Constructive Third-party Intervention 2 2018

From: Monday, 15. October 2018, 1.03 PM
To: Friday, 19. October 2018, 12.00 AM

Third-party interventions involve active, non-violent support of conflict transformation by impartial third parties. They require an in-depth understanding of the conflict situations, the parties involved and the individual objectives of the various project activities. In-depth clarification of the expectations of all parties involved, the role and mandate of the third party as well as conflict and culture-sensitive selection of suitable methods is therefore essential.

In our seminar, you will use case studies to select a suitable mix of facilitation, negotiation strategies, mediation techniques and traditional methods to support dialogue processes between conflict parties. In a shuttle mediation simulation, you will have the opportunity to experience the complexity of such a measure first-hand. The seminar will also heighten your awareness of possible pitfalls and the adverse effects of dialogue projects.

Seminar content

  • Term clarification: dialogue, mediation, negotiation, facilitation
  • Understanding of roles
  • Dialogue and shuttle mediation
  • Methods of building trust and creating "safe spaces"
  • Influence of culture, society, gender and power

Stella Sabiiti

For organisational matters, please contact:

Marianne Albrecht

For questions regarding the content, please contact:

Jamie Walker,

Florencia Benitez-Schäfer



Early bird price:

750 €