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William Ury’s e-Parliament Project Featured in TIME Magazine

PON Staff   •  04/24/2004   •  Filed in News

William Ury’s e-Parliament initiative is featured in the May 3 issue of TIME, in a special section on “Democracy Innovators.” The e-Parliament is an online community through which the world’s 25,000 democratically elected national legislators may exchange ideas and propose strategies on global issues that cannot be addressed by nations acting alone.

William Ury is the … Read More 

Williston Competition Names Winning Negotiators

PON Staff   •  04/19/2004   •  Filed in News

The winners of Harvard Law School’s 51st annual Williston Competition were recognized in a reception in Pound Hall on Tuesday, April 6. The competition, sponsored by the Harvard Law School Board of Student Advisers, offers first-year students the opportunity to practice negotiation and contract drafting. Forty-two teams of two students participated in the competition, which … Read More 

Harvard Magazine Profiles Robert Mnookin, Roger Fisher, and the Program on Negotiation

PON Staff   •  04/07/2004   •  Filed in News

The March-April 2004 issue of Harvard Magazine features profiles of Robert Mnookin, Roger Fisher, the teaching of negotiation, and the Program on Negotiation itself in executive editor Christopher Reed’s “Peacemakers.”

The article begins with a look at Prof. Mnookin’s current research on the Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza and the complicating role they … Read More 

What’s Fair: Ethics for Negotiators

PON Staff   •  03/26/2004   •  Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Michael Wheeler, eds.
What’s Fair is a landmark collection that focuses exclusively on the topic of ethics in negotiation. Edited by Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Michael Wheeler, What’s Fair contains contributions from some of the best-known practitioners and scholars in the field, including Sissela Bok, Gregory Dees, Roger Fisher, James Freund, Deborah Kolb, Eleanor … Read More 

PON Fellow Amal Jadou Wins SYLFF Prize

PON Staff   •  03/11/2004   •  Filed in News

Amal Jadou, Graduate Research Fellow at the Program on Negotiation, was selected in February 2004 for the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) Prize from the Tokyo Foundation of Japan. This selective award provides a grant of $5,000 and the opportunity to meet individuals and organizations in Japan connected with the Fellow’s work. The goal … Read More 

Former Clearinghouse Releases New Teaching Video

PON Staff   •  02/16/2004   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Negotiation Pedagogy Video Series: Michael Wheeler
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The Program on Negotiation is pleased to announce the release of the first video in a new series for negotiation educators, entitled “PON Negotiation Pedagogy Video Series, Part One: Professor Michael Wheeler, Harvard Business School.” Unscripted and unrehearsed, the video shows Professor Wheeler teaching an actual Harvard … Read More 

From Conflict to Cooperation

PON Staff   •  12/03/2003   •  Filed in News

Opening Lines of Communication in an Idaho/Nez Perce Jurisdictional Dispute

Presented in cooperation with the Harvard Native American Law Student Association, and the Harvard University Native American Program.

Two Nez Perce Tribal Council members and two Idaho local government officials brought their perspectives on an inter-governmental jurisdictional dispute to Harvard Law School on December 3, 2003. Speaking … Read More 

Sander Receives ADR Visionary Award

PON Staff   •  12/02/2003   •  Filed in News

Professor Frank Sander received an ADR Visionary Award at Georgia’s 10th Annual ADR Institute and 2003 Neutrals’ Conference in Lake Lanier Islands, Georgia. The conference, “Celebrating 25 Years of ADR: A Glance Back, A Look Forward,” was sponsored by the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of … Read More 

Negotiation Conference Examines West Bank and Gaza Settlements

PON Staff   •  11/12/2003   •  Filed in Harvard Negotiation Research Project, News, Webcasts

Webcasts
Opening Remarks
Dean Elena Kagan
Harvard Law School
Dean Richard Morgan
UNLV Boyd School of Law

Introduction to the Settlement Dilemma
Robert Mnookin

Panel 1
Religious and Ideological Dimensions

Panel 2
Political Dimensions

Panel 3
Psychological Dimensions

Panel 4
Legal Dimensions and Human Rights Issues

Panel 5
Compensation Schemes and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

Panel 6
International Dimensions, The Role of Third Parties

Concluding Comments
Robert Mnookin

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Reported by the Harvard Law School News … Read More 

Stuart Eizenstat: 2003 Great Negotiator

PON Staff   •  10/01/2003   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Panel Discussion with Stuart Eizenstat
Great Negotiator Award Ceremony
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Recipient of the 2003 Great Negotiator Award

Download the background document, Stuart Eizenstat and The Negotiation of The Final Accounts of World War II
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The 2003 Great Negotiator Award
Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Stuart Eizenstat, former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Under Secretary of Commerce, Under Secretary … Read More