*Mediation – Richter Gerhard (1986).
-By Giulio Ravot
The aim of this research is to underline how (what are defined the cornerstones of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, i.e. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain technology) can influence the role of the third party in international conflicts by increasing the standards of effectiveness of the mediation process. The United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue has recently focused on the role of digital technologies in armed conflict, underlining the need to “raise awareness among mediation practitioners of the implications of digital technology use in mediation contexts”. Read the full article here.
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 United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (2019). ” Toolkit on Digital Technologies and Mediation in Armed Conflict” Available at: https://peacemaker.un.org/sites/peacemaker.un.org/files/DigitalToolkitReport.pdf, last accessed [19.03.2020]