This working paper aims to analyze the mediation activity of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group through the prisms of theoretical approaches to international mediation. After providing a historical background to the mediation work of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs and highlighting the stages of the mediation, the article will further […]
Über Esmira JAFAROVA
Board Member of the Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center), Baku, Azerbaijan. She holds PhD on Political Sciences from the University of Vienna, Austria. Her expertise includes security issues, i.e. international and regional security, conflict resolution, international mediation, energy security. From 2001-2016 she worked in Azerbaijan foreign service, including two diplomatic postings in Azerbaijani Mission to the OSCE (Vienna) and Azerbaijani Mission to the United Nations (New York). In 2014 she was a Visiting Scholar in Harriman Institute, Columbia University. She has authored numerous publications, including a book Conflict Resolution in South Caucasus: Challenges to International Efforts, published by Lexington Books in 2015.