Participating Team members

Prof Laurent Goetschel

Prof Laurent Goetschel is director of swisspeace and professor of political science at the University of Basel. He is currently president of the Swiss Commission for Research Partnerships with Developing Countries of the Swiss Academy of Sciences.

Dr Sibel Gürler

Dr Sibel Gürler is Head of the Statehood programme at swisspeace, and leads swisspeace’s activities related to Business & Peace. Her work has included consultancy mandates for government institutions as well as national and international aid organisations.

Dr Stefan Bächtold

Dr Stefan Bächtold is swisspeace’s in-country focal point in Myanmar. He has specialised in developing integrated Theories of Change, alternative evaluation approaches and collaborative learning processes for peacebuilding projects.

Ms Jamie Pring

Ms Jamie Pring is a PhD candidate at the University of Basel and a PhD fellow of the swisspeace Mediation program examining the role of norms in international peace mediation.

Work Packages


Consolidation of available research and materials on resilience in peacebuilding


Designing and writing materials to establish future grant applications


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices, to be fed into future grant applications


Dissemination and communication