A new global order in the making: How can peace mediation stay relevant in the post-Covid-19 world?

By Geneva Peacebuilding Platform

A podcast by The Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) in collaboration with the Changing Character of War Center of the University of Oxford and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). Covid-19 is impacting the foundations that underpin global peace and security, and multilateral institutions that uphold peace are facing a crisis that has left them struggling with internal deadlocks. This is felt concretely in Geneva that represents a major site for international diplomacy and peacemaking. The crisis of multilateralism is coupled with technological advancements in warfare that the peacemaking community at large has yet to fully grasp. It is clear that practice of peace mediation needs to adapt to this new reality if it wants stay relevant in the future. The podcast ""A new global order in the making: How can peace mediation stay relevant in the post-Covid-19 world?"" aims at enhancing the understanding of practitioners in the field of peace building to emerging trends in global peace and security. It does this by providing perspectives on the changing character of conflict and by identifying questions that need to be addressed in peace mediation.  Featuring: Annette Idler – Director of Studies, Changing Character of War Programme, University of Oxford  Ville Brummer – Programme Director, CMI Jean-Marc Rickli – Head of Global Risk and Resilience, Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Contributions to the Geneva Peace Week 2020 Digital Series do not necessarily represent the views of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, its partners, or the partners of Geneva Peace Week.

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