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.

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Qualified Mediators have successfully completed quality mediation training, and are beginning their mediation careers.

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Certified Mediators are highly-experienced mediators who meet international standards.

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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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IMI’s First CMTP Approved

IMI's First CMTP Approved

IMI’s Appraisal Committee has approved IMI’s first Certified Mediator Training Program (CMTP): Mediation International, based in Spain. As of 1 January 2019, organisations have been applying to be recognised as ... Read More

When and how does remote mediation come into the spotlight?

When and how does remote mediation come into the spotlight?

Members of IMI’s Young Mediators’ Initiative recently participated in a meeting of “The Mediator Network“, normally reserved for members only. Discussion revolved around the role of ‘remote mediation’, and resulted ... Read More

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

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