Since 1988, the PIN Program, formerly has been conducted by an international Steering Committee of scholars, meeting three times a year to develop and propagate new knowledge about the processes of negotiation.
The Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Stockholm
Gunnar Sjoestedt (Sweden) is senior research fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and also associate professor of political science at the University of Stockholm. His research work is concerned with processes of international cooperation and consultations in which negotiations represent an important element. He has studied the OECD as a communication system and the external role of the European community, as well as the transformation of the international trade regime incorporated in GATT and its external relations. He is the editor or co-editor of several books in the PIN series: International Environmental Negotiation, International Economic Negotiation, Negotiating International Regimes, Containing the Atom, and Professional Cultures in International Negotiation.