Based on the developments in environmental diplomacy since the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen, Lau Øfjord Blaxekjær challenges the classical concepts of diplomacy. In “New Practices and Narratives of Environmental Diplomacy” he develops the image of a hybrid diplomacy incorporating multiple actors, multiple issues and multiple practices in the field
“The Paris Agreement represents one of the most ambitious outcomes possible given the political and institutional background in which it was forged” states an article on the French Presidency of the UN climate conference in 2015. The author Hayley Walker, PhD researcher at the University of Leuven, presents two central
The French Foreign Ministry has just published the first in-depth study on how negotiation management was a success factor to reach the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015. According to the author Dr Timothée Ourbak, “this study focuses on the negotiation process by presenting how the so-called ‘French climate team’ elaborated
Dr Kai Monheim recently contributed to the Business Review Blog of the London School of Economics with an article on the levers of negotiation management and their importance for reaching agreements at climate, trade, and biosafety summits. Building on the scientific analysis, he further gives a short introduction to the
Next month, Dr. Kai Monheim will host a workshop about multilateral negotiations at the annual conference for mediation “Mediationstag Hamburg” on June 28, 2017. The conference provides knowledge about the solution of conflicts under the the theme “Bridge over Troubled Water”.
Dr. Monheim’s workshop will focus on the effective negotiation
In this May, apart from working on improving climate negotiations, we will also offer advice when communicating over global trade: Less than two weeks after out COP23 workshop, we will have a two-days negotiation strategy workshop with the WTO and the Government of Argentina as host of the next trade
We are pleased to announce we will work together with representatives of the Government of Fiji for the preparation of COP23 in an advice project. Supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, we will host a two-day workshop in Bonn about negotiation
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The series on new research on multilateral negotiations is happy to announce the second research tip. Our very own Kai Monheim published “The ‘Power of Process:’ How Negotiation Management Influences Multilateral Cooperation” in International Negotiation.