Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2003

George Mitchell in Northern Ireland (A)

by James K. Sebenius and Daniel F. Curran


Examines the strategies and tactics that U.S. negotiator George Mitchell used during his two-year tenure as chairman of the all-party talks in Northern Ireland. His efforts culminated in the signing of the historic Good Friday Accords. A revised version of an earlier case.

Keywords: Policy; International Relations; Agreements and Arrangements; Negotiation Tactics; Northern Ireland; United States;


Sebenius, James K., and Daniel F. Curran. "George Mitchell in Northern Ireland (A)." Harvard Business School Case 904-001, December 2003.