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What makes or breaks National Dialogues?

→ National Dialogues have been used as an instrument to resolve political crises and pave the way for political transitions and sustainable peace.  → While most National Dialogues reached an agreement, only half of these agreements were implemented.  → When National Dialogues resulted in sustainable transitions, there was generally a favorable consensus among power-holders, in […]

Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet Set a Powerful Example

The Norwegian Nobel Committee’s decision to award its annual peace prize to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet is an occasion to celebrate what this extraordinary group of labour unions, business and civil society organizations accomplished. Today, it is easy to be complacent about the coalition government in Tunis, which is a direct result of the groundwork […]