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Mediation Support Network

The Mediation Support Network (MSN) is a small, global network of primarily non-governmental organizations that support mediation in peace negotiations. MSN members meet annually to exchange lessons learnt and explore areas for collaboration; the Mediation Support Unit (MSU) is a member. MSN Website >

In 2017, the Mediation Support Network (MSN) developed the report, 'Translating Mediation Guidance into Practice: Commentary on the Guidance on Gender and inclusive Mediation Strategies', to critically discuss the UNDPPA Guidance on Gender and INclusive Mediation Strategies.

In October 2016, members of the MSN published a joint letter addressed to the incoming UN Secretary-General entitled 'Use the potential for prevention and expand the space for mediation'.

In 2013, the Mediation Support Network (MSN) developed the report, ‘Translating Mediation Guidance into Practice: Commentary on the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation’ (foreword by Jimmy Carter), to expand on the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation and provide examples of mediation practice in conflicts around the world.

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