PhD. Candidate, Security and Defense Faculty&Doctoral School, National Defence University “Carol I”, Romania;
Published on December 20, 2021
Mediation, as an alternative to resolving international differences, if it has demonstrated effectiveness when used under conditions well determined by the context and intensity of the conflict. The lessons learned throughout history have shown that the success of a mediation also depends directly on the moment when such a method is requested or offered and accepted or imposed.
The article analyzes, in terms of the intensity of the conflict, what may be the appropiate moments of intervention of the mediator, so that the chances of successful mediation increase and propose solutions meant to limit, as much as possible, adverse consequences of a violent dispute.
conflict, mediation, opportune moment, intensity, mediator’s intervention