International Mediators Community of Practice


First and Last Name
Nathalie Al-Zyoud
Job Title
Senior Mediator and Conflict Management Consultant
Communities in Transition
United States


Displaying 6 - 10 of 22 blog posts
12-2016 Picking up the pieces post U.S.-elections

Communities in Transition (CIT) invited fellow conflict resolution practitioners for a peer-2-peer conversation to generate ideas for using communication and consensus-building tools to help restore constructive dialogue on Capitol Hill.

The discussion focused on the following themes:

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10-2016 Gaining political buy-in to restrict illicit arms trade in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Regional Mediation Community

Speaker: Neila Husain, Independent Researcher, Founder & Executive Director of Development and Peacebuilding Initiative of Bangladesh (DPIB)


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10-2016 Vertical coordination between Mediation Support Units and Grassroots Mediators during the course of a Peace Process

The work of Track-I mediation teams are crucial in reaching cease fire and peace agreements between a government and the leaders of its armed opposition. Likewise, while high-level negotiations are underway, grassroots mediators provide much needed support across the national territory towards mitigating the violence perpetrated by armed men on civilian populations. Converging these two tracks can provide critical reinforcement in helping to advance sustainable peace in complex conflict contexts.

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05-2016 The person of the Mediator and its impact on sustainable peace


IMCP Mediation IMPACT Working Group

Topic: The Person of the Mediator and its impact on sustainable peace

(Through the lens of Peacebuilding Mediation at the Track-I and grassroots-level)

Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 - Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm (EDT)

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02-2016 Brain Whispering: the neurosciences of mediation

Have you ever wondered what in the world is going through the mind of people in conflict as they battle things out in front of you? In this fascinating presentation on “Brain Whispering: the neurosciences of mediation,” Sarah Peyton with Empathy Brain, led us through the inner workings of the brain as people seek to resolve their issues.

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