Claudia Maffettone

Claudia Maffettone

Claudia Maffettone is a conflict resolution practitioner and a certified mediator. She trained the New York Peace Institute, Harvard Law School, the New York City Bar, Soliya and the International Institute for Restorative Practices. As a mediator for the New York Peace Institute, she has conducted numerous community, commercial, divorce, custody/visitation, criminal and juvenile delinquency mediations.

For almost five years, Claudia has worked at Soliya, a pioneering NGO in the field of virtual exchange and intercultural dialogue, as the Outreach and Recruitment Officer, advancing partnerships with educational institutions, NGOs and CSOs in the Middle East- North Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. Previously, she worked with numerous organizations in the UN System, the European Union, and the Council of Europe. In 2010, she launched a consulting company, LuX, to support various institutions in project planning and implementation.
Claudia holds a BA in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Universita’ degli Studi di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’, in Italy, and a MA Conflict Resolution from the University of Bradford, UK, and is a Rotary Peace Fellowship alumna.

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Articles and Video:

Principles and Practices of Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam. The Case of Morocco. (08/19/16)
In this article I will offer a panoramic view on the concept of peace in Islam and on Islamic conflict resolution principles and practices. Albeit the overwhelming negative narratives on Islam, this religion and tradition is rooted in an articulate philosophy of peace, justice, reciprocity, and community.

110 Years of Mediation: Principles, Opportunities, and Challenges (07/11/16)
In this article, I will offer a succinct overview of definitions, principles, approaches, opportunities and limits of mediation, a method of conflict resolution encompassing a wide range of practices.