The Negotiators: William Ury has helped resolve some of the world’s most intractable conflicts. Here’s how he does it.
William Ury is one of the most famous negotiation experts in the world. He co-wrote the classic book Getting to Yes and co-founded Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation.
On today’s episode of The Negotiators, our last of the season, Ury describes his role in mediating some of the world’s most difficult conflicts.
His forthcoming book, Possible, includes lessons from a long career as an international troubleshooter.
The Negotiators is a partnership between Doha Debates and Foreign Policy.
About The Negotiators: Conflicts don’t just get resolved on their own. Most are settled through a grueling process of give and take, usually behind closed doors. On the podcast The Negotiators, Foreign Policy is teaming up with Doha Debates to put listeners in the room. Hosted by FP deputy editor Jenn Williams, each episode features one mediator, diplomat, or troubleshooter, describing one dramatic negotiation. You’ll hear about a nuclear standoff, a hostage crisis, a gang mediation, and much more: successes and failures that shaped people’s lives. See All Episodes
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