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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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IMI Certified Mediator search engine upgraded!

IMI Certified Mediator search engine upgraded!
The IMI ‘Find a Mediator’ search engine is now faster and more convenient than ever before. Check out the new features at https://www.imimediation.org/find-a-mediator! New: blisteringly fast page load times! Previously, ... Read More
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Event report: cultural property and what it means for the settlement of international disputes

Event report: cultural property and what it means for the settlement of international disputes
IMI was proud to support the Florence International Mediation Chambers’ recent event on cultural property and what it means for the settlement of international disputes. YMI member Cécile Maitre-Ferri was ... Read More
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New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: ADR Hellenic Center

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: ADR Hellenic Center
In some fantastic Friday news, ADR Hellenic Center has had their training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. This complements the organisation’s existing IMI Qualifying Assessment Program ... Read More
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Criteria for IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs: new clarifications

Criteria for IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs: new clarifications
The Training and Competency Taskforce have made some clarifications around standards to be met by proposed IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs (CMTPs), specifically, surrounding the need for at least some ... Read More
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YMI Interview: Cécile Maitre-Ferri

Photo of IMI Executive Director Laura Skillen, YMI member and IMI Certified Mediator Iram, and Cecile.
Cécile Maitre-Ferri is a member of IMI’s Young Mediators’ Initiative. She is currently undertaking a mentorship with IMI Certified Mediator Claude Amar in Paris, arranged via the Worldwide Mediation Mentorship ... Read More
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IMI at upcoming conference in Croatia

IMI at upcoming conference in Croatia
The conference “Alternative Dispute Resolution — Cooperation between Public Administration and the Judiciary with the Business Sector” will shortly be held in Zagreb, Croatia. IMI will be represented by Contributing ... Read More
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IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition

IMI's Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition
The work of IMI’s investor-state taskforce has continued to make in-roads, collaborating with the International Energy Charter, UNCITRAL, and ICSID. Most recently, the Energy Charter’s Model Instrument, supported by IMI, ... Read More

Five new signees to the Singapore Convention

Five new signees to the Singapore Convention
Armenia, Chad, Ecuador, Gabon, and Guinea-Bissau have now signed the Singapore Convention, bringing the total number of countries to 51. Congratulations to the new signees! UNCITRAL Press ReleaseDownload Congratulations also ... Read More

Event: 8th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament

Event: 8th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament
IMI is happy to be a supporting organisation for the 8th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament. National Law Institute University (NLIU) and International Academy of Dispute Resolution (INADR) ... Read More
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Using my Aboriginal Message Stick

Using my Aboriginal Message Stick
Dr Paul Gibson is an IMI Certified Mediator based in Australia, who uses an Aboriginal ‘message stick’ in his mediation practice. Here he shares his story of this fascinating tool ... Read More
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Event: Cultural Property and the Settlement of International Disputes

Event: Cultural Property and the Settlement of International Disputes
The International Mediation Institute are proud to be collaborating organisation for an upcoming conference organised by the Florence International Mediation Chamber (FIMC). Covering cultural diplomacy, the means for settlement of ... Read More
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