Goal & Methodology

The goal of this specialized mediation workshop is to enhance the participants' knowledge of the content and relevance of security clauses in peace agreements, and their link to political and economic issues, as well as to train participants in the essential skills, concepts and attitudes that underpin the effective use of mediation in peace processes.

The course focuses on peace negotiations that include the top-leadership of conflict parties and a mediator or a facilitator. A comprehensive approach to mediation and facilitation is the basis of the course. Such an approach takes into account the different phases, relevant actors and topics of peace negotiations. Key questions addressed in this mediation workshop include: