We set out to bridge the gap between the sphere of mediation of armed conflict – traditionally defined as a low-tech environment – and the sphere of technology. Mediators and practitioners need a better understanding of the potential role of private ...
 16 Dec 2019

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In our June WebDebate, we explored the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for peacemaking: the opportunities AI tools offer for mediation, the feasibility of these tools, and how they fit into the role and work of the mediator. We were j...
 17 Jun 2019

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CyberMediation New technologies for political mediation: opportunities and risks 13 March, 2018 13.00 - 15.00 CET Geneva Internet Platform (2ndfloor, WMO building), Geneva and online The initiative The development of...
 13 Mar 2018

The training course is designed for mid- and senior-level staff of international organisations, governments, non-governmental organisations, and academic institutions with the view to enhancing their knowledge and conflict analysis and mediation skil...
 25 Feb 2018

Why do we need diplomats? Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examines the nature of diplomacy; when it is appropriate;...
Start date:   22 Feb 2021
Two interesting articles by Prof. Dietrich Kappeler and Mr Aldo Matteucci on the role played by Switzerland including the pivotal role played by Ambassador Long in the successful resolution of the Algerian question 50 years ago. Indeed, these article...
 22 Aug 2012

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