Sunday , April 14 2024
Home / Archive / Yearbook nr. XXII/2021 / Dorin-Valeriu BĂDULESCU, The appropriate time of the mediator’s intervention in international mediation .

Dorin-Valeriu BĂDULESCU, The appropriate time of the mediator’s intervention in international mediation .

Dorin-Valeriu BĂDULESCU
PhD. Candidate, Security and Defense Faculty&Doctoral School, National Defence University “Carol I”, Romania;
E-mail: dorinbadulescu@yahoo.com

Published on December 20, 2021

Abstract
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.

Keywords
conflict, mediation, opportune moment, intensity, mediator’s intervention

References:

  1. I. William Zartman, Ripeness: The Hurting Stalemate and Beyond, in Paul Stern, Daniel Druckman (eds.), International Conflict Resolution after the Cold War, Washington, National Academy Press, 2000.
  2. Eamonn O’kane, When Can Conflicts be Resolved? A Critique of Ripeness, available at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/32116719_When_Can_Conflicts_Be_Resolved_A_Critique_of_Ripeness.
  3. Teger I Allan, Cary Mark, To much invest to quit, New York, Oxford, Pergamon Press, 1980.
  4. C.R. Mitchell, Cutting Losses: Reflections On Appropriate Timing, in “The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Working Paper 9”, Fairfax, Virginia.
  5. C.R. Mitchell, Conflict Resolution and Civil War, in “The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Working Paper 3”, Fairfax, Virginia.
  6. J. Stephen Stender, Spoiler problems in peace processes, in Paul Stern, Daniel Druckman (eds.), International Conflict Resolution after the Cold War, Washington, National Academy Press, 2000.

Check Also

11th Conference of the Network of Sociology of Art (Gabriela BOANGIU)

11th Conference of the Network of Sociology of Art By Gabriela BOANGIU 3rd Degree Scientific …