Development cooperation ,31.12.2014

ND Conference, Beyond Mediation: Authentic National Dialogues - Reflecting on Emerging and On-Going National Dialogue Processes


The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Common Space Initiative (CSI), Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission (FELM), UNDP Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR), and other partners are jointly organizing a mediation related conference on emerging and on-going national dialogue processes. The main objective of the conference is to provide a forum for national stakeholders from various, especially specific ODA, countries to share and reflect together their experiences from national dialogue processes. The second objective is to reflect the practice and theory of the national dialogue concept and its relationship and complementarity with mediation. The outcome of the conference would ideally strengthen the trust between state and civic society, and reinforce societal stability, reconstruction and development in the participating countries. The aim is to produce a publication of the conference report.

Funding decision  31.12.2014

156 100 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution 50%
  • Democratic participation and civil society 40%
  • Women’s equality organisations and institutions 10%

Special target group

  • women
  • girls
  • children
  • youth
  • elderly people
  • people with disability
  • indigenous peoples / ethnic minorities

Funding channel

  • Suomen julkinen sektori
  • Suomen Lähetysseura ry
  • Common Space Initiative
  • YK:n kehitysohjelma



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