Giandomenico Picco

Former United Nations Negotiator

Bio

Giandomenico Picco is now a business negotiations consultant. For 20 years (1973-1992) he was a UN negotiator involved in the Geneva Agreements on the withdrawal of the Soviet troops from Afghanistan; the cease-fire between Iran and Iraq, the liberation of Western hostages in Lebanon and others detained without due process.

Featured Work

The Fog of Peace: The Human Face of Conflict Resolution

FEB 25, 2014 Podcast

The Fog of Peace: The Human Face of Conflict Resolution

The courageous Gianni Picco played a central role in negotiating the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, met with Saddam Hussein to bring an end to the ...

<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CIA_map_of_Afghanistan_in_2007.gif" target=_blank">CIA Map of Afghanistan, 2007</a>

APR 20, 2011 Article

A New Afghanistan in a New International Construct

Picco argues that, first, we may have to set aside the notion that Afghanistan must remain a unified, centrally governed state; and second, that a ...