HRREC Director delivers a mediation clinic for the United Nations Summer Academy in New York

HRREC Director,  John Packer, is currently at United Nations (UN) headquarters delivering a mediation clinic for senior officials.  This is the second year that Prof. Packer has been asked to deliver this key element of the week-long programme, as part of the annual UN Summer Academy organised by the UN System Staff College. Among others, the Summer Academy’s faculty include the Deputy Secretary-General, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, the Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, and the Director, Political, Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Human Rights, Executive Office of the Secretary-General.  Prof. Packer will set out current challenges of mediation processes and lead the participants through an analytical process of problem-solving using a current case example.

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