Women in Diplomacy: Seminar Proceedings

Authored by: Council of Europe

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Political Transitions
Region: No Region
Year: 2004
Citation: Women in Diplomacy: Seminar Proceedings. Strasbourg, France: Council of Europe, 2004.

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Executive Summary

This report is an outcome of the Conference on Women and Diplomacy, which convened numerous high-level officials from across Europe to discuss the role and advancement of female diplomats. It focuses on how women can often hold different perspectives on conflict, arguing that the have a natural tendency toward consensus that can play a significant role in the negotiation of peace. Furthmore, the report outlines strategies for improving the status of current and future female diplomatics, such as further cultivating training courses for such diplomats interested in mediating conflicts.