Monthly Archives: August 2015

Press article, O Globo, August 24th, 2015 – Page 2

Dear reader. Today, I made it into Rio’s press: http://oglobo.globo.com/sociedade/conte-algo-que-nao-sei/jose-pascal-rocha-mediador-politico-professor-tem-de-aprender-viver-com-erros-sem-culpa-17267374 It is a brief interview about my work and about the trade of being a mediator! And enjoy the flowers! See you soon!

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LL#2 – The Darfur and Doha Peace Talks 2009 – 2014

Dear reader. Good to have you back. Today, let us take a brief look at the follow-up to the failed Darfur Peace Agreement (2006) and the Doha Document for Peace (2009-2011). Background: Based on an initiative pushed by Qatar in 2010, … Continue reading

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LL#1 – The 1996 Guatemala Peace Accords

Dear reader. Good to have you back for our first Lesson Learned. This time, we are looking at the milestones of the 1996 Guatemala Peace Accords. The negotiations for the Peace Accords were remarkable in the sense that the negotiating … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned – sharing comparative knowledge

Dear reader! Good to have you back. I am starting a new initiative of sharing lessons learned from my experiences in the field. These will be short summaries of the milestones of political mediation in a range of cases and … Continue reading

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BRICS Survey

Hi there. Being based at the BRICS Policy center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, allows me to research the role of the BRICS bloc in general and of emerging middle powers more specifically, in international peace and security. To get … Continue reading

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GSUM hosts colloquium on legitimacy and resilience in national dialogue processes

On August 6th, 2015, the Global South Unit for Mediation (GSUM) was glad to welcome its Fellow, Dr. José Pascal da Rocha (Columbia University) and Dr. Renata Giannini (Instituto Igarapé) for the colloquium “Legitimacy and resilience in national dialogue processes”. … Continue reading

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Mediation expert with OSCE

Welcome back! Just wanted to share that I have the honor and the privilege to having been selected to the OSCE Mediation and Dialogue Expert roster, vetted and verified. As a consultant, I be will working under the general supervision … Continue reading

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