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Singapore Convention Signing

Welcome to the new International Mediation Institute website. As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary, we are as committed as ever to the organization’s Mission to promote global standards for the resolution of disputes and access to justice. As you navigate this new website, we hope it will be easier to find the resources and tools you have so depended on in the past. In the next few months, we will be expanding the website to include the many benefits that we realized through the Global Pound Conference. Thank you to our supporters and to you, our IMI Community.

What is the Singapore Convention?

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The Latest

Launch of the Worldwide Mediator Mentorship Program

Launch of the Worldwide Mediator Mentorship Program

The time has come to change the perception and value of young mediators on the worldwide mediation landscape. Members of the WMMP Five major actors of the mediation world have ... Read More

New QAPs in Italy and Austria

New QAPs in Italy and Austria

IMI’s Appraisal Committee have approved two new Qualifying Assessment Programs, in Italy and in Austria. QAPs assess experienced mediators, enabling them to gain IMI Certification. QAPs can be searched here ... Read More

Introducing the IAC

Introducing the IAC

IMI would like to introduce its new Independent Advisory Committee, or IAC. This body, consisting of a small number of experts with diverse backgrounds, is replacing the former Independent Standards ... Read More

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IMI support Mediators and Mediation Advocates at all points of their professional journey.


Olé is an online tool allowing clients and law firms to evaluate options for resolving conflicts.


Use the Decision Tree for objective and impartial guidance on setting up a mediation.


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