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The Negotiator: A Conversation with Senator George Mitchell


Oct 19, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Teachers College, Columbia University, Room 147 Horace Mann Hall

The Honorable George J. Mitchell joins Aldo Civico, faculty for Columbia University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, for a conversation about the Senator’s life and work.

A U.S. Senator from 1980 to 1995, Mitchell played a leading role in negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland and the Middle East. He was appointed as Special Envoy for Northern Ireland from 1995 to 2001 and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace from 2009-2011. In addition, he was a primary architect of the 1996 Mitchell Principles and the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland. Mitchell recently authored The Negotiator: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, 2015).

This event is sponsored by the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict & Complexity and the M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Columbia University, the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation & Conflict Resolution at Teachers College, and the City University of New York Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College.


the Honorable George J. Mitchell

Aldo Civico, Director of the Center for International Conflict Resolution at Columbia University and faculty for Columbia’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution