psychology and politics

Psychological Dimensions of Peacemaking

Mutual needs satisfaction, based on a fundamental understanding of our innate needs and resources, is the means of achieving sustainable peace in politics

conciliators guild

Turning Down the Heat

As the political temperature rises across the world, John Bell, Ivan Tyrrell and John Zada explain why they founded The Conciliators Guild, and their hopes for it. TYRRELL: We are …

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Q&A: Informal Mediation and Diplomacy

In the western world we’ve come to regard professional diplomats and mediators, often employed or supported by governments, as the main agents of international diplomacy. When these brokers fail to …