conflict

Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role

Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role
The “EU as International Mediator” research network has produced a policy brief on the EU’s Mediation Concept and ongoing role in international mediation. It is published with permission here, and ... Read More

Can ODR Help To Resolve Conflict In Refugee Communities?

Can ODR Help To Resolve Conflict In Refugee Communities?
The arrival of over a million refugees in Europe and the wider region since the outbreak of war in Syria has brought human rights and migration issues into the headlines ... Read More
GPC, News

Ask An Expert: Bill Marsh

Ask An Expert: Bill Marsh
Bill Marsh, one of the top ranked independent mediators worldwide, discusses the growth of mediation, the future of the industry and streamlining cross-border dispute resolution processes ... Read More

Ask An Expert: Luciana Breggia

Ask An Expert: Luciana Breggia
Judge Luciana Breggia, President of the Second Section of the Tribunal of Florence, speaks about the development of mediation in Italy and the crucial role education can play in forging ... Read More

The Ingenious Judge – A Children’s Book

The Ingenious Judge - A Children's Book
Judge Luciana Breggia, President of the second section of the Tribunal of Florence, offers an insight into her illustrated book ‘Il Giudice alla Rovescia (The Ingenious Judge)’ which seeks to ... Read More
GPC

Advocating Alternative Political Resolution

Advocating Alternative Political Resolution
I proposed the idea of alternative political resolution (APR) in a 2015 blog post about potential future developments in mediation. Now I’d like to explore the idea in more detail ... Read More
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The Mexico City Global Pound Conference

The Mexico City Global Pound Conference
The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series 2016-17 is taking place in different locations all around the world over the next year, with the aim of facilitating the development of 21st ... Read More
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Nelson Mandela As Negotiator: What Can We Learn From Him?

Nelson Mandela As Negotiator: What Can We Learn From Him?
This article considers how ‘the greatest negotiator of the twentieth century’, Nelson Mandela, approached negotiating the ‘unbanning’ of the African National Congress (ANC), the dismantling of apartheid, and his own ... Read More
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Pre-Dispute And Pre-Escalation Processes To Prevent Disputes: A Brief Introduction

Pre-Dispute And Pre-Escalation Processes To Prevent Disputes: A Brief Introduction
Among the dozens of dispute resolution processes that exist today, there are a number of relatively new pre-dispute and pre-escalation processes that can be used to prevent disputes before they ... Read More
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Ask An Expert: Babatunde Ajibade

Ask An Expert: Babatunde Ajibade
Lagos-based disputes lawyer, Babatunde Ajibade SAN, partner at SPA Ajibade, discusses the increasing complexity of commercial disputes and the importance of effective communication in the field of dispute resolution. What ... Read More

Global Pound Conference – What is it?

Global Pound Conference - What is it?
This series of conferences spanning the globe, explores and raises awareness about a whole palette of tools for the resolution of disputes among nations and businesses. These conflict resolution tools ... Read More

Bringing Oxytocin into the Room: Notes on the Neurophysiology of Conflict

Bringing Oxytocin into the Room: Notes on the Neurophysiology of Conflict
By Kenneth Cloke “We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.”Anais Nin While people in conflict commonly refer to facts, behaviors, feelings, personalities, or ... Read More
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