culture meets culture 03.-06. Mail 2006, EUROAPHAUS WIEN. The role of mediation in international relations: „call for peaceful conflict resolutions in globalization“. Dr. Thomas R. Henschel European School of Governance. content. Trends in Society and international relations
culturemeetsculture03.-06. Mail 2006, EUROAPHAUS WIEN
Dr. Thomas R. Henschel European School of Governance
People in agriculture
„The Democratic Revolution is the most important trend at the end of the 20th century“
Number of people in % living in democratic societies
The international community is in need of a concept for maintaining security in the new emerging world order
International conflict and conflict preventionsearch for new concepts of constructive conflict management
Peace Consolidation (UN / OSCE)A systematic and long-term oriented process to deal with the sources of violent conflicts and to build the framework, the institutions and structures for a society to live in together in peace
Three phases of Peace Consolidation (UN / OSCE)
International conflict and conflict preventiona change in paradigm
“Prevention is the only appropriate security policy.”(Ernst-Otto Czempiel)
The current model of peace Consolidation:
Mediation: a concept for international peace keepingHow mediation could be useful
In a more and more complex and dynamic world, in which one men could destroy the whole world, we need mediation as a sufficient approach and tool to deal in a peaceful and participative way with international conflicts.
An approach that empowers the civil society by empowering participation and the citizens itself.
An approach that is dialog and process orientated and leaves the responsibility with the people.
Within the states and between the states.