Posts tagged Jeremy Dommnich
Top Meditation Techniques from Diplomatic Leaders

When United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold re-opened the meditation room in the UN New York headquarters in 1957, a milestone was set. Hammerskjold recognised that world leaders needed a quiet room to bring back “the stillness which we have lost in our streets, and in our conference rooms, and to bring it back in a setting in which no noise would impinge on our imagination”.

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Practicing Emotional Intelligence in Diplomatic Negotiations

As professionals working in the field of foreign affairs driven to promote mutual understanding and de-escalation, we should ask ourselves: What particular set of skills enabled the stakeholders to achieve these agreements? In spite of the fact that the surrounding circumstances exert great influence, the interpersonal relationship between negotiators cannot be overlooked.

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