Benefits of conflict resolution.

Conflict resolution and management offers a wide range of benefits to the parties involved. First and foremost, the conflict resolution process provides an opportunity for aggrieved parties to verbalize their grievances, issues and needs. Secondly, it becomes much easier for conflicts to be resolved when the opposing parties are given the opportunity to say what they want and are actively listened to. Thirdly, the process leads to amicable, mutual and sustainable solutions which leads to the fourth benefit which is that long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships are built and grown as parties begin to see how they can potentially benefit one another. The fifth benefit is that when conflicts are efficiently resolved and effectively managed, it leads to a range of positive outcomes such as better innovation and invention whereby different nation states can begin to borrow from each other which leads to technological and infrastructural development.

u00a0Furthermore, conflicts can offer opportunities for positive social change. Resolution of international conflicts potentially reduces human suffering, ensures the respect and upholding of fundamental human and legal rights, strengthens global relations and it all goes a long way in enhancing sustainable economic, social and political development. Additionally, conflict resolution helps end conflict cycles through the development and enforcement of sustainable conflict management strategies that play a key role in the reestablishment of peace, harmony and security leading to global development. Furthermore, conflict resolution is considered the most effective way to diminish human suffering, countering terrorism, promote good governance and enhance social justice.


In conclusion, peace and security are critical factors in Foreign Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs, Diplomacy & International Relations because they create the necessary environment for sustainable social and economic development. Conflicts though unavoidable due to human relationships and interactions depending on their severity have the potential to pose serious threats to world development. War and resulting conflicts are some of the greatest hindrances to development and have devastating effects on human life and societies at large. Peace and security are critical factors for sustainable economic, political and social development for any nation in the world. Therefore, it is important to critically understand the causes of international conflict and be thorough in identifying the necessary tools and strategies for its management and resolution. Peace-making, peacekeeping, and peace building which are as a result of effective and efficient conflict resolution and management are essential in ensuring lasting peace which consequently makes development possible.

Emmanuel Addo

Emmanuel Addo is the founder of the Young Global Leaders Network, an international non-governmental organization registered in six (6) countries namely, Ghana, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan and has a membership strength of over 15,000 young black professionals, students, graduates, and aspiring leaders.

The organization also operates in 25 other African countries. Emmanuel also doubles as the chief convener and founder of the Young African Leaders Summit, one of the largest continental youth summits in Africa.  

Currently works at Kingston University as a Business Engagement Team Member in their Partnerships and Engagement Department. 

He characterizes energy, integrity, result-oriented, and ground-breaking service in each detail of strategic management, change management, stakeholder management, and leadership acquaintances.
Emmanuel owns a core background in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Ghana.

Leveraging his experience as a youth activist and a dynamic young man, Emmanuel founded the Young Global Leaders Network, a youth organization that comprises young diplomats, young politicians, and aspiring politicians, business/entrepreneurial business leaders with the aim of championing a mutual agenda for the African youth and promoting youth participation in governance as well as promoting entrepreneurial culture.
Emmanuel nurtures an environment of teamwork and has expertise in data collection and analysis as well as both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Emmanuel worked as an Associate Lecturer at the London College of Advanced Management where he delivered a wide range of business management courses that involved principles of marketing, leadership, operation management, and research methods. Emmanuel has always maintained high teaching and learning standards to ensure that his students’ stand out in academic achievements and successful progression. As a stout believer and passionate key player in volunteering; Emmanuel creates quality time to giving back gladly to his community what he has learned and to educate individuals with free consultancy on career development. He is a leader anyone would love to look up to and with great integrity, commitment, and passion to make the world a better place.
Emmanuel worked as Qualifications Manager at the Open University in the UK.

Emmanuel is also the founder of Kickstart Innovation Hub Ltd, the entrepreneurial hub of Young Global Leaders Network.