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Recommendations for further steps to start dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan

This paper was created in November/december 2022 by participants of the dialogue workshops in both countries in the framework of our project supported by the German MFA. It is available in Azerbaijani and Armenian.

War in Ukraine: Do Negotiations Stand a Chance? 10 points from the Initiative Mediation Support Deutschland (IMSD)

Recent weeks have seen discussions, equally intense and controversial, over whether ongoing negotiations
for humanitarian measures let alone for ending the war that the Russian leader has been waging against
Ukraine have any chance of success, or whether they are negotiations in name only, doomed to failure.

Given the basic questions raised in this context, we wish to contribute the following considerations from
the areas of negotiations theory and mediation methodology to what otherwise has been a primarily polit-
ical, military-strategic and morally oriented public debate

How to talk to people in bunkers

So many Ukrainans who live abroad or had to flee communicate with their family members or friends who have to stay in cellars, metro stations, bomb shelters and try to provide remote phychological support while their own heart is broken, too. On request of a network of Ukrainian expatriates, we drafted a short guidance for 'How to talk to people in bunkers' in Ukrainan, Russian and English. It is based on the recent experience of our Armenian collegue who found shelter in bunkers during the 44-day war in 2020, on psychological first aid concepts and our work with war-affected people in the Western Balkans, South Cuasus and Nepal. Hope it can be of a little help.

Contested-Narratives-Dialogue – a methodological toolkit

This toolkit offers practical guidance to anyone who intends to become engaged in the facilitation of dialogue on historical and political narratives. It describes key methods and approaches of the Contested Narrative Dialogue approach developed by inmedio peace consult and implemented in a series of German-Russian and German-Russian-Ukrainian dialogue projects between 2018 and 2021.

Dialogue-Faciliation Training Manual in Tamil: From shared narratives to joint responsibility (sha:re)

In the framework of our dialogue support project in Sri Lanka 2018-2020, a condensed version of the sha:re-training manual (english version) has been published in Sinhala and in Tamil in cooperation with our partners Rainbow Resources Lanka (Colombo) and the Robert Bosch Foundation.

Dialogue-Faciliation Training Manual in Sinhala: From shared narratives to joint responsibility (sha:re)

In the framework of our dialogue support project in Sri Lanka 2018-2020 a condensed version of sha:re-training manual (english version) has been published in Sinhala and in Tamil in cooperation with our partners Rainbow Resources Lanka (Colombo) and the Robert Bosch Foundation.