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Welcome to IMI’s news hub.  Here you will find a range of content, from the latest about IMI and its work, to expert interviews and opinions about the latest in mediation and ADR worldwide.  We encourage you to share articles with your friends and colleagues, and do leave us comments to let us know what you think.  Have an idea for an article?  See the contribution guidelines on our ‘contact‘ page.

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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

Call for members: IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs Appraisal Committee

Call for members: IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs Appraisal Committee
IMI is looking for further members for its QAP Appraisal Committee. What does the committee do? The IMI QAP Appraisal Committee receives applications from organisations who wish to have their ... Read More
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New IMI Committees and Taskforces policy

New IMI Committees and Taskforces policy
IMI’s Board have today approved a new policy on IMI Committees and Taskforces. This policy has been created in order to enhance transparency over how members are recruited and how ... Read More
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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

ICSID’s Role in Advancing Investor-State Mediation

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IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce has received significant support from ICSID, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In this article, ICSID Senior Legal Counsel Frauke Nitschke details how ICSID is ... Read More

Call for IMI representatives at Asia Pacific ADR Conference

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The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) has invited IMI to send a representative to the 8th Asia Pacific ADR ... Read More
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Diversification is key—Interview with John Sturrock

Diversification is key—Interview with John Sturrock
I had the privilege of speaking with IMI Certified Mediator John Sturrock QC about his mediation career. John is a very successful mediator based in Scotland, and has enjoyed being ... Read More
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Event—Mastering Your Skills: Mediation Do’s and Don’ts

Event—Mastering Your Skills: Mediation Do's and Don'ts
IMI is proud to be a collaborating organisation for the upcoming ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s 17th Annual Mediation Institute in Houston, TX on November 15 & 16, 2019. IMI ... Read More
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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

The Light Bulb Moment—Interview with Gerry O’Sullivan

The Light Bulb Moment—Interview with Gerry O'Sullivan
Co-Founder and Manager of IMI’s Young Mediators’ Initiative, Angela Herberholz, recently interviewed IMI Certified Mediator Gerry O’Sullivan about her mediation career, overcoming workplace challenges, and her new book. Despite her ... Read More

Conflict Dynamics’ training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program

Conflict Dynamics' training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program
Conflict Dynamics in South Africa has had their training program approved as IMI’s second Certified Mediator Training Program. IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs, or CMTPs, meet international competency criteria for ... Read More
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Singapore Convention signed

Signees of the Singapore Convention Aug 2019
Congratulations to UNCITRAL and all signees! The signing of the Singapore Convention promises to be a pivotal moment for international commercial and investment mediation, and we look forward to continuing ... Read More
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