Diana Chigas

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Diana Chigas, Professor of Practice of Conflict Resolution, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Co-Director, Reflecting on Peace Practice Project (RPP), CDA-Collaborative Learning Projects, Cambridge, MA. (2003-present); Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School; Alliance for Peacebuilding; Berghof Peace Support (Berlin, Germany).

"RPP is an experience-based collaborative learning process involving non-governmental, governmental and inter-governmental agencies working on peacebuilding. The purpose of the project is to assist practitioners, policy makers and donors to improve the effectiveness of peace programming and the impact of development and humanitarian assistance on peace and conflict. Prior to RPP, provided facilitation, training and advice in negotiation, dialogue and conflict resolution processes at Conflict Management Group (1993-2000), a non-governmental organization founded by Harvard Law School Professor Roger Fisher. Director of Research and Evaluation (2000-2002); Regional Director, Europe and former Soviet Union (1993-2000). Work included development of strategies, training and advice on preventive diplomacy in the OSCE, facilitation of inter-ethnic dialogue in Cyprus, “track two” discussions in El Salvador, in South Africa, Ecuador and Peru and in the Georgia/South Ossetia peace process." [1] Also see

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  1. Diana Chigas, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, accessed April 7, 2010.