New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: European Institute for Conflict Resolution

IMI is pleased to announce that European Institute for Conflict Resolution has been approved as meeting IMI’s competency criteria required of a Certified Mediator Training Program (CMTP) to deliver training in-person and online.

Consequently, individuals who successfully complete EICR’s CMTP will be eligible to become IMI Qualified Mediators should they choose to apply for such recognition with IMI.

View EICR’s approved program here. Visit their website at:

About European Institute for Conflict Resolution

European Institute for Conflict Resolution, with the acronym EICR, is a private non-profit organization, founded in 2016, in Thessaloniki, in Greece.

European Institute for Conflict Resolution has been licensed as a trainer mediation body since 2016 by the Greek Ministry of Justice in order to provide accredited civil and commercial mediation training, advanced mediation training, advocate mediation training, online mediation training, family mediation training, workplace mediation training. In addition to that, EICR, as an accredited peer-mediation training provider has implemented peer mediation training programs in many educational institutions. EICR in collaboration with the Mediation Institute of Thessaloniki (formed by the Bar Association of Thessaloniki, the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Industrial Chamber and the Thessaloniki Chamber of Crafts) have trained more than 2000 accredited mediators by the Greek Ministry of Justice in many areas (basic and advanced courses).

EICR has been a pioneer in online mediation with the first in Greece application for conflict resolution/mediation and submission of complaints

Congratulations to European Institute for Conflict Resolution!

IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs, or CMTPs, meet international competency criteria for mediation training excellence. Individuals who complete CMTPs are able to become recognised as ‘IMI Qualified Mediators’. CMTPs can be searched here.

As of June 2021, IMI decided to recognize training delivered in part or entirely online as meeting the standards required of IMI CMTPs. Therefore, the Training Criteria now applies equally to programs that deliver training in-person, in hybrid formats, and online. View IMI’s training criteria.

IMI is the only organisation in the world that transcends local jurisdictions to develop global, professional standards for mediators and advocates involved in collaborative dispute resolution and negotiation.

Interested in having your organisation’s training or assessment program appraised against IMI’s international standards? See how to Register a Program here

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