We design and conduct research, consulting and training in the areas of
conflict analysis, conflict transformation & peacebuilding
to facilitate constructive engagement with conflict.

PaCSIA is a not-for-profit organisation located in Brisbane, Australia. We design and conduct research, consulting and training in the areas of conflict analysis, conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and engage in culturally sensitive, dialogical research and practice. PaCSIA actively supports the prevention of violence and contributes to public debate and better understanding of peace and conflict through facilitation of dialogue and constructive conflict engagement processes. PaCSIA members come from a range of academic and professional backgrounds and have extensive expertise in research, practice and academia.

Here's what we've been up to recently...

Bougainville: Another round of community dialogues

In February and March another round of Community Dialogues for the Panguna Dialogue Project (PDP) took place on Bougainville. The Dialogues were run by members of the Bougainville team of PDP. They took PDP to remote communities in the interior of Bougainville. During the three-day events community leaders discussed issues of community governance, development and dispute resolution.

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Community Dialogues in Bougainville
October 2015

The first round of community workshops for the Panguna Dialogue Project (PDP) took place in October 2015. This was a joint endeavor by conducted by a PaCSIA team, consisting of Dr Volker Boege, Dr Serge Loode and Mrs Erica Rose Jeffrey, and a local team of Bougainville facilitators from the project area, led by Mr Dennis Kuiai.

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