The Case of "Palmyra"

Thursday, April 24, 2003

This simulation focuses on a conflict in the territory of "Palmyra" in the fictional country of "Siwa." The aim of the simulation is to demonstrate for the participants some of the challenges facing peacemakers in their efforts to resolve violent international conflicts.  

Education & Training

Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice

Saturday, April 27, 2002

This simulation focuses on a meeting of the U.S. National Security Council debating the possible use of peacekeeping forces on the ground in Kashmir. In this fictional case, the U.S. government must consider a peace proposal negotiated between India, Pakistan, and China and put forward by a former U.S. assistant secretary of state acting as mediator.

Sri Lanka: Setting the Agenda for Peace

Friday, April 27, 2001

Students will simulate the meeting in Geneva to explore possibilities for the resolution of the Sri Lankan conflict and the subsequent reconstruction of Sri Lankan society.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Tuesday, April 24, 2001

This simulation focuses on a U.S.-led effort to bring together many elements of both Israeli and Palestinian society to hold discussions about the needs and interests of both sides before entering into formal negotiations.  

Education & Training

Conflict Prevention in the Greater Horn of Africa

Saturday, April 24, 1999

Students will participate in a simulation of the ad hoc OAU committee that the secretary general of the Organization of African Unity—Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim—has organized to deal with the conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

The Cambodia Peace Settlement

Friday, April 24, 1998

Participants role-play negotiators at a peace settlement conference, where, due to international pressure, the Cambodian government has agreed to negotiate with opposition leaders over implementation of a peace settlement and past accountability for genocide and war crimes.