Podcast / Global 11 May 2021 Peacemaking in Cyberspace This week on War & Peace, Olga Oliker and Hugh Pope talk to conflict mediator Adam Cooper, of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, about the hidden world of peace diplomacy, cyber mediation and the pros and cons of social media during peace processes. Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print What happens behind closed doors during peace talks? Adam Cooper, senior program manager at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and host of The Mediator’s Studio, talks to Olga and Hugh about the hidden world of peace diplomacy and how social media has changed it. Adam shares what he has learnt from talking to seasoned mediators on his podcast, the challenges they face behind-the-scenes, especially when online disinformation has to be factored into the process. They also discuss cybermediation as a response to the increased deployment of digital tools by conflict actors, the question of who is responsible for monitoring the dissemination of harmful content online and other negative – and positive – cyber trends on his radar. Click here to listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. For more information: The Mediator's Studio podcast. Crisis Group's Peace, Justice and Reconciliation page. Crisis Group's Technology and War page. Related Tags Peace, Justice and Reconciliation Technology and War Contributors Olga Oliker Program Director, Europe and Central Asia OlyaOliker Hugh Pope Director of Communications & Outreach Hugh_Pope Adam Cooper Cyber-mediation Senior Programme Manager at Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) More for you Podcast / Africa The Horn Podcast Hold Your Fire!