The UN peacemaking operation in Cyprus has been one of the longest of its kind, but has resulted in discarded proposals, non-papers or reports. This study investigates the Cypriot parties' views of peacemaking, to shed light on the problem, and on the theoretical debates surrounding mediation.
'[A] significant step forward in our understanding.' - Boundary and Security Bulletin
'This study by Oliver Richmond is a valuable addition to the literature, combining as it does a detailed case study of the long-standing conflict in Cyprus with the development of an academic framework which seeks to deepen understanding of what makes for effective mediation and peacemaking in general.' - Round Table