Managing Conflict and International Negotiation

Dr. Abiodun Williams Contributes to two Recent Publications

Forty of the most influential analysts of international affairs contributed perspectives and insightful thinking to inform a new framework for understanding current demands of conflict management. Dr. Williams supplied a chapter titled, “The Changing Normative Environment for Conflict Management.”

Forty of the most influential analysts of international affairs contributed perspectives and insightful thinking to inform a new framework for understanding current demands of conflict management. Dr. Williams supplied a chapter titled, “The Changing Normative Environment for Conflict Management.”

For more information on the book, Managing Conflict in a World Adrift, visit the USIP Press website.


What is the role of emotion in negotiation? That question along with six other areas of negotation is addressed in the Handbook of International Negotiation: Interpersonal, Intercultural, and Diplomatic Perspectives,edited by Mauro Galluccio. The “cross-disciplinary handbook offers leading-edge concepts and scientifically based strategies for fostering nonviolent alternatives to violent conflict.”

Dr. Williams wrote the Foreword to this book, which is described as “vital reading for an increasing array of scholars and practitioners, including specialists in international negotiations, mediation, conflict management, peace studies, and decision makers who have to deal with international conflict.”

For more information, visit Springer Publishers.

Dr. Abiodun Williams was appointed the first President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice on January 1, 2013. From 2011 to 2012 he served as Senior Vice President of the Center for Conflict Management at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, DC. Between 2001-2007, Dr. Williams served as Director of Strategic Planning in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General, where he was a principal adviser to Secretaries-General Ban Ki-moon and Kofi Annan.

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