Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2003

George Mitchell in Northern Ireland (B)

by James K. Sebenius and Daniel F. Curran

Abstract

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;

Citation:

Sebenius, James K., and Daniel F. Curran. "George Mitchell in Northern Ireland (B)." Harvard Business School Case 904-002, December 2003.