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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 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.
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.
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.
The PIN Book Negotiating with Terrorists; Strategy, Tactics and Politics, edited by Guy Olivier Faure and I. William Zartman, is now available in a Chinese edition. The book is published by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and available for just 4 euro to make the book broadly accessible.