Name change: "IMI Certified" for highly-experienced professionals remains the same; "IMI Accredited" for those who have completed initial training only becomes "IMI Qualified". Blog post here.


The drive toward Professional Mediation Worldwide entails more than global standard-setting for mediators. Some of IMI’s current initiatives and programs are:

  • Promoting mediation to Users
  • The IMI Inter-Cultural Certification (launched April 2012)*
  • Making informative material and tools available copyright-free
  • Creating training tools for developing countries*
  • The IMI Certification for Mediation Advocates*
  • The web-enablement of a case analysis tool called Olé*
  • Young Mediators Initiative

(* = funded by the GE Foundation)

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