Peter Woodrow

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Peter J. Woodrow, MPA,

"Peter Woodrow is Co-Director of the Reflecting on Peace Practice (RPP) project at CDA-Collaborative Learning Projects, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. As Co-Director of RPP, he has been concentrating on RPP’s engagement with governments and NGOs in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, particularly Burundi, Rwanda and eastern DRC. His work with RPP has also included work in West Africa, the Balkans, South Asia and Southeast Asia." [1]

"Partner/Program Director, for CDR Associates in Boulder, Colorado, is an experienced mediator, facilitator, trainer, and consultant. He is skilled in negotiation, collaborative problem solving, team building, dispute systems design and conflict intervention. He has mediated and facilitated multiparty environmental, organizational, and public policy disputes, including the Public Advisory Committee of the Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission. He has also developed and implemented international programs in consensus building, problem solving and decision making in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. Mr. Woodrow has served since 1969 as a researcher and administrator of international development and relief programs, including various field assignments and case study data gathering in Asia and Africa.

"Mr. Woodrow's experience as a trainer spans over twenty years and a wide range of topics related to conflict management. He has provided custom-designed training programs to government agencies, corporations, and non-profit groups, including programs in conflict resolution, mediation, negotiation, collaborative decision making and consensus building for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Postal Service, among others. He also regularly serves as a trainer in CDR's public training programs on Mediating Environmental and Public Policy Dispute Resolution as well as Designing Dispute Resolution Systems.

"Prior to joining CDR, Mr. Woodrow was an independent consultant in conflict resolution, organizational development, and international relief and development. He holds a Master's in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and a BA in Government from Oberlin College.

"Mr. Woodrow earned a Master's in Public Administration in 1982 from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and a BA in Government from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, in 1969. He was initially trained in mediation by the American Arbitration Association in 1974, as well as later in courses at CDR Associates and Harvard Law School." [2]

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  1. Governing Board, BEFORE, accessed April 7, 2010.
  2. Peter Woodrow, CDR Associates, accessed July 19, 2007.