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Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Catherine Turner and Martin Wählisch


This pioneering work offers important insights into peace mediation practice today and the role of third parties in the resolution of armed conflicts. The authors reveal how peace mediation has developed into a complex arena and how multifaced assistance has become an indispensable part of it. Offering unique reflections on the new frameworks set out by the United Nations, the book explores the challenges and the opportunities of third- party involvement in conflict resolution. With its policy focus and real-world examples from across the globe, this collection is essential reading for researc ... More

Keywords: Peace Mediation, proxy wars, inclusion, mediator networks, constitution drafting, technology, Conflict Resolution, Mediation Support, Professionalisation

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529208191
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Turner, editor
Durham University

Martin Wählisch, editor
United Nations

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1 Rethinking Peace Mediation: Trends and Challenges

Catherine Turner and Martin Wählisch

Part I Normative Influences on Mediation

Part II Inclusion in Theory and Practice

Part III Strategies of Engagement

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