International high-level dialogue forum

Shaping a globalised world


The Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) is a cross-party, non-profit organisation, funded by the four German federal states Berlin, Brandenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and the Free State of Saxony.

sef: provides an independent and international high-level forum for creative thinking on urgent peace and development issues. The Foundation brings present and future political decision-makers, their advisors and academic experts, civil society and the business community in a constructive dialogue. The sef: attaches special importance to bringing perspectives from the "Global South" into the political debate.

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