CEIA is delighted to be collaborating with the World Bank to run three high level seminars on leading with empathy and social intelligence.
News and Events
The latest news from the Center for Empathy in International Affairs.
Negotiation Keynote on Empathy
CEIA’s Director Matt Waldman delivered an address to the wider network of the Negotiation Strategies Institute on the critical role of empathy in advanced negotiations.
CEIA Director Appointed Harvard Fellow
October 2019: CEIA’s Director is made a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation and leads an Advanced Skills Workshop on the Mediation of Armed Conflict.
New Electronic Library on Empathy
Sept 2019: CEIA is delighted to announce the birth of ‘ELE’ – Electronic Library on Empathy, consisting of a wide range of academic articles on empathy.
CEIA Develops Ground-Breaking Empathy Training
July 2019: After months of research, CEIA has developed an innovative and path-breaking empathy training for international professionals, enabling them to enhance their efficacy and impact.
CEIA Director Speaks at Harvard
April 2019: CEIA Director, Matt Waldman, was honored to be invited to speak for the second time at the prestigious Herbert C. Kelman Seminar, addressing the tough issue of engaging with Islamist armed groups.
Addressing Global Challenges
On 1 November 2018 CEIA’s director Matt Waldman participated in a symposium in London on addressing global challenges organised by Westminster Abbey Institute.
CEIA Partnership with Swiss Foreign Ministry
November 2018: CEIA Announces Partnership with Swiss Foreign Ministry for training and research to enhance the empathy skills of its top diplomats and mediators.
Presentation at St Andrews University
In October 2018 CEIA director Matt Waldman was honoured to be hosted by the School of International Relations at St Andrews, where he presented on the role of strategic empathy in foreign policymaking and conflict resolution.
World’s First Empathy Training for Diplomats
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.