Topics: How can machine learning make analytical work of peace mediators faster, smarter, and cheaper while increasing the efficiency of peacemaking? How can mediators use big data to predict behavior of conflicting sides? Should the use of...
diplomacy · What can diplomats learn from primates? Interview with Prof. Frans De Waal In January 2021, Diplo began a series of open monthly Zoom discussions on the evolution of diplomacy and technology titled Diplomacy and Technolog...
12 Feb 2021
The panel, which includes DiploFoundation's VladimirRadunović (E-diplomacy and Cybersecurity Programmes Director), willexplore how mediators can build trust in Cybermediation, by discussing past mediation experiences from an interdiscipli...
3 Nov 2020
AI tools could become important resources for mediators. Insights based on machine learning, such as the analysis of satellite images or large amounts of text, could be important for conflict analysis. We will explore some of these tools and the oppo...
4 Jun 2019
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
Geneva, Switzerland, 19 November 2019: Diverse stakeholders in conflict mediation and technology discussed the findings of the CyberMediation Initiative, and the impact of new technologies on mediation. The one-day conference on digital tech...
12 Dec 2019
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
CyberMediation: the impact of digital technologies on the prevention and resolution of violent conflicts
The event will take place on Wednesday 7 November 2018 from 09:00 to 10:15 at the United Nations Office Geneva (UNOG), Room XI. Programme: Introductory remarks Mr Enrico Formica, Senior Mediation Officer, UN Department of Po...
7 Nov 2018
#CyberMediation initiative launched to address potential and challenges of digital tools in peace mediation
Download the Press Release in PDF format Geneva, Switzerland, 15 March 2018: The #CyberMediation initiative was launched on 13 March to explore how digital technology is impacting the role of mediation in the prevention and res...
15 Mar 2018
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
The conference will bring together renowned academics, practitioners, and decision-makers to present views and exchange insights on mediation as an essential tool in addressing new challenges and threats to world peace and security. The aim is to ...
24 Feb 2018
Author: Thomas H. Smith
Author: Thomas Fischer
Author: Howard B. Schaffer
Author: Chester A. Crocker
Author: Herman J. Cohen
Cursed is the Peacemaker: The American Diplomat [Philip Habib] Versus the Israeli General, Beirut 1982
Author: John Boykin