PON Open House and North Korea Discussion

PON Staff   •  09/15/2003   •  Filed in Events, Student Events, Students, Webcasts

PON Open House Special Presentation: Crisis In North Korea – Is It Negotiable?
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The Program on Negotiation’s 2003 Open House introduced over 100 interested faculty, students, and community members to the work of PON through a substantive talk on nuclear proliferation and North Korea. In the presentation Crisis in North Korea: Is it … Read More 

A Conversation with the Founders of PON

PON Staff   •  09/03/2003   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

A Conversation with the Founders of the Program on Negotiation
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Recently, the scholars of negotiation, mediation, and decision analysis who founded the Program on Negotiation gathered at PON to discuss the early days of the Program and the field they helped pioneer. Present were Roger Fisher, Bruce Patton, Howard Raiffa, Frank E.A. Sander, … Read More 

Negotiating Chechnya’s Future

PON Staff   •  04/16/2003   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

Conflict in Chechnya Panel
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A three-part series exploring human rights and conflict resolution in Chechnya April 16, 17 & 30 – free and open to the public.

Please join the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program for three events focusing on Chechnya and its continued … Read More 

Negotiating the Complex: Policymaking Across Sectors

PON Staff   •  03/21/2003   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Negotiating the Complex
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Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Susan L. Podziba

Industry, government, and civil society are becoming increasingly aware that the search for solutions to complex public policy challenges requires their cooperation in a process that draws out the collective wisdom of a diverse group to reach a common public goal. During the final PON … Read More 

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in International Negotiations

PON Staff   •  02/28/2003   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

Part I
Part II
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The Harvard Negotiation Law Review, in conjunction with the Program on Negotiation and the Consortium on Global Leadership, will be presenting this Conference on Friday, February 28th, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at Harvard Law School in Austin Hall, North Room. The Conference will specifically address and provide insight into … Read More 

Ury Addresses Conference on The Third Side in Venezuela

PON Staff   •  02/13/2003   •  Filed in News, Webcasts

Fortalecer El Tercer Lado Para Alcanzar La Paz [Strengthening the Third Side in Order to Achieve Peace]
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In February 2003, the Carter Center, USAID’s Development Alternatives, Inc., the Organization for American States (OAS), and the Central University of Venezuela sponsored a conference on the topic of “Strengthening the Third Side in Order to … Read More 

Conflict With Iraq: What Role For Negotiation?

PON Staff   •  12/05/2002   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

Video Archive of this Event
Conflict with Iraq
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Roger Fisher
Samuel Williston Professor of Law Emeritus
Harvard Law School

Robert Mnookin
Samuel Williston Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Michael Watkins
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

Brian Mandell
Lecturer in Public Policy
Kennedy School of Government

On November 20th, 2002, as President Bush spoke at a NATO meeting in Prague about the disarmament … Read More 

Brahimi Receives 2002 Great Negotiator Award

PON Staff   •  08/28/2002   •  Filed in Events, Webcasts

Streaming Video
Discussion I
Discussion II
Award Ceremony
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The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2002 Great Negotiator Award is Ambassador Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Afghanistan.

Ambassador Brahimi is a universally-admired diplomat whose renowned negotiation skills have been tested … Read More 

Herbert C. Kellman Discusses “Peacemaking in the Middle East — A Personal Journey”

PON Staff   •  03/05/2002   •  Filed in Webcasts

Mindfulness in the Law & ADR
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Those attending should read, in advance, Professor Kelman’s Experiences from 30 Years of Action Research on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, a 23-page essay. Click here to download.

For more than 30 years, Harvard University scholar Herbert C. Kelman has been working with Israelis and Palestinians to build peace in … Read More 

Roger Fisher and Robert Mnookin Discuss ‘Negotiating in the Face of Terror’

PON Staff   •  11/13/2001   •  Filed in Webcasts

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Press Release
(published November 8, 2001)

On Tuesday, November 13, two of the world’s best-known negotiation scholars, Harvard Law Professors Robert H. Mnookin and Roger Fisher, will discuss the possibilities and the limits of negotiation in the post-September 11 world. The program, Afghanistan: Negotiating in the … Read More