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#letsfindaway

When in December of 2016 the cover page of Time Magazine labeled this country the "divided states of America,” it felt true. A harrowing 2016 U.S.

IMPACT Series: The Cost and Effectiveness of Peacebuilding Mediation

Guest speakers: Milt Lauenstein, Jessica Berns, Consultant with Jessica Berns Consulting, Michelle Breslauer, Deputy of Director of Programs, Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), Nike Carstarphen, Co-Founder of the Alliance

IMPACT Series: vertical coordination

Guest Speakers: Julian Davis, Standby Team Coordinator UN Mediation Support Unit (MSU); Canan Gunduz, Mediation Advisor European External Action Service (EEAS); and Kristian Herbolzheimer, Philippines/Colombia Program Director

Assessing the Risks of Conducting Emergency Mediations in War Zones

Faced with armed conflict and violent unrest, civilians in war zones are left vulnerable to threats of violence and great deprivations.

IMPACT Series: the person of the mediator

Guest Speaker: Dr. Christina Stenner, OSCE, Mediation Support Office

Brain Whispering: the neurosciences of mediation

Have you ever wondered what in the world is going through the mind of people in conflict as they battle things out in front of you?

The Cost of Humanitarian Access to Civilians

While international NGOs working in conflict zones provide lifesaving emergency services in sometimes highly volatile contexts, beneficiaries yearning for a return to normalcy sometimes question why this help isn't getting them

Strengthening Resilience

In fragile and conflict-affected countries, civil strife pins communities against each other as spoilers manipulate existing tensions, deepening fault lines and fracturing relationships.

Testing New Waters in Environmental Peacebuilding

Taking the time to understand the field is an important first step to take as an organization explores broadening the scope of its work.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

When faced with complex conflicts, we help communities untangle the issues that need to be resolved and identify key stakeholders that should be engaged.
We improve understanding, build consensus and help people work together to resolve tough issues.
We provide customized trainings to help individuals and organizations strengthen their capacity to build consensus, promote collaboration and mitigate conflict in their community.

 

OUR FOCUS SO FAR

Training40%
Conflict Resolution57%
Analysis3%

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Recent Work

KAICIID
BMT Training
Mediation Practitioners’ Exchange
Technical Facilitation Skills for Inter-Community Dialogue Training
Consensus-building Training and Manual Development
De-Icing Government Communication
Emergency Community Mediation
Introduction to Basic Mediation
Building Resilient Communities in Conflict-Affected Countries
Inter-faith Peacebuilding Network
Transforming Conflict into Collaboration
Mediating Co-parenting Plans
Introduction to Basic Mediation

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