PI - Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies

Description

The Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies – is a non-profit research institution developing interdisciplinary research activities in various fields of the social and human sciences (sociology, anthropology, political science, philosophy, economies, law etc.). The goal of the Institute is not only to adopt a critical stance towards events in the society but also to actively intervene in these events, to link academic research and reflection with practical educational and strategic advisory activities in various fields of public policy and public action in general. Consequently, the Institute has the status of a civil society non-governmental organisation on national, EU and international level.

Contact data

Country: Slovenia
Address: Metelkova 6
Ljubljana
SI-1000
Telephone: +386 1 2347720
Fax: +386 1 2347722
E-Mail: info@mirovni-institut.si
Website: http://www.mirovni-institut.si
Contact Person: Lana Zdravković
lana.zdravkovic@mirovni-institut.si
Tel: +386 1 234 77 20
Link to this organisation: http://www.comide.net/org/peace-institute/

Organisation details

Fields of work: advocacy / education / diversity / cultural activities / media / campaigning / research
Topics: peace / decent work / migration / development / human rights, media, gender equality, discrimination, cultural politics, social justice
Memberships in networks:
  • EU Fundamental Rights Platform
  • Rights, Equality & Diversity European Network
  • Policy Association for an Open Society
Legal status: formal
Legal registration number: 5498295
EuropAid PADOR-ID: SI-2008-BKH-0408559096

Languages & Countries

Main operation languages: Slovene
Other language skills: English
Countries working in currently: Slovenia / Rwanda
Countries worked in previously: Croatia / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Mexico / Serbia
Countries of interest: Africa / Southern America

Projects

Project in Balkans The project could be focused on the area of Balkans. The main project's holder could be either Peace Institute or Slovene Philanthropy. We could focus on the question of citizenship, human rights, social injustice, EU entry, etc. The focus would depend on the call/tender of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of…
Projects in Africa We could carry out numerous projects in geographically defined countries of Africa, according to experience of specific Slovene NGOs those countries would namely be: - Uganda (Slovene Philanthropy, Edirisa, Matafir, Peace Institute), - Rwanda (Peace Institute), - Mali (International African Forum), - Ethiopia, Niger (Institute for African Studies , International…
Human rights and migrants Project on the topic of human rights and migrants in its widest sense would deal with the question of European citizenship as an open status, which would be accessible to all those living in Europe and not just those, who are already EU citizens. It would deal with questions of…
Global Learning in Slovenia The main holders of Global Learning project in Slovenia could be Slovenian NGO Zavod Global (Institute for Global Learning and Projects Development) or Humanitas. Other partners could be: Institute of African Studies, African Center, Arab Club, etc. We would apply for tenders and calls in Slovenia, for example for calls…
INTEGRACE – Integrating Refugee and Asylum-seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States: Evaluation and Promotion of Current Best Practices The project researches the educational integration of refugee and asylum-seeking children in the EU and Balkans by developing common standards and sharing best practices in programme development and evaluation, with a specific focus on the needs of children who have been victims of crime. Furthermore, the project explores the existing…
Cross-Border Experience: The Interfaces of the EU and the SEE Countries Enhancing a Successful Enlargement Process The cross-border activities and intercultural dialogue established within the project will provide an informed public debate about the EU enlargement, and therefore, it entails a significant potential in shaping the public opinion on the future EU enlargements and in making short- and long-term objectives and effects. Slovenia represents an ideal…
Development of Nyamirambo Women’s Centre in Kigali and connecting Rwandan and Slovenian NGOs The purpose of this project is a strategic empowerment of Rwandan women's NGOs , in particular, the recently established Nyamirambo Women's Centre in Kigali, Rwanda in order for it to become self-sustainable non-governmental organization and the impact factor in both the local community as well as in the broader Rwandan…
Twiyubacke Nyamirambo – Establishing Women’s Self-empowerment Association of Nyamirambo – Kigali The main objectives of this Project are: to increase empowerment of a marginalized group of younger women in Nyamirambo; to overcome the absence of solidarity among women, to build their self-confidence and competences on the to facilitate self-help and community participation in gender equality advocacy and to develop sustainable local…
Knowledge Pays (Off): With Education and (Economic) Empowerment of Women Towards Gender Equality in Rwanda Three project objectives are: 1: To enable access to education, building capacities and practical skills training for deprivileged groups of women and therefore contribute to better employment opportunities, economic independence and improvement of living standards of these women and their families. 2: To enable access to books and introduce the…
NWC sustainability – socioeconomic engagement and poverty reduction in local community Nyamirambo in Kigali The project is a meaningful upgrade of the project “Nyamirambo (Kigali) Women’s Centre development and development integration of Rwandan and Slovenian NGOs” which was implemented in year 2009. General goal of this project is to empower already existing independent women’s center as a stable local and regional well-placed organization of…
Projects in Africa We could carry out numerous projects in geographically defined countries of Africa, according to experience of specific Slovene NGOs those countries would namely be: - Uganda (Slovene Philanthropy, Edirisa, Matafir, Peace Institute), - Rwanda (Peace Institute), - Mali (International African Forum), - Ethiopia, Niger (Institute for African Studies , International…
Human rights and migrants Project on the topic of human rights and migrants in its widest sense would deal with the question of European citizenship as an open status, which would be accessible to all those living in Europe and not just those, who are already EU citizens. It would deal with questions of…
Consistency of migration and development policy The transnational Initiative CoMiDe aims to enhance coherent migration and development policies at the European level and in four European countries. Furthermore its objective is to promote cooperation between development NGOs, migrant organisations and local and state actors in Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and Austria. The CoMiDe Initiative was kicked off…