David Lanz


David Lanz

David Lanz is Deputy Director for Mediation Support and Policy at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) in Geneva. He is a trained mediator with wide-ranging experience supporting international mediation processes. Before joining HD, he worked as Representative for Dialogue Promotion at the International Crisis Group, led the mediation program at swisspeace, and served in the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre. David has masters’ degrees from the Geneva Graduate Institute and from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a PhD from the University of Basel, and has published on peace negotiations, international mediation and collective security.

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Accord Issue 22: Cross-border peacebuilding

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