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Video available: Deborah Masucci on how the Singapore Convention will change global mediation

Video available: Deborah Masucci on how the Singapore Convention will change global mediation
Today was the first of an IMI online webinar series on the Singapore Convention. IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci gave a presentation on how the Singapore Convention will change global ... Read More

Deborah Masucci—How the Singapore Convention will change global mediation

Deborah Masucci—How the Singapore Convention will change global mediation
On Wednesday 18 March, IMI will be conducting a free seminar via Zoom, with Deborah Masucci giving a 15 minute presentation on how the Singapore Convention will change global mediation ... Read More

Qatar ratifies the Singapore Convention—Convention to come into force

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Qatar have become the third state to ratify the Singapore Convention, meaning the countdown to enforcement is on! The Convention on the Enforceability of Mediated Settlement will come into force ... Read More

Singapore Mediation Convention Reference Book

Singapore Mediation Convention Reference Book
The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution have released a reference book on the Singapore Convention, which can be downloaded from the CJCR website here. This Reference Book focuses on the ... Read More

International Women’s Day at IMI

International Women's Day at IMI
Happy International Women's Day from IMI, where we are delighted to announce several new measures aimed at improving diversity and inclusion. Whether it's the GPC North America reports indicating that ... Read More
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New IMI Board members

New IMI Board members
IMI is delighted to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Teresa Garcia-Reyes, Senior Counsel, Litigation, at Baker Hughes.  She is based in Houston, Texas.  LinkedInEeva Hakoranta, SVP, ... Read More
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Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci recognised with CPR Award

Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci recognised with CPR Award
IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci has been awarded the James F Henry Award for Oustanding Achievement in ADR by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. Candidates for this ... Read More
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IMI Executive Director to Keynote at “Negotiation for Sustainable Relations” Conference, Istanbul

IMI Executive Director to Keynote at "Negotiation for Sustainable Relations" Conference, Istanbul
IMI Executive Director Laura Skillen will be giving the keynote speech at next week's conference on "Negotiation for Sustainable Relations", hosted by GMN Institute in Istanbul. Speakers will be presenting ... Read More
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The Singapore Convention and its Benefits for Brazil

The Singapore Convention and its Benefits for Brazil
In this article, IMI Certified Mediator Paul Mason provides insight into the benefits of the Singapore Convention for Brazil. Will Brazil be the next country to sign? Download the full ... Read More

Singapore and Fiji ratify the Singapore Convention!

Singapore and Fiji ratify the Singapore Convention!
Fiji and Singapore have been the first two states to ratify the historic UN 'Singapore Convention' on the Enforceability of Mediated Settlements. Six months after the third state has ratified ... Read More

New Mediation Advocacy QAP in Singapore: Sage Mediation

New Mediation Advocacy QAP in Singapore: Sage Mediation
IMI Mediation Advocacy Qualifying Assessment Programs certify mediation advocates against the international standards established by the International Mediation Institute, and are assessed against the rigorous criteria outlined here. Today we ... Read More
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New Certified Mediator Training Program in Bulgaria: Sporazumenia Association

New Certified Mediator Training Program in Bulgaria: Sporazumenia Association
Sporazumenia Association have had their training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program operating in Bulgaria. Their programs are delivered in the Bulgarian language. This is the first ... Read More
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