The EU as a Global Peace Actor

The European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) is the independent civil society platform of European NGOs, NGO networks and think tanks which are committed to peacebuilding and the prevention of violent conflict.

Europe’s response to violent conflict: An interview with Rory Keane & Sonya Reines-Djivanides

In this video, ECDPM’s Andrew Sherrif interviews Rory Keane (Head of Office United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security) & Sonya Reines-Djivanides (Executive Director, European Peacebuilding Liaison Office)

Turning the tide: Europe’s drive against Islamic radicalisation under scrutiny

Sonya Reines-Djivanides shares her perspectives on Islamic radicalisation in Europe.

EPLO Presentation at European Parliament AFET Public Hearing, 1 February 2018

Sonya Reines-Djivanides, EPLO Executive Director, speaking about the importance of the EU’s Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) at the European Parliament’s Committee for Foreign Affairs Public Hearing ‘Implementation of the EU external financing instruments: mid-term review 2017 and the future post-2020 architecture’, 1 February 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Prospects for Change in Iran

Panelists talked about cultural exchanges that are possible between the United States and Iran.

Déradicalisation : l’Europe doit revoir sa copie – the network

Comment empêcher la radicalisation des jeunes Européens ? Comment les dissuader de rejoindre des groupes jihadistes violents dans leur pays d’origine ou bien à l’étranger ? Et comment faire passer le message sans tomber dans la propagande ?

Select Articles & Presentations

Sonya Reines-Djivanides ’05 MAIR takes the lead at European Peacebuilding Liaison Office

Sonya Reines-Djivanides is the executive director of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO), an independent platform of NGOs and think tanks committed to the prevention of violent conflict. Read more …

The other weapon of mass destruction in Iran

Washington: Nearly four dozen heads of state, protected by military vehicles and metal barriers that created a temporary green zone in the heart of the capital, gathered here this week to agree to crack down on the threat of nuclear proliferation. Read more …

How to make the integrated systemic approach workable and operational?

Ms. Sonya Reines – Djivanides, Executive Director, EPLO stressed that CSDP is not a solution to everything and highlighted the importance of other tools available as part of the Integrated Approach. Read more …