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Ill. Iation was a multiparty #EFFORT INVOLVING A RANGE OF ACTORS a range of actors states international organizations and NGOs *working simultaneously seuentially these vivid accounts attest *simultaneously or seuentially These vivid accounts attest the crucial importance of coordinating and building upon the efforts of other players They also illuminate the opportunities and problems presented by different entry points of mediation from conflict prevention through negotiation during active conflict to post settlement implementation and peacebuilding and by different kinds of everage evels of engagement and objectivesThis volume was developed by the same editors who were responsible for USIP Press's highly successful 1996 publication Managing Global Chaos and is intended as a follow on to that book In their feedback on the 1996 volume readers. Br. An illustrious *cast of practitioners here describe their personal experiences in working to *of practitioners here describe their personal experiences in working to peace in significant conflicts across four continents As James Baker Richard Holbrooke Max van der Stoel Alvaro de Soto Aldo Ajello and others make clear the mediator must operate in an environment of daunting complexity insecurity and uncertainty Whether seuestered in Norway or zigzagging across Africa the mediator can take nothing for granted not participants agendas or timetables in the struggle to sustain and advance the peace processAnd just to make thingscomplicated each conflict now typically attracts several independent mediators Indeed coordinating third party mediators is ike herding cats difficult if not impossibleIn each of the two dozen cases examined in this volume med.
DOWNLOAD Herding Cats: Multiparty Mediation in a Complex WorldIan. Reuested additional resources especially case studies *that reflect real hands on experience in complex settings Not only will these cases illustrate how multiparty mediation *reflect real hands on experience in complex settings Not only will these cases illustrate how multiparty mediation or does not work but they should also stimulate further
work on the special reuirements and best practices of the field promote a dialogue among practitioners themselves as well as between on the special reuirements and best practices of the field promote a dialogue among practitioners themselves as well as between and practitioners and ead to uniue insights new understandings and alternative approaches that can be applied to future mediationsThe editors have framed the volume with discussions that ink the practitioner cases to the scholarly One Wild Weekend literature on mediation thereby situating the case studies in terms of theory while also drawingessons for both scholars and practitioners that can help guide future endeavors.