Can Mediation Do Harm-Conflict Sensitivity in International Peace Negotiations

2014. Author: Sara Hellmüller, Corinne von Burg, Mathias Zeller and Swisspeace

This article presents a conflict sensitive approach to mediation based on a three-step-model. It proposes guiding questions that a mediation team should ask during the planning, implementation and adaptation of an intervention in order to avoid doing unintentional harm and to increase its positive impact.

  • Conflict Sensitivity
  • Research/Lessons Learned
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