Herding Cats: A Strategy for Preventive Diplomacy (FREE)
Ill. Mediation was *A Multiparty Effort Involving A Range Of Actors Individuals States *multiparty effort involving a range of actors individuals states organizations and NGOs working simultaneously or seuentially These vivid accounts attest to 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 by the same who were #Responsible For USIP Press #for USIP Press highly successful publication Managing Global Chaos and is intended as a follow on to that book In their feedback on the volume readers re. Br. An illustrious cast of *practitioners here describe their personal experiences in working to bring peace in significant conflicts across four *here describe their personal experiences in working to bring peace in significant conflicts across four 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 things complicated 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.
CHARACTERS Herding Cats: A Strategy for Preventive DiplomacyIan. Uested additional resources especially case studies that reflect real hands on experience in complex settings Not only will these cases illustrate how multiparty mediation works 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 themselves ason the special reuirements and best practices of the field promote a dialogue among themselves as as between academics and practitioners and ead to uniue insights new understandings and alternative that can be applied to future mediationsThe editors have framed the volume with discussions that Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time link the practitioner cases to the scholarlyiterature on mediation thereby situating the case studies in terms of
Theory While Also Drawing Lessons For Both Scholars And Practitionerswhile also drawing One Wild Weekend lessons for both scholars and practitioners can help guide future endeavors.