Opinion

The Singapore Convention and its Benefits for Brazil

The Singapore Convention and its Benefits for Brazil
In this article, IMI Certified Mediator Paul Mason provides insight into the benefits of the Singapore Convention for Brazil. Will Brazil be the next country to sign? Download the full ... Read More

The Cold Feet Challenge

The Cold Feet Challenge
“We’ve been raised to question what we know to discount and discredit the authority of our gut.” Terry Tempest Williams, ‘When Women Were Birds’. As mediators, we often come across ... Read More
Opinion

What to wear? Mediator attire in international contexts

What to wear? Mediator attire in international contexts
Arnaud Guyon, a graduate student in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University (Maryland, USA), recently conducted research into mediators’ attire and how this may affect the dispute resolution ... Read More
Opinion

The Odyssey of Mediation in Greece

The Odyssey of Mediation in Greece
In May 2018, the profile of mediation in Greece suddenly rose with the enactment of mandatory mediation for certain civil disputes, a development considered by some to be a contradiction ... Read More
Opinion

Babel and Mediation

Babel and Mediation
In this reflective piece, IMI Independent Advisory Committee member Fernando Navarro Sánchez shares his thoughts on mediation and its parallels to the Tate Modern artwork Babel 2001. Last July, on ... Read More
Opinion

Participating, Confronting while Impressing—Reflections on shadowing a family mediator

Participating, Confronting while Impressing—Reflections on shadowing a family mediator
Shadowing a family mediator through Cyrenians helped bring my awareness to how emotions are (or are not) addressed in conflict. One of my first pre-mediation sessions with the parent of ... Read More
Opinion

Reintroducing Mediation to Millennial India: Part II

Reintroducing Mediation to Millennial India: Part II
Jonathan’s previous article set out solutions to awaken interest and the widespread application of mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism in India, focusing on restructuring and reintroducing mediation practices on ... Read More
Opinion

Reintroducing Mediation To Millennial India

Reintroducing Mediation To Millennial India
India is party to the historic signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, which could translate into business for mediation stakeholders. However, for mediation to flourish into the future, mediation ... Read More
Opinion

Mediator credentialling: a discussion with Deborah Masucci, Laura Kaster and Natalie Armstrong

Mediator credentialling in the USA
IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci and IMI Certified Mediator Laura Kaster recently spoke with Natalie Armstrong about mediator credentialling and opportunities for ongoing professionalisation. Watch the video, or scroll down ... Read More
Opinion

Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role

Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role
The "EU as International Mediator" research network has produced a policy brief on the EU's Mediation Concept and ongoing role in international mediation. It is published with permission here, and ... Read More

Top Mediation Resources for Students

Top Mediation Resources for Students
Enda is an IMI Certified Mediator and prior member of IMI's Young Mediator Initiative. The below personal blog post from LinkedIn is republished in its entirety with permission of the ... Read More
Opinion

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals
Johannes P. Willheim, internationally trained disputes lawyer, mediator and professional negotiator, opened up this year's Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) in Vienna with a keynote on the Future of Dispute ... Read More
GPC, Opinion