Sharing Our Expertise

PILPG has developed the following toolkits and handbooks to manage, share, and deepen knowledge in the fields of peace negotiations, post-conflict constitution drafting, and war crimes prosecution/transitional justice.

The International Negotiations Handbook

This handbook discusses strategies for preparing for international negotiations, including substantive advice on goal-setting, preparing, performing well in the negotiation room, persuasion techniques, and more.

 

The Ceasefire Drafter's handbook

Drawing from PILPG's experience in ceasefire negotiations, as well as state practice and comparative analysis of over 200 ceasefire agreements, this guide helps negotiators and drafters of ceasefire agreements, including sample language and comparative provisions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

huMAN RIGHTS DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

The Human Rights Documentation Toolkit is an online portal providing human rights documenters with documentation resources and tools, accepted practices, and ongoing support from other documentation stakeholders.

Post-Conflict Constitution Drafter's Handbook

This handbook helps parties, mediators, and practitioners better prepare for drafting and implementing post-conflict constitutions.

 

Investigations Field Guide

This field guide helps civil society actors investigate gross human rights violations in the field where no immediate efficient investigative authority is available, and there is a risk of deterioration of the information relative to these violations.

Peace Agreement Drafter's handbook

The Peace Agreement Drafter's Handbook is a comprehensive guide for drafting peace agreements and includes topics such as power sharing, parliamentary structure, protecting human rights, and establishing the rule of law.

 

 

National Political Dialogue Handbook 

The purpose of the Handbook is to provide a resource for practitioners on the important areas to focus on in the planning and execution stages of a national dialogue.

 

Investigations hANDBOOK

This toolkit helps civil society actors investigate gross human rights violations in the field where no immediate efficient investigative authority is available, and there is a risk of deterioration of the information relative to these violations.

Frontier Justice Rule of Law Summary Report