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About IMTD

IMTD uses a holistic and participatory approach to assess the key variables in deep-rooted conflicts and post-conflict settings. The Institute is focused on identifying and understanding the causes of conflict within a nation. IMTD promotes the breaking down of stereotypes and other barriers to peace by providing conflicting groups with the following skills:

1. Transforming the view/perception of the adversary

2. Developing mutual understanding between conflicting parties

3. Building trust between adversaries

4. Reconciling past grievances

5. Negotiation

6. Creating cultural awareness


IMTD was founded in 1992 to promote a systems-based approach to peacebuilding and to facilitate the transformation of deep-rooted social conflict through education, conflict resolution training and communication. Read more...

What is Multi-Track Diplomacy?

The mission of The Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy is to promote a systems approach to peace-building and to facilitate the transformation of deep-rooted social conflict. Multi-Track Diplomacy is a conceptual way to view the process of international peacemaking as a living system. Read more...

Conflict Resolution Terminology

Violent intergroup conflict can be addressed through a variety of possible responses. These involve specific sets of behaviors that seek to achieve certain ends. These interventions are ranged along a continuum that has to do with the place and purpose of the intervention. Read more...