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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
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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
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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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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
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Ask An Expert: Linda Fitz-Alan

Ask An Expert: Linda Fitz-Alan

IMI chats with Linda Fitz-Alan, Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. What is your background? I have more than 30 ... Read More
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Certified Mediator Training Programs are here!

Certified Mediator Training Programs are here!

Since publishing standards for Training Programs, as well as for Trainers, Coaches, and Assessors, IMI has been working to make roll-out a reality. As of 1 January 2019, organisations can ... Read More
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IMI in 2018: Year in Review

IMI in 2018: Year in Review

It has been a productive year for IMI, with our team, Board, and Task force members working on a wide range of initiatives designed to raise the standards of mediation ... Read More
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Day Three Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The End

Day Three Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The End

After a night of fun, the participants and judges were all set to kick off the last set of preliminary rounds for day three of the 7th edition of NLIU-INADR ... Read More
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Day Two Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The Grind Begins

Day Two Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The Grind Begins

The second day of the 7th edition of NLIU-INADR ILSMT took place on 24 November 2018 and began with anxious participants preparing for the preliminary rounds. While teams huddled together ... Read More
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Day One Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: Rediscovering Mediation

Day One Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: Rediscovering Mediation

The 7th edition of the International Law School Mediation Tournament (ILSMT), 2018, was organised by the National Law Institute University (NLIU) with the support of the International Academy of Dispute ... Read More
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Standardising ODR platforms and practice

Standardising ODR platforms and practice

This past August, the results of IMI’s Online Dispute Resolution (e-Mediation) Task Force were presented at the ODR Forum taking place in Auckland, New Zealand. The panel, organised by Task ... Read More
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New IMI Briefing Paper: UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation

New IMI Briefing Paper: UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation

IMI has prepared a briefing paper on the upcoming “Singapore Convention”. It sets out the aims of the Convention, describes how it will benefit businesses, outlines that countries stand to ... Read More
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