Why Civil Society and Conflict Resolution?: Roundtable Meeting, Istanbul, 6th April 2013

This report details the discussion that took place during the Democratic Progress Institute and the Berghof Foundation’s roundtable meeting in Istanbul, Turkey on 6th April 2013, regarding the role that civil society can play in conflict resolution. Civil society is a crucial actor in peace building and democratic reform at local, national and international levels, and can influence and shape debate.