The United States Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace is a national, nonpartisan, independent institute, founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical, and essential for U.S. and global security. In conflict zones abroad, the Institute works with local partners to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict. To reduce future crises and the need for costly interventions, USIP works with governments and civil societies to build local capacities to manage conflict peacefully

Mediating Violent Conflict

Format: Online, Self-paced: Full courses
Duration: Estimated time to take course: 3 hours
Location/City: Online
Closing Date: 05 June 2021


This micro-course defines mediation and distinguishes it from negotiation. It describes the various roles a third party can play, including as a mediator, and the various steps one follows when organizing and facilitating a mediation process.




Course Overview



By the end of this course, participants will be able to:




  • Describe the importance of mediation;


  • Define mediation and identify the roles mediators play;


  • Identify the role identity plays in mediation; and


  • Recognize the basic principles behind effective mediation.




UN Security Council



UN Security Council meeting. Photo courtesy of the UN.



 



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