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Lasse Peltonen

Environmental conflict resolution requires the skills of a researcher and a mediator

Professor Lasse Peltonen has seen the causes and consequences of environmental conflicts both as a researcher and as a mediator. The roles are different, but both are needed to understand conflicts and to find solutions to them.

  • Text Risto Löf | Photo Varpu Heiskanen

In a broader picture, resolving conflicts is not only about putting out isolated fires or negotiating or mediating; instead, institutions associated with the rule of law are an important part of the structures of conflict transformation.

Lasse Peltonen

Professor of Environmental Conflict Resolution

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Lasse Peltonen