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negotiation

(ne-go?she-a'shun) [L. negotium, business]
A form of conflict resolution in which two or more parties discuss their differences in the hope of reaching a mutually acceptable conclusion. See: alternative dispute resolution; conflict resolution
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The government at the time had said Mavroyiannis' new appointment changed nothing as regards his duties as negotiator. He was appointed chief negotiator in 2013.
Speaking about the award and the winning agency, Sheila Manchester, editorial director at The Negotiator commented: "Williams Estates clearly recognise the value of their team and reward them, whilst also bringing in the customers with fresh and appealing marketing and use of technology."
Legitimacy/power of the negotiator is an important aspect of negotiation that can also lead to increasing the size of the pie.
The impending resumption of the talks follows a several-years hiatus caused by disagreements over the matter of the release of peace negotiators from the custody of the government.
Deng has been the SPLM-IO's chief negotiator under the leadership of the newly sworn in first vice-president, Riek Machar, for two years since peace negotiations with President Salva Kiir's government began in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2014 to end the civil war which erupted on 15 December 2013 in the country.
One could speculate that imitation of negotiators by a mediator could incite these opposing parties to engage in discussions in a more cooperative way.
The decision for simultaneous visits of the Turkish and Greek Cypriot negotiators to Athens and Ankara came during a meeting of the Turkish and Greek foreign ministers on the sidelines of UN General Assembly meetings in New York in September.
EU and US negotiators concluded, on 12 July, the first round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks.
The successful transfer of communications from the initial responder to the hostage negotiator enables a smooth delivery of the hostage phone to the suspect.
15 (Petra) -- A meeting was held here yesterday between Palestinian and Israeli negotiators, led by Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat and Israeli Negotiator Yitzhak Molkho, an official source said.
ONE of Huddersfield's best known lettings agents is hopeful for success in a prestigious awards scheme organised by estate agency journal The Negotiator.