Conference on mediation and OSCE’s role successful

Published on Friday, 24th of October 2014

On 10 October, a broad audience gathered in Vienna to discuss mediation and the potential role of the OSCE in promoting national dialogue and the building of confidence across different divides. The event brought together envoys of regional and international organizations, negotiators and mediators from a number of peace processes from around the world as well as experts working in the field.

The conference was organised by CMI in co-operation with the Co-chairs of the OSCE Group of Friends of Mediation – Finland, Turkey and Switzerland, and with the support of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the OSCE Secretariat. The agenda and some pictures of the event are available below. A more detailed report will be published at a later stage.

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The seminar brought together a number of expert mediators

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President Martti Ahtisaari, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, opened the conference

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CMI representatives at the conference