Why Multi-Track Diplomacy

Traditional diplomacy employs primarily “Track One” diplomacy, which seeks resolution through States and government agencies. “Track Two” diplomacy is an alternate route where conflicts are resolved through non-governmental actors. “Multi-Track” diplomacy is an expansion of the “Track One, Track Two” paradigm. Realizing that simply “Track Two” failed to illustrate the complexity of non-government based diplomacy... Read More

    IMTD and USIP Information Exchange

    IMTD and USIP Information ExchangeOn Monday, November 21st, 2016, the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy and the United States Institute of Peace gathered together at USIP headquarters for an informal brown bag lunch. Both IMTD and USIP presented.

    Vice President of USIP’s Academy Jeffrey Helsing opened the session by discussing the founding and history of USIP and the many features of the organization, including peacebuilding operations, new initiatives within USIP, and the education opportunities provided by the organization. 

    One of IMTD’s main interests currently is monitoring and evaluation, as this is a vital part of measuring success during and after peacebuilding programs. Elizabeth Cole, Director of the USIP Fellows Program presented some key methods and findings regarding these topics.

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    Walter Pinto Jr. and Using Technology to Combat Gender Based Violence in Brazil

    On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in a presentation to the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy (IMTD), Walter Pinto, Jr. discussed social management and governance in relationship to the Calafate Women’s Collective of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

    Pinto is a Technical Advisor for Programs and Projects of Prevention of Violence Against Women and Sexual Violence in the Office of the Mayor. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree at the Federal University of Bahia in Social Management with a specialization in Management of Public Policy, Gender and Race. 

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