Zartman, I. W. (2015). Preventing Deadly Conflict. Cambridge: Polity Press. United Kingdom.
The latest issue of PINPoints (number 42) is now available for download. The issue contains articles on the outcome of the successful UN Climate Conference in Paris, the peace process in South-Sudan and on the PIN Roadshow in Montenegro of early July 2015.
A new PIN Policy Brief on Gender and Peace Negotiations by Élise Féron is available for download. This policy brief argues that the inclusion of women and of gender issues in peace negotiations is key to the success of any subsequent process of reconciliation, because it is likely to lead to more encompassing and inclusive peace agreements.
International negotiation is 'war by peaceful means.' Enhancing the effectiveness of this process as an alternative to warfare necessitates a better understanding of negotiation as one of the main tools of diplomacy. Following the tradition of Clingendael Institute’s PIN program, Paul Meerts' new book "Diplomatic Negotiation - Essence and Evolution" attempts to provide just that.
The PIN Group is in Madrid on 7 and 8 May 2015 for a roadshow on international negotiation. In these two days, special attention will be given to the topic of mediation. Members of the PIN Steering Committee and invited guests will present their latest insights and research agendas.
The latest developments in negotiation research, the policy conclusions of the Arab Spring project and the second workshop of the reconciliation project – these very interesting events are scheduled for the two-day visit (23-24 May 2013) of the Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) to the School of International Negotiations of the Saint Petersburg State University.
A new PIN Policy Brief on Challenges to Diplomatic Negotiation by Paul Meerts is now available for download.
The PIN Group is in Istanbul on 24, 25 and 26 May as a guest of Bahçeşehir University. On 25 May the latest research on the negotiations in the Arab Spring (PIN's Negotiations in Transitions project) will be presented and discussed. In the afternoon of 26 May there is a roundtable on Syria.
Two recent PIN Books (Engaging Extremists and Negotiating with Terrorists) are listed in the top 150 books on terrorism by Perspectives on Terrorism. The PIN books were edited by Guy Oliver Faure and I. William Zartman. More information on the books can be found in the publication section.