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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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
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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
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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
Opinion

Name Change: “IMI Accredited” becomes “IMI Qualified”

Name Change: "IMI Accredited" becomes "IMI Qualified"

In January of this year we rolled out the possibility for organisations that deliver mediator skills training to have their training programs recognised as IMI “Certified Mediator Training Programs” (CMTPs).  ... Read More
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Ask an Expert: Chris Campbell

Ask an Expert: Chris Campbell

Tell us a little about yourself, including your background and your specialisation. I hail from the great state of South Carolina where I spent a large portion of my life ... Read More
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Interview with Deborah Masucci about the Singapore Convention

Interview with Deborah Masucci about the Singapore Convention

Natalie Armstrong-Motin of Marketing Resolution recently interviewed IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci about her career and the upcoming Singapore Convention on the Enforceability of Mediated Settlement. Find the full video ... Read More

Mediation was not always an alternative

Mediation was not always an alternative

Is mediation an alternative to legal procedures for dispute resolution, or is it the appropriate method? An Ancient Practice The history of trade has always had a strong legal basis, ... Read More
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Mediation in Bangladesh Makes Justice Accessible

Mediation in Bangladesh Makes Justice Accessible

Mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process is growing rapidly in Bangladesh. It is cost-effective and less time-consuming than court litigations. The confidentiality of mediation and the fact that ... Read More
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Website updates – menus and forums

Website updates - menus and forums

Based on feedback and with a view to enhancing navigability, we have made some changes to the main menu of our website. You will see that ‘Practitioners’ has been replaced ... Read More
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Call for feedback – “IMI Accreditation”

Call for feedback - "IMI Accreditation"

In January of this year, IMI launched the possibility for organisations to have their training programs recognised as meeting the high international standards established by IMI’s independent expert taskforce. These ... Read More
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Moving Mediation Practice Forward— Is It Time for Certification? (Part Two)

Moving Mediation Practice Forward— Is It Time for Certification? (Part Two)

This article continues from the first part, which you can read here. Is certification desired? In 2016 IMI published a Biennial Census Survey Report on the field of international mediation ... Read More
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Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role

Version 2.0: Rebooting the EU’s International Mediation Role

The “EU as International Mediator” research network has produced a policy brief on the EU’s Mediation Concept and ongoing role in international mediation. It is published with permission here, and ... Read More
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