Jonathan Cohen

Conciliation Resources, United Kingdom

Jonathan Cohen is Executive Director of Conciliation Resources. Over the past 20 years at Conciliation Resources Jonathan has supported dialogue, mediation and peacebuilding initiatives in contexts including the South Caucasus, Kashmir, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Southern Thailand, Colombia, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

Previously he served as Deputy Director of the Foundation on Inter-Ethnic Relations in The Hague working with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities. In 2018 Jonathan became Chair of the Steering Committee of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) and in 2019 he became Chair of mediatEUr.

Jonathan is an Associate of the Institute for the Public Understanding of War and Conflict at the Imperial War Museum and a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. In 2007 he was awarded an OBE by the British Government for services to conflict prevention and conflict resolution in the Caucasus. 

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The EU and Conflict Prevention – What Next After the German Presidency?

Virtual Session 3Act

What has been achieved by the 2020 German Presidency to enhance the EU’s contribution to building sustainable peace? And how can Germany and civil society help sustain these efforts and move forward?

Jonathan Cohen is Executive Director of Conciliation Resources. Over the past 20 years at Conciliation Resources Jonathan has supported dialogue, mediation and peacebuilding initiatives in contexts including the South Caucasus, Kashmir, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Southern Thailand, Colombia, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

Previously he served as Deputy Director of the Foundation on Inter-Ethnic Relations in The Hague working with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities. In 2018 Jonathan became Chair of the Steering Committee of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) and in 2019 he became Chair of mediatEUr.

Jonathan is an Associate of the Institute for the Public Understanding of War and Conflict at the Imperial War Museum and a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. In 2007 he was awarded an OBE by the British Government for services to conflict prevention and conflict resolution in the Caucasus. 

Join me in:

The EU and Conflict Prevention – What Next After the German Presidency?

Virtual Session 3Act

What has been achieved by the 2020 German Presidency to enhance the EU’s contribution to building sustainable peace? And how can Germany and civil society help sustain these efforts and move forward?

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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und Entwicklung (FriEnt)
c/o GIZ

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