Schedule

Wednesday 26 October, 2022

- CEST
- CEST
Venue Room: Topaz
Welcome and Introduction
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Katariina Leinonen
Katariina Leinonen European External Action Service (EEAS), Deputy Head, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation
Miguel Varela
Miguel Varela Dialogue Mapper
- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Opening panel: Lessons Identified, Trends and Perspectives for EU Peace Mediation
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Benedikta von Seherr-Thoss
Benedikta von Seherr-Thoss European External Action Service (EEAS), Managing Director, CSDP and Crisis Response,
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Peter M. Wagner Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), Head of Service
Sonya Reines-Djivanides
Sonya Reines-Djivanides European Peacebuilding Liason Office (EPLO), Executive Director
Miroslav Lajčák
Miroslav Lajčák EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and Western Balkan Regional Issues
Fatima Maiga
Fatima Maiga Founding Member and President of the Coalition des Femmes Leaders Nord, Sud et Centre du Mali (NSC)
- CEST
- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
EU Peace Mediation – Effective Support in a Challenging Environment
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Guillem Riutord Sampol
Guillem Riutord Sampol European External Action Service (EEAS), Head, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation Support
Annette Weber
Annette Weber European External Action Service (EEAS), EU Special Representative for the Horn of Africa
Ville Brummer
Ville Brummer CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Chief Programme Officer
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Simon Bojsen-Moller FPI, European Comission, Deputy Head of Unit, Crisis Response, Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding
Hiba Qasas
Hiba Qasas Interpeace, Director Principles for Peace Secretariat
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
Mediation for the access and use of disputed resources in Sahel
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Catherine Hiltzer Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Operations Coordinator for the Sahel and the Gulf of Guinea
Peter Marsden
Peter Marsden Concordis, Chief Executive
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Javier Ruiz Arteaga German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Chef de Programme - PROJES
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Almoustapha Amadou Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Coordinator, Agropastoral Mediation Program
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Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
Youth, Peace and Security: A path to greater diversity by bringing in young mediators
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GK
Gizem Kilinç Expert and Independent Consultant on YPS
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Achaleke Christian Leke Local Youth Corner of Cameroon, Executive Director
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Josephat Odiwuor Agwenge Nyumba Kumi, Kenya, Head
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Olla Alsakkaf Peace Environment Organization in Yemen, Chairwoman
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Spageon Ngabo Collective of the Yaga (bloggers) in Burundi, Chairman
Candida Novak Hornakova
Candida Novak Hornakova European External Action Service (EEAS), EEAS Mediation Support Team
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- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Mediation and Regional Partnerships
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Martin Albani
Martin Albani European External Action Service (EEAS), Head of Mediation Support Sector
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Sean Kane United Nations, Team Leader at United Nations Mediation Support Unit
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Scott M. Weber Interpeace, President
Christina Horvath-Stenner
Christina Horvath-Stenner Conflict Prevention Center, OSCE, Mediation Support Officer
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Abdel Aziz Abu Hamad Aluwaisheg Gulf Cooperation Council, Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Negotiations
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Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
Psychological support and local mediation: Ukrainian synergies in response to crises
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Vasyl Belmega
Vasyl Belmega CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Project Manager, Ukraine
Mary Jo Harwood
Mary Jo Harwood Facilitator, Trauma-informed peace building for mediators in Ukraine, Mediators Beyond Borders International.
Halyna Yeromenko
Halyna Yeromenko Ukrainian Mediation Center, CEO and Founder
Iryna Eihelson
Iryna Eihelson Independent Dialogue Facilitator and Researcher on Identity-based Conflicts
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
Transformative mediation & inclusive peacebuilding: Engaging with non-recognised actors and armed groups. Integrating 'State' and 'Non-State' mediation processes
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Olivia Caeymaex
Olivia Caeymaex Conciliation Resources EU, Director
Veronique Dudouet
Veronique Dudouet Berghof Foundation, Senior Advisor
Fatima Maiga
Fatima Maiga Founding Member and President of the Coalition des Femmes Leaders Nord, Sud et Centre du Mali (NSC)
Mshelia Birma Wayuta
Mshelia Birma Wayuta Researcher and Peacebuilder; Transitional Justice and Community Engagement
Jean Marc Mazio
Jean Marc Mazio Representing EIP, Former Head of Programmes, Stabilization and Reconstruction Plan for Eastern DRC (STAREC), Ituri
Steven Spittaels
Steven Spittaels European Institute of Peace, Team Leader, Great Lakes Region
- CEST
- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Building trust in peace mediation: The psychological dimension
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Jonathan Cohen
Jonathan Cohen Conciliation Resources, Executive Director
Irene Bruna Seu
Irene Bruna Seu Birkbeck, University of London, Professor in Psychosocial Studies and Critical Psychology
Michelle Gehrig
Michelle Gehrig Athena Consortium, Analyst
Hudo Ahmed
Hudo Ahmed Conciliation Resources, Ethiopia, Project Manager
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Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
CSDP missions supporting peace mediation engagements: Roles, contributions and their operationalization
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Sebastian Dworack Center on International Peace Operations, ZIF, Head International Capacity Development Team
Alischa Kugel
Alischa Kugel Center on International Peace Operations, ZIF, Deputy Head, International Capacity Development Team
Marek Szczygieł
Marek Szczygieł EUMM Georgia, Head of Mission
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Fabian Loewenberg EUCAP Somalia, Deputy Head of Mission
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Maja Sverdrup EUCAP Sahel Mali, Deputy Head of Mission
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
Dealing with the past for a better future: Integrating transitional justice in peace negotiations and national dialogues
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Elisabeth Baumgartner
Elisabeth Baumgartner Key expert 1 of the Facility on Justice in Conflict and Transition of the EU
Priscilla Hayner
Priscilla Hayner Member of the UN Standby Team of Senior Mediation Advisers, Senior Transitional Justice Expert
Shadia Marhaban
Shadia Marhaban International Mediator, Member of the Free Acheh Movement (GAM) peace negotiating team in Helsinki (2005)
Maria Camila Moreno
Maria Camila Moreno International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Head of Office, Colombia

Thursday 27 October, 2022

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Venue Room: Topaz
Welcome and opening: Recapping day 1 and introducing day 2
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Katariina Leinonen
Katariina Leinonen European External Action Service (EEAS), Deputy Head, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation
Janna Greve
Janna Greve European External Action Service (EEAS), Policy Officer, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation
Miguel Varela
Miguel Varela Dialogue Mapper
- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
Formal and Informal dialogue in a regional setting in Africa: Complementarity, coordination and cooperation
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Tiina Kukkamaa-Bah
Tiina Kukkamaa-Bah CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Head, Sub-Saharan Africa
Abdeta Dribssa Beyene
Abdeta Dribssa Beyene Center for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation (CDRC), Executive Director
Georg Charpentier
Georg Charpentier CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Senior Advisor
Sylvia Thompson
Sylvia Thompson CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Senior Manager
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
The Experience of non-state armed groups in peace/political processes in Mali and Yemen
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Bilal Ag Acherif Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad (MNLA), Secretary General, Founding Member
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Amr Al Bidh Member of Yemen´s Southern Transitional Council’s (STC) Presidential Council and the Special Representative of the STC President for Foreign Affairs.
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Nabeel Bin Lasem Office of the Special Representative of the STC President for Foreign Affairs, Political Officer
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Aisling Schorderet Independent Diplomats, Senior Policy Adviser
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Cat Evans Independent Diplomat (ID), Director of European Operations and African Outreach
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Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Trends in Ceasefire Mediation
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 Georg Albers
 Georg Albers European External Action Service (EEAS), EEAS Mediation Support Team
Katia Papagianni
Katia Papagianni Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Director for Policy and Mediation Support
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Ajay Sethi United Nations, UN Department for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)
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Mohammed Ali Resonate! Yemen, Project Manager
Govinda Clayton
Govinda Clayton Centre for Security Studies, ETH Zurich, Senior Researcher
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- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Mediation support in electoral processes or crises
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Calixte Aristide Mbari
Calixte Aristide Mbari African Union, Head of Division, Democracy, Governance, Human Rights, and Elections at the Department of Political Affairs
Filiberto C. Sebregondi
Filiberto C. Sebregondi European Centre for Electoral Support, Vice President of the Strategic & Advisory Board
Erastus J.O. Mwencha
Erastus J.O. Mwencha African Capacity Building Foundation Executive Board, Chair
Cristina Castagnoli
Cristina Castagnoli European Parlament, Head of the Elections Unit
Jean Adukwei Mensa
Jean Adukwei Mensa Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana
Rindai Chipfunde-Vava
Rindai Chipfunde-Vava European Centre for Electoral Support, Preventing Electoral Violence Project Co-ordinator in Ethiopia
Wafula Chebukati
Wafula Chebukati Kenya's Elections Regulatory Agency, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Chairman
Samuel Kobia
Samuel Kobia National Cohesion and Integration Commission, Chairman
Eldrige Adolfo
Eldrige Adolfo Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), Senior Dialogue and Peace Mediation Adviser
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Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
Methods of Digital Inclusion in Peacemaking: Case-studies on Digital Dialogues from Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa
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Jibecke Joensson
Jibecke Joensson CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Head, Brussel’s Office
Tetiana Kyselova
Tetiana Kyselova Mediation and Dialogue Research Center at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Associate Professor and Director
Mira El Mawla
Mira El Mawla Build Up, MENA lead
Maude Morrison
Maude Morrison Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), Head of Social Media and Conflict Mediation
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
Taking forward women's meaningful inclusion in peace making: Reflections and action-oriented strategies
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Loredana Teodorescu
Loredana Teodorescu President of WIIS Italy, Head of the Mediterranean Women Mediators Network (MWMN) and Global Alliance's Secretariat Coordinator.
Anna Cervi
Anna Cervi Humanitarian expert, qualified mediator, a member of the MWMN, IMI and ACAMS
Karma Ekmekji
Karma Ekmekji Mediation Advisor at UN Women, Founder #Diplowomen and member of the MWMN
Elif Kalan
Elif Kalan Member of the Turkey Antenna of the MWMN and co-founders of the NGO CERA Europe
Magda Zenon
Magda Zenon Podcaster and member of the Women Mediators Across the Commonwealth (WMC), MWMN, WASL and of Hands Across the Divide
Katariina Leinonen
Katariina Leinonen European External Action Service (EEAS), Deputy Head, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation
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- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Copper Venue Room: Copper
Limited-focus deals on limited-focus issues: An alternative approach to comprehensive settlements
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Dhana Jiménez
Dhana Jiménez Venezuela Expert Group, Coordinator and Attorney
Guillermo T. Aveledo Coll
Guillermo T. Aveledo Coll Metropolitan University, Dean of the School of Liberal Studies
Andrés Garcia Trujillo
Andrés Garcia Trujillo Institute of Integrated Transitions (IFIT), Associate
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Unopa Makanyanga Harambe Trust, Director
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Online Whiteboard: Amber/Bronze Venue Room: Amber/Bronze
Media, civil society actors and mediation specialists: A gathering of actors for peace yet to be put together
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Nicolas Rougy
Nicolas Rougy Interpeace, EU Senior Representative
Linda Benrais
Linda Benrais Essec Business School, Director of the Governance and Conflict Resolution Department
Brice Ndangoui
Brice Ndangoui Editor in Chief, Radio Ndeke Luka/ Foundation Hirondelle - Central African Republic
Maria Camila Moreno Múnera
Maria Camila Moreno Múnera International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Head of Office, Colombia
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Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Sharing lessons learned and good practices on support for Insider Mediators
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Antti Pentikainen
Antti Pentikainen Mary Hoch Foundation, Executive Chair
Laura Wenz
Laura Wenz UNDP Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Team, Policy Analyst
Betty Bigombe
Betty Bigombe Chief Mediator between the Government and Lord’s Resistance Army (Uganda)
Natia Chankvetazde
Natia Chankvetazde Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, PhD Researcher
Nyasha Naomi Kuture
Nyasha Naomi Kuture Zimbabwe Insider Mediators Network, Member
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Barbara Einhäuser European Comission, Foreign Policy Instrument (FPI)
Juan Diaz-Prince
Juan Diaz-Prince United States Institute of Peace, Acting Team Lead and senior expert on mediation and dialogue
Chetan Kumar
Chetan Kumar UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub, Peacebuilding Advisor
Sanna Harty
Sanna Harty European External Action Service (EEAS), Policy Officer, Mediation Support Team
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- CEST
Online Whiteboard: Topaz Venue Room: Topaz
Closing remarks: Key outputs and the way forward for EU Peace Mediation
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Guillem Riutord Sampol
Guillem Riutord Sampol European External Action Service (EEAS), Head, Division for Conflict Prevention and Mediation Support
Jonathan Cohen
Jonathan Cohen Conciliation Resources, Executive Director
Jibecke Joensson
Jibecke Joensson CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, Head, Brussel’s Office
Loredana Teodorescu
Loredana Teodorescu President of WIIS Italy, Head of the Mediterranean Women Mediators Network (MWMN) and Global Alliance's Secretariat Coordinator.