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Peace Talks in focus. Report on trends and scenarios

Maria Villellas
Posted June 30, 2020 from Spain
Peace processes and negotiations in 2019

Peace Talks in Focus 2020: Report on Trends and Scenarios is a yearbook that analyses the peace processes and negotiations that took place in the world during 2019. The examination of the development and dynamics of negotiations worldwide allows to provide a comprehensive overview of peace processes, identify trends and comparatively analyse the various scenarios. A total of 50 global peace processes and negotiations were identified in 2019: 19 in Africa (38% of the total), 12 in Asia (24%), seven in Europe (14%), another seven in the Middle East (14%) and five in the Americas (10%). he report is divided into six chapters. The first presents a summary and map of the 50 peace processes and negotiations that took place in 2019 and provides an overview of the main global trends. The next five chapters delve into the peace processes and negotiations from a geographic perspective. Each of them addresses the main trends of peace negotiations in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, respectively, and describes the development and dynamics of each case in those regions. At the beginning of each of these five chapters, a map is included indicating the countries where peace processes and negotiations have occurred in 2019.Negotiations in 2019: global overview and main trendsA total of 50 global peace processes and negotiations were identified in 2019: 19 in Africa (38% of the total), 12 in Asia (24%), seven in Europe (14%), another seven in the Middle East (14%) and five in the Americas (10%). There was a slight increase in the number of peace processes and negotiations worldwide compared

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Peace Talks in Focus. Report on Trends and Scenarios is a yearbook that analyses peace processes and negotiations that took place in the world during a year. The examination of the development and dynamics of negotiations worldwide allows to provide a comprehensive overview of peace processes, identify trends and comparatively analyse the various scenarios. Peace Talks in Focus. Report on Trends and Scenarios also analyses the evolution of peace processes from a gender perspective. One of the main objectives of this report is to provide information and analysis to those who participate in peaceful conflict resolution at different levels, including parties to disputes, mediators, civil society activists and others. The yearbook also aims to grant visibility to different formulas of dialogue and negotiation aimed at reversing dynamics of violence and channelling conflicts through political means in many contexts. Thus, it seeks to highlight, enhance and promote political, diplomatic and social efforts aimed at transforming conflicts and their root causes through peaceful methods.

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Jill Langhus
Jul 01
Jul 01

Hi Maria,

Thanks for sharing your first post. How interesting. I wonder how it compares to previous years.

Hope you're doing well, and having a great week!