News
mediatEUr participates in the Training in Leadership, Conflict Management and Mediation Skills organised by the European Center for Electoral Support (ECES) in Barcelona, 10-14 December 2012.
mediatEUr's CEO, Dr. Antje Herrberg, attended the Amsterdam Dialogue 2012 organised by International Crisis Group, Human Rights Watch and Dialogue Advisory Group on November 26th and 27th.
mediatEUr Miguel Varela attended the conference organised by International IDEA (International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance), UNU-CRIS (United Nations Institute on Comparative Regional Studies) and UNECA (United Nations Economic Comission for Africa).
Marc Otte, Senior Advisor of mediatEUr, receives the Commanders Cross from the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of German for his efforts in supporting peacemaking in the Middle East.
For ten years, the German Civil Peace Service has provided an 'alternative German foreign policy.' To celebrate its anniversary, an insert in the German newspaper TAZ discusses the role of civil society organisations in peace efforts around the world. mediatEUr contributed an interview on the role of civil society organisations in negotiating and implementing peace agreements.
Saturday, 17 November 2012 09:51

Leveraging peace through new ideas and thinking

A recent publication by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs looks at the EU's track record and capacities in the field of peace mediation. In it, Antje Herrberg argues that mediation is an essential tool for a 'smarter' EU foreign policy in future - and for this potential to be maximised, institutions and capacities need to adapt.