In March 2018 CEIA conducted the world’s first training for diplomats in empathy: a workshop on strategic empathy for the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
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In March 2018 CEIA and Conciliation Resources convened a roundtable discussion in London on biases in conflict, attended by leading experts and practitioners in mediation and conflict resolution.
Event: Empathy in International Conflict Resolution – Matt Waldman leads the Kelman Seminar at Harvard
CEIA Director Matt Waldman gives a lecture on the role of empathy in reducing and resolving conflict in the Middle East and beyond.
On 21 March 2017, CEIA and Conciliation Resources held a stimulating expert workshop in London, involving 21 experts and practitioners, on the role of empathy in engaging non-state armed groups.
Check out our October-November 2016 publications by CEIA experts that address a range of critical contemporary issues.
On 20th October 2016, CEIA Director Matt Waldman gave a key note address at the Center for the Study of Crises and International Conflicts (CECRI) at the University of Louvain-le-Neuve.
On 6 June 2016 CEIA, in collaboration with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, will convene experts and practitioners in Washington DC to discuss the role of empathy in peacebuilding.
On Monday 14th March, the United States Institute of Peace, in conjunction with CEIA, will convene a group US diplomats and experts to discuss the role of empathy in conflict resolution.
In collaboration with the European Institute of Peace, on 5 March 2016 CEIA will convene senior mediators and experts in Brussels to discuss the role of empathy in mediation and negotiation.