’ The event, hosted by Sierra Leone’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, H. E. Francis Mustapha Kaikai, and Canada’s Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, H.E. Maryam Monsef, will take place during the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, on 15 July at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm.  

The purpose of the event is to officially launch the International Dialogue’s Peace Vision document for 2019-2021, which sets out a series of commitments made by g7+ countries, in partnership with members of the International Network on Conflict and Fragility (INCAF) and the Civil Society Platform on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) to deliver on SDG 16+ in conflict-affected situations. The HLPF presents an ideal opportunity to launch the Peace Vision, given its focus on reviewing progress on SDG 16 on achieving peaceful, just and inclusive societies, in addition to SDG 8 on sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth and employment, SDG 10 on reducing inequality within countries and SDG 17 on strengthening global partnerships to support and achieve the 2030 Agenda. All of these SDGs are directly relevant to the IDPS’ thematic priorities and approach. Furthermore, five g7+ countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Chad, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone and Timor Leste) will be presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) at the HLPF, with support provided by CSPPS, one of the three IDPS constituencies. One g7+ country in particular, Somalia, is also making great progress in using the opportunity of statebuilding to further women’s rights and participation. As such, the IDPS launch will seek to take advantage of this rich knowledge, experience and momentum within the IDPS community to articulate its global Peace Vision and commitments, in addition to national-level peacebuilding and statebuilding priorities in selected g7+ countries.


07 Feb 2019

A Seat at the Table: Capacities and Limitations of Private Sector Peacebuilding

The CDA Collaborative Learning projects has published a new report on engaging the private sector for peacebuilding in fragile contexts.

"It documents the efforts of individual companies, as well as those of associations of companies acting collectively, as they sought to transform the dynamics of conflict unfolding around them. The analysis identifies patterns that are common to effective approaches to peace and conflict by private sector actors, and the specific means and resources through which private sector actors implemented those approaches in successful cases. It offers insights for individual companies, for peacebuilding actors, and for policy organizations seeking to define and establish a role for the private sector in efforts to address fragility and conflict. The report systematizes and builds on insights gleaned over the course of the project through literature reviews, case study development, and consultations with a range of experts."

Click on the CDA's website here or IDPS website here to download the report

Authors: Miller Ben, Brian Ganson, Sarah Cechvala, and Jason Miklian

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects


02 Nov 2018

21st Steering Group Meeting

The new IDPS co-chairs, Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau (Canada) and Minister Nabeela Tunis (Sierra Leone), are delighted will convene the next Steering Group Meeting of the International Dialogue  on 12-13 December 2018, at the Lisbon g7+ Hub in Portugal.


11 Oct 2018

Sustaining peace and shared prosperity: The question of fragile states

An interesting article by Habib Ur Mayar Deputy Director of the g7+ Secretariat discussing the kind of effort it would take to tackle state fragility  at a global level.

Read the article here.