The Battle for Peace Starts in the Mind

George Kohlrieser

Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2013
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 20/09/2013

George illustrates how his experience as a hostage negotiator can be used to address different kinds of conflict. Solving conflict therefore requires good leadership, the willingness to understand why the other party is upset and the creation of new opportunities.

Tags: Conflict Resolution,  Hope,  Hostage Negotiation,  Leadership,  Mindset,  Positive Change

George Kohlrieser

Leadership Expert and Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

George Kohlrieser is an internationally recognized expert on leadership and a Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne. Additionally, he is a police psychologist and former hostage negotiator who has worked in over 100 countries across five continents.