State Actor vs. Non-State Actor Negotation |

State Actor vs. Non-State Actor Negotation


With the end of the Cold War came a proliferation of actors partaking in disputes, be that at local, regional, national or international levels. The growing multiplicity of actors behind conflict and behind the negotiation process has not only made negotiation practice more demanding, but also lead to a need for further development in negotiation theory. While traditional state to sate engagements remain valid, the more rapid
developments have occurred at the boundary of social and political conflicts. The State’s strict jurisdiction over diplomacy as a tool for conflict resolution is being increasingly challenged by economic actors and civil society actors. This new overlapping of convergent and divergent interests between these multiple actors is the focus of this presentation.

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Dr Raymond Saner, Director, Diplomacy Dialogue , CSEND; Professor, University of Basle, Switzerland

Wednesday, 15 April 2009
12.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.

Seminar Room 3-4
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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