Friends of Mediation: Calendar

 

Past Events 2015

 

21 December 2015

FoM Experts meeting with Representatives of the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

4 December 2015

FoM Experts Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

16-18 November 2015

Second Conference on Non-Formal Dialogue Processes and National Dialogues: Experiences from countries in transition

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: Ministry for the Foreign Affairs of Finland together with a consortium of NGOs

Participants: Practitioners, stakeholders and experts involved in or working with dialogue processes

Final report > download.

 

23 October 2015

Membership of Honduras 

 

22 October 2015

Meeting of the FoM with the members of the Standby Team of Mediation Experts

Location: New York

Organizers: Norway, UN Department of Political Affairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

Information on the Standby Team > read.

 

1 October 2015

6th Ministerial Breakfast of the Group of Friends of Mediation

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

Summary of the meeting > download.

 

29 September 2015

FoM Permanent Representatives Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation 

 

June 2015

Side-event "Support to Dialogue and Internal Mediation Processes in the Middle East and North Africa Region"

Location: New York

Organizers: Finland, UNEP

 

19 June 2015

FoM Permanent Representatives Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation 

 

21 May 2015

FoM Experts Meeting with members of the High-Level Advisory Group on the Global Study on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

 

6 May 2015

Membership of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

4 May 2015

Seminar on Strengthening Mediation in Africa

Location: Addis Ababa

Organizers: African Union, ACCORD, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Participants: Regional and subregional organizations, Government and Civil Society Representatives, Think Tanks

 

17 March 2015

Role of Regional and Subregional Organizations in Mediation in the Mediterranean

Location: Madrid

Organizers: Spain, Morocco

Participants: Participants in the initiative

 

13 March 2015

FoM Experts meeting with Member States' Representatives to the UN General Assembly V Committee (Administration and Budgetary)

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation, Representatives to the UN 5th Committee

 

24 Feburary 2015

FoM Focal Points meeting 

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

 

24 Feburary 2015

FoM Focal Points meeting with members of the High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

 

25 Janurary 2015

FoM Permanent Representatives meeting with the High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

 

Past Events 2014

 

26 September 2014

5th Ministerial Breakfast of the Group of Friends of Mediation

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Group of Friends of Mediation

 

31 July 2014

Adoption of the UNGA Resolution on Mediation (A/RES/68/303)

 

Past Events 2013

 

15-16 January 2013

Strengthening the Role of Religious and Traditional Peacemakers

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: UN, OIC, Finn Church Aid, Religions for Peace

Government and Civil Society Representatives

 

17-18 January 2013

FoM Focal Points Meeting

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

6 February 2013

Membership of Montenegro

 

11-12 February 2013

1st Regional Conference on “Mediation in the Mediterranean”          

Location: Madrid

Organizers: Spain, Morocco

Participants: Participants in the Initiative

 

13 February 2013

Meeting of the FoM Permanent Representatives, on Yemen, with SASG Mr. Jamal Benomar

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation, Yemen 

 

26 February 2013                   

Meeting of the FoM Experts with the members of the Standby Team of Mediation Experts

Location: New York       

Organizers: Norway, UN Department of Political Affairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation, Donor Group

 

11 March 2013

Briefing on the 1st Regional Conference on “Mediation in the Mediterranean” (Madrid)

Location: New York

Organizers: Spain-Morocco

Participants: Participants in the Initiative

 

20 March 2013

Membership of Kenya

 

8 April 2013

Meeting of the FoM Experts with the members of the UN Academic Advisory Committee

Location: New York

Organizers: Sweden, UN Department of Political Affairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

11-12 April 2013

2nd Istanbul Conference on Mediation

Location: Istanbul

Organizers: Turkey

Participants: Government and Civil Society Representatives

 

17 April 2013

Membership of the USA

 

30 May 2013

FoM Experts Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

14 June 2013

International Geneva and Effective Mediation

Location: Geneva

Organizers: Co-Chairs (In partnership with Geneva Center for Security Policy)

Participants: Government and civil society representatives

 

28 June 2013

FoM Permanent Representatives Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

8-9 July 2013

2nd Regional Conference on “Mediation in the Mediterranean”

Location: Rabat

Organizers: Morocco, Spain

Participants: Participants in the Initiative

 

14 August 2013

Seminar: ”Approaches to Peace Mediation: Is There Space for a Nordic Approach?”

Location: Tampere, Finland (University of Tampere)

Organizers: Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Tampere Peace Research Institute

Program of the seminar > download.

 

26 September 2013

FoM Ministerial Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

Documents: Summary of the FoM Miniterial Meeting

 

25 September 2013

FoM Focal Points Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

19 November 2013 

Meeting of the FoM Experts

Location: New York      

Organizers: Co-chairs

 

Past Events 2012

 

23 January 2012

Membership of Italy

 

25 January 2012

Membership of Colombia

 

31 January 2012

Membership of Lithuania

 

2 February 2012

FoM Experts Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

24-25 February 2012

Istanbul Conference on Mediation

Location: Istanbul

Organizers: Turkey

Participants: Government and Civil Society Representatives

 

24 February 2012

FoM Focal Points Lunch

Location: Istanbul

Organizers: Co-Chairs

 

29 February 2012

Meeting of the FoM with the members of the Standby Team of Mediation Experts 

Location: New York

Organizers: Norway

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

8 March 2012

Joint Statement of the FoM at the Security Council Arria Formula meeting “Women’s role in mediation and post-conflict resolution”

 

Meeting of the FoM Experts with the Mediation Support Network

Location: New York

Organizers: Sweden

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

16 March 2012

Working Breakfast of the FoM Permanent Representatives, with the participation of H.E. Prof. Ekmeleddin İHSANOĞLU, Secretary General of the OIC

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

15 May 2012

FoM at Experts Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

16 May 2012

Interactive Training Simulation on Cross-cultural Issues in Mediation

Location: New York

Organizers: ADR Ambassadors

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

30 May 2012

Joint Statement of the FoM at the Security Council Arria Formula Meeting on “The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes, Conflict Prevention and Resolution: Mediation, Judicial Settlement and Justice”

 

8 June 2012

FoM at Experts Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

13 June 2012

Meeting of FoM Experts with the members of the UN Standby Team of Mediation Experts 

Location: New York

Organizers: Norway PM

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

26 June 2012

Membership of the Netherlands

 

28-30 June 2012

High Level Seminar “International Mediation - a vision for the future”

Location: Helsinki

Organizers: Finland

Participants: Selected UN Member States

 

6 July 2012

Membership of Panama

 

14 June 2012

FoM Permanent Representatives Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

10 July 2012

Introduction of the Follow-up UNGA Resolution

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs (Facilitators)

Participants: UN Member and Observer States

 

4-6 September 2012

Facilitation of the Informals of the Follow-up UNGA Resolution

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs (Facilitators)

Participants: UN Member and Observer States

 

5 September 2012

Membership of Nepal and Bulgaria

 

11 September 2012

"Mediation and Conflict Prevention"

Location: New York

Organizers: Romania, PATRIR (Romanian NGO), UN Framework Team for Preventive Action (UNDP)

Participants: FoM, UN Member States, Civil Society

 

13 September 2012

Adoption of the Follow-up UNGA Resolution on Mediation 

 

26 September 2012

Memberships of Liechtenstein and Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

27 September 2012

FoM Ministerial Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation

 

Official Launch of the Guidance for Effective Mediation

Location: New York

Organizers: Turkey, Finland, DPA

Participants: UN Member States and Civil Society

 

28 September 2012

1st Meeting of the “Mediation in the Mediterranean” Initiative

Location: New York

Organizers: Morocco and Spain

Participants: Members of the Initiative

 

30 November 2012

FoM Permanent Representatives Meeting

Location: New York

Organizers: Co-Chairs

Participants: Friends of Mediation