The e-Parliament was hatched in a pub called, fittingly, the Hope Inn. Financial support comes from groups like the Rockefeller Foundation, and consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton is building the project's online home.
Nicholas Dunlop and William Ury were deep in typically wonkish chat as they walked near England's white cliffs of Dover on a blustery afternoon in early 2001. The main topic of conversation, says Dunlop, a New Zealander and longtime leader of international political networks: "How could we help democratize global institutions?" He and Ury, an ...
William Ury is featured in this NPR presentation of a documentary project from Human Kind on the power of non-violence.
Conflict is inevitable, but war and violence are not. The Third Side presents a non-violent alternative to solving all types of conflict.
"Expand the Pie Before You Divvy It Up"
Sound half-baked? Not to Bill Ury, coauthor of the "negotiator's bible," as he mediates a peace talk between the Russians and the Chechens
"One of the things I've learned is, this is like jazz. It's improvised. There's no written score." William Ury is surprisingly relaxed as he tosses off these observations about the process of negotiation to Smithsonian writer Doug Stewart. Ury is in a hotel lobby at The Hague, awaiting the arrival of a delegation from Chechnya, so that he and his team can mediate peace talks between them and a ...