Samantha Adler analyzes what makes unusual forms of diplomacy effective or ineffective at reducing conflict. This is the final article in a series of five.
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The Troubles in Northern Ireland, and the Peace Players Initiative 1
In the fourth article in her series on unusual forms of diplomacy, Samantha Adler examines efforts to use sports to bridge the divide in Northern Ireland.
South Africans mediated during Burundi’s conflict Reply
In the midst of Burundi’s civil war, two Zulu leaders who had once tried to kill one another shared their experience of making peace. Samantha Adler examines their work and other efforts in the third of five articles on innovative diplomacy.
Innovative Diplomacy Strives to Resolve Conflicts Reply
When diplomats are unable to end or prevent conflict, other parties may take the initiative, launching cross-border sports or cultural exchanges. In a five-part series, Samantha Adler analyzes informal and unusual types of diplomacy to see which hold the most promise.
Who is Writing Syria’s Future? Reply
Why are women excluded from the peace talks that will shape Syria’s future? Lindsay Cornelio examines the issue.
Adventures in Kurdistan Reply
Sara Monteabaro writes: During January 2014, I traveled to the Kurdistan region of Iraq along with five other students from New York University’s master’s in global affairs program. The trip was part of the Joint Research Seminar in Peacebuilding run by Professor Thomas Hill in conjunction with the University of Duhok in Iraq. As part of the program, each NYU student paired up with a Duhok counterpart to write a research paper on a topic related to peacebuilding in the Kurdistan region.
African Solutions to African Problems Reply
African leaders reflect on their continent’s efforts at peacebuilding and development. Jane McClenahan reports.