A/70/328. Report on "Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations on mediation"
The present report describes efforts to strengthen cooperation and partnership between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations to build mediation capacity and deepen strategic and operational partnerships in carrying out mediation efforts. It reviews trends in conflict and mediation and recalls the fundamentals of effective mediation as a background for cooperation efforts. The report describes the evolving mediation experience and capacities of the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations and the cooperation which is assisting that capacity development. It identifies different models of cooperation, stresses the importance of coherence, coordination and complementarity in mediation engagements and recommends further work in several areas to strengthen cooperation for effective mediation.