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New Qualifying Assessment Program in the Czech Republic: Czech Bar Association

New Qualifying Assessment Program in the Czech Republic: Czech Bar Association
IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs certify mediators against the international standards established by the International Mediation Institute, and are assessed against the rigorous criteria outlined here. Today we congratulate the Czech ... Read More
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New Certified Mediator Training Program: Singapore Mediation Centre

New Certified Mediator Training Program: Singapore Mediation Centre
Singapore Mediation Centre have had their training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program operating in Singapore. This is in addition to their existing IMI Qualifying Assessment Program ... Read More
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New Qualifying Assessment Program in Greece: ADR Point

New Qualifying Assessment Program in Greece: ADR Point
IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs certify mediators against the international standards established by the International Mediation Institute, and are assessed against the rigorous criteria outlined here. Today we congratulate ADR Point ... Read More
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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

What happens when the mediator is the block to resolution?

What happens when the mediator is the block to resolution?
IMI Certified Mediator Sarah Blake has been conducting an Advanced Dispute Resolution Seminar Series. One recent event asked “what happens when the mediator is the block to resolution”, and resulted ... Read More
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New mediators should not see mediation practice as a business—an interview with Ting-kwok IU

New mediators should not see mediation practice as a business—an interview with Ting-kwok IU
Young Mediators Initiative manager, Angela Herberholz, recently spoke with Hong-Kong-based mediator Ting-kwok IU about his mediation career. Ting-kwok Iu Recently I had the privilege of speaking with Ting-kwok IU about his ... Read More
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Singapore Convention text in Portuguese

Singapore Convention text in Portuguese
The official UNCITRAL Singapore Convention text is available in the UN languages of Spanish, French, English, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese (see here). IMI Certified Mediator Paul Mason has provided an ... Read More

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

Survey on mediator attire

Survey on mediator attire
Arnaud Guyon, a a graduate student in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University (Maryland, USA), is conducting research into mediators’ attire and how this may affect the process ... Read More
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Coming Soon—suite of North American GPC reports

Coming Soon—suite of North American GPC reports
Initiated by IMI, the GPC Series 2016-17 was a collection of 28 conferences held in 22 countries across the globe. It was conceived as an opportunity for members of the ... Read More
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New Certified Mediator Training Program: MTI East Africa

New Certified Mediator Training Program: MTI East Africa
MTI East Africa have had their training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program operating in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. This is in addition to their existing IMI ... Read More
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IMI launches diversity initiative

IMI launches diversity initiative
There is a recognised lack of diversity in the mediation profession (see also forth-coming GPC North America reports). The first step in redressing this issue is collecting data, so that ... Read More
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