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The Intractable Conflict Challenge

Beyond Intractability's initiatives, learning materials, and knowledge base are designed to help everyone play a more constructive role in limiting the intractable and extraordinarily complex conflict problems that threaten our common future. Find out more...

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  • Envisioning -- You can't get to where you want to go, if you don't know where it is. So how can you get to a desired future, if you don't know what that future looks like? #mbi_fundamentals
  • Positive Thinking -- Giving "the other" the benefit of the doubt most of the time will lead to better outcomes for everyone. #mbi_cci
  • Conflict Styles -- Competition, collaboration, compromise, avoidance, and accommodation all have costs and benefits. Know which is best when! #mbi_fundamentals

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Constructive Conflict Initiative

Constructive Conflict Initiative Masthead

Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 
 
 
 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


Constructive Conflict Initiative

Constructive Conflict Initiative Masthead

Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Recent Posts

  • Envisioning
    You can't get to where you want to go, if you don't know where it is. So how can you get to a desired future, if you don't know what that future looks like? #mbi_fundamentals
  • Positive Thinking
    Giving "the other" the benefit of the doubt most of the time will lead to better outcomes for everyone. #mbi_cci
  • Conflict Styles
    Competition, collaboration, compromise, avoidance, and accommodation all have costs and benefits. Know which is best when! #mbi_fundamentals
  • Cultural Lag
    Today's culture wars are largely attributable to the fact that the different generations adapted their beliefs to very different social conditions. #mbi_fundamentals
 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields.