Peacebuilding cannot be promoted without changing how actors (such as governments, international organizations, NGOs, etc.) engage in conflict and conflict resolution. AP therefore wants to establish a regular dialogue with relevant political institutions—in Italy and Europe first, but also in the rest of the world—on the opportunities for adopting peacebuilding approaches that can lead more effectively to the resolution, management or prevention of violent conflicts.
AP’s approach to its advocacy activities—which include seminars, publications, consultations and public events—is in line with the guiding principles of the agency, and in particular on the primacy of groups who are directly affected by violent conflict, reciprocity and an emphasis on concrete results.
AP’s initiatives under this area include: