Reports from Activities of the Federal Foreign Office & IMSD

In October 2015 the Federal Foreign Office invited mediation experts to Berlin to exchange on the topic of 'Identifying Mediation Entry Points'. The event was organized by the Federal Foreign Office and IMSD.

Report of the Expert Meeting

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

Fact Sheet on “Basics of Mediation; Concepts and Definitions” jointly developed by the Initiative Mediation Support Deutschland (IMSD) and the Federal Foreign Office.

Basics of Mediation: Concepts and Definitions

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)

Publications by IMSD Members