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Singapore Convention Online Seminar Series: The Line-up

Singapore Convention Online Seminar Series: The Line-up
Following its kick-off last week, with Debbie Masucci speaking about how the Singapore Convention will change global mediation, we in collaboration with our friends at the Singapore International Mediation Institute ... Read More

Non-Violent Communication (Compassion Course Online)

Non-Violent Communication (Compassion Course Online)
The Compassion Course Online have approached IMI, suggesting that those interested in mediation may be interested in building their compassion and communication skills. Now in its tenth year, the course, ... Read More
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7 Keys: Education—Train mediators to be culture-wise, not culture-blind

7 Keys: Education—Train mediators to be culture-wise, not culture-blind
Perplexed by the slow uptake of mediation in many places, is it time to wonder whether the mediation field has taken sufficient account of the centrality of culture? Do we ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Education—Include learning in psychology & brain science to enhance mediator practice

7 Keys: Education—Include learning in psychology & brain science to enhance mediator practice
Mediating entails working with people in relationship. And given the nature of relationships, this means verbal and non-verbal communication, the stories people have about their world, what people believe, understand, ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Education—Ensure the future through mentoring and practice programs for new mediators

7 Keys: Education—Ensure the future through mentoring and practice programs  for new mediators
Mediation is an ever-evolving field, making the journey for mediators a never-ending learning process. Practising mediators with advanced knowledge, skills and experience need to support the next generations of mediators ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Education—Teach mediation as a core subject aligned to real world needs

7 Keys: Education—Teach mediation as a core subject aligned to real world needs
Mediation is rarely taught as a core subject in business schools, law schools and other professional curricula, despite the fact that an increasing number of jurisdictions now provide for some ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Data—Develop a Negotiation Index

7 Keys: Data—Develop a Negotiation Index
Folklore was the class at university that fundamentally altered how I view the world. It was taught by a certain Professor Alan Dundes[2] who was internationally known – and notorious ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Data—Run the Global Pound Conference Series every 5-7 Years

7 Keys: Data—Run the Global Pound Conference Series every 5-7 Years
The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series 2016–17 was an ambitious project involving a series of 28 events held in 22 countries across the globe. Led by the International Mediation Institute ... Read More

Ana Sambold: A US perspective on the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Ana Sambold: A US perspective on the Singapore Convention on Mediation
Earlier this week, IMI Certified Mediator Ana Sambold gave a thoughtful presentation on the Singapore Convention on Mediation, helpful and applicable for US- and non-US-based stakeholders alike. Watch the video ... Read More

7 Keys: Data—Bring objective science to mediation

7 Keys: Data—Bring objective science to mediation
In 2017, after four years of investigation and detailed review of 47 empirical studies, the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section’s Task Force report, “Research on Mediator Techniques,” was released.[iii] ... Read More
Opinion

7 Keys: Leadership—Adopt The Edinburgh Declaration

7 Keys: Leadership—Adopt The Edinburgh Declaration
Back in May 2018, I had the privilege to host and chair a really uplifting and wonderfully diverse conference in my home city, Edinburgh, Scotland, under the auspices of the ... Read More
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7 Keys: Leadership—The Youth Shall Lead Us. Develop a Generation of Peacemakers Through Peer Mediation Programs

7 Keys: Leadership—The Youth Shall Lead Us. Develop a Generation of Peacemakers Through Peer Mediation Programs
Aloysius Goh[i], Sean Lim[ii], Samantha Lek[iii] & Megan Tay[iv] Many peer mediation programmes (PMPs) set out to teach youth conflict management. Yet, having offered one such PMP annually since 2010, ... Read More
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7 Keys: Leadership—Establish strong, collaborative, mediative leadership

7 Keys: Leadership—Establish strong, collaborative, mediative leadership
The following text is based on written exchanges with four leaders in the field of mediation: Kenneth Cloke [1], Joan Goldsmith [2], Rosemary Howell [3] & Alan Limbury [4] Compiled ... Read More
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