mediatEUr’s team is made of individuals with one conviction: that a peaceful world is possible. We work with mediators, peacebuilders and innovators to bring together a team that is flexible and nimble.

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Hannah Tuempel

Hannah is the Director of Communications and Engagement with United World Colleges (UWC) International based in London. UWC is a global education movement and international organisation with the mission to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. UWC fulfills its mission through a network of 17 schools and colleges on 4 continents, various short programmes and a volunteer driven network of 158 national committees. Hannah oversees UWC’s global communication work and is in charge of UWC’s engagement and outreach work and…
Antje Herrberg
29 August, 2018
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Jerome Grimaud

Jérôme Grimaud is a humanitarian worker. He devoted his first missions to protective accompaniment in Central America and to frontline negotiations in the Middle East before becoming a psychosocial support delegate of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. He gradually specialized in the field of protection, humanitarian access negotiations as well as humanitarian mediation and dialogue facilitation, both as a practitioner and a trainer. His humanitarian negotiation and mediation experiences range from negotiating access of medical organisations and civilians at check points in the Palestine territories…
Antje Herrberg
29 August, 2018
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Miguel Varela

A former staff member of mediatEUr, Miguel works for AKTEK Ltd. Miguel Varela joined mediatEUr's office in November 2012. He advised mediatEUr on Peace technology, coordinated our Dialogue Support Platform project in Ukraine, and our fact finding project in Ukraine, and assisted several projects, including in the buildup for a European Institute of Peace and the review of the Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission. Specialised in peacebuilding projects with an innovative edge, Miguel uses web technologies, visual storytelling and photography to make peace as inclusive as it has always wanted to be.…
Maria Simonyan
11 June, 2018
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Pierre-Yves Monette

Pierre-Yves Monette is a recognized International Peace and Security expert. He has been a member of the UN Mediation Standby Team since 2011. His main areas of expertise are: constitution-linked questions, natural resource, religion-driven conflicts and National Mediator related issues. His geographical expertise covers Africa (Central Africa, West Africa, Sahel, Southern Africa) and Asia (Indian Ocean islands -Maldives, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Comoros, Thailand). On behalf of the UN, he also closely cooperates with RECs, especially with ECCAS (Central Africa), ECOWAS (West Africa), SADC (Southern Africa) and IOC (Indian Ocean Commission)…
Maria Simonyan
11 June, 2018
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Luis Peral

Luis has extensive academic, policy-oriented and practical experience in the fields of human rights and International Humanitarian Law, peacekeeping and peace-building, conflict analysis and private diplomacy. As a legal and policy analyst, Luis has extensively worked on forced migration derived from generalised violence and conflict as well as on the Responsibility to Protect. As facilitator, Luis has participated in confidence-building measures processes in Abkhazia-Georgia (with Antje Herrberg) as well as between Colombia and Venezuela. He significantly contributed to the set-up of a mechanism for monitoring the Colombian peace process, and worked…
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21 December, 2017
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David Price

David Price is a member of mediatEur and the co-founder of DebateGraph. At DebateGraph, a pioneer tool for dialogue mapping, David leads the organisation's projects, including work with the UK Prime Minister’s Office, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, CNN, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the European Commission. David is a trained mediator, has a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in Organizational Learning, a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Bath, and is a Fellow of the Royal…
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1 December, 2017
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Kathrin Quesada

Kathrin is a trained lawyer and mediator with a strong belief in the transformative power of empathy and dialogue. Prior to becoming a member of MediatEUr, she worked in the Balkans and North Africa on the Women, Peace and Security agenda for DCAF- a centre for security, development and the rule of law. She has also worked with the OSCE on conflict prevention and human rights in Kosovo and Vienna. During her different posts, Kathrin has built particular expertise in developing and leading grass-root dialogue and consultation processes, and involving…
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1 December, 2017
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Nuno Costa

Nuno Costa joined mediatEUr in May 2013 as a project coordinator. He has a background in project management and coordination, in particular managing EU projects. Nuno was Project Coordinator for the CEGOS group from April 2006 to January 2013, where he was responsible for the management of two EU Framework Contracts in management training, consultancy and coaching. As part of these contracts, he has managed several projects with different EU Institutions, including the European Commission, European Parliament, Council of the EU, and the Committee of the Regions, based in Brussels and Luxembourg, and also…
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1 December, 2017
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Marc Otte

Marc Otte acts as Senior Advisor to mediatEUr on the Middle East and North Africa region; as well as advising on strategy and operations.
mediatEUr
30 November, 2017
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Dr. Juan Díaz

Dr. Juan Diaz is mediatEUr's Berlin Representative. He is a mediator, trainer and facilitator working on political, economic and social integration. He is a tri-lingual conflict resolution specialist with over 15 years of experience managing mediations in conflict-affected regions, especially in East and Central Europe.
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30 November, 2017