Part of the PON Great Negotiator Case Study Series, this 46-page factual case study examines the strategies and tactics used by U.S. negotiator George Mitchell during his two-year tenure as chairman of the all-party talks in Northern Ireland between 1996 and 1998. His efforts culminated in the signing of the historic Good Friday Accords. In 2000, Mitchell received the Program on Negotiation "Great Negotiator" award.
To examine and discuss the tactics and strategy used by U.S. negotiator George Mitchell during his two-year tenure as chairman of the all-party talks in Northern Ireland.
Negotiation, strategy, international dispute resolution.
Geographic: United Kingdom, Ireland, Nothern Ireland
Event Year Begin: 1996
This case study and educator copies are available from the Program on Negotiation Clearinghouse.