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Clarifications over online training, and ‘refresher course’ concept

Clarifications over online training, and 'refresher course' concept
Earlier this year, IMI outlined clarifications over online training during the pandemic. View that post here. During the ongoing situation, organisations with approved Certified Mediator Training Programs (CMTPs) have been ... Read More
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Combinations and Permutations: Creating a Solution-Driven Dispute Resolution Process

Combinations and Permutations: Creating a Solution-Driven Dispute Resolution Process
During this year's edition of New York Arbitration Week, members of the IMI/CCA/Pepperdine Mixed Mode Taskforce delivered a panel as part of the Fordham Conference on International Arbitration, on creating ... Read More

Upcoming event: APEC ADR—Mediation in post-COVID times

Upcoming event: APEC ADR—Mediation in post-COVID times
IMI are delighted to be a Supporting Organisation for the upcoming APEC event, "ADR—Mediation in post COVID-19 times". Hosted by Malaysia and bringing together leaders from APEC nations, topics will ... Read More
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New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Academy Mediation & Negotiation (Toolkit Company)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Academy Mediation & Negotiation (Toolkit Company)
Academy Mediation & Negotiation, part of Toolkit Company, has had its training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. Retrospective recognition is in place for graduates from 1 ... Read More
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Upcoming event: Virtual African International Mediation Week

Upcoming event: Virtual African International Mediation Week
IMI, including YMI, are delighted to be a Supporting Organisation for the upcoming event "Virtual African International Mediation Week (AIMWEEK2020) and Strategy 20 Conference", to be hosted by WASILIANAHUB Mediators ... Read More
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IMI are moving!

IMI are moving!
Due to the closure of our current premises at Laan van Meerdervoort 70, IMI are moving to the Hague Humanity Hub. Our official registered address from 1 January will be ... Read More
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Building leadership in companies through transformative mediation

Building leadership in companies through transformative mediation
In 1961, President John F Kennedy visited the NASA headquarters for the first time. As he walked along, he introduced himself to a janitor mopping the floor, and asked him ... Read More
Opinion

Map-based search now available in preview

Map-based search now available in preview
IMI is rolling out an additional, map-based, search for mediators and mediation advocates, to make it easier to find professionals based in a particular country. This boosts domestic opportunities for ... Read More
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First ODR-QAP Approved: Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos

First ODR-QAP Approved: Instituto de Certificação e Formação de Mediadores Lusófonos
IMI are delighted to announce that the first ODR QAP, providing the IMI Online Mediator Specialisation, has now been approved. ICFML, which also has an existing Qualifying Assessment Program and ... Read More
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The benefits of becoming a mediation mentor

The benefits of becoming a mediation mentor
We all have to start somewhere. While we occasionally hear a senior practitioner query why they would train “the competition”, most mediators understand that, in expanding the pool of mediators, ... Read More
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Upcoming Investor-State Training

Upcoming Investor-State Training
"There is increasing interest in the potential for mediation to resolve Investor-State disputes. Recent international treaties contain specific provisions on the use of mediation in such disputes, and much work ... Read More

The Mediators’ Green Pledge

The Mediators' Green Pledge
IMI are proud to be supporting the Mediators' Green Pledge, officially launched today. Mediators have a special role to play in finding new, collaborative ways to resolve conflicts and share ... Read More
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