Guiding Documents

The conference report from the 2014 conference 'Germany as Mediator - Peace Mediation and Mediation Support in German Foreign Policy' outlines concrete steps that Germany should to contribute to international peace mediation and mediation support.

Conference Report - ENG

Konferenzbericht - DEU


Additional Information

European Union (EU)

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

United Nations (UN)

Web Videos

  • The Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF) in cooperation with schnittbüro asked experienced mediators and participants in mediation processes to share their experiences. Swiss Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini, who is currently involved in the peace negotiations in Ukraine, Luxshi Vimalarajah, Programme Director for Dialogue, Mediation & Peace Support Structures at the Berghof Foundation, Dr. Christian Schwarz-Schilling, former International Mediator for Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Dalibor Jevtic, Minister for Communities and Return in Kosovo gave their insights into mediation and being a mediator. The first three clips are in German. The interview with Mr. Jevtic is in English.

  • Berghof Dialogue Diary (Kaukasus)
  • UN Standby Team of Mediation Experts 2013

  • UN Standby Team of Mediation Experts 2012