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Welcome to IMI’s news hub.  Here you will find a range of content, from the latest about IMI and its work, to expert interviews and opinions about the latest in mediation and ADR worldwide.  We encourage you to share articles with your friends and colleagues, and do leave us comments to let us know what you think.  Have an idea for an article?  See the contribution guidelines on our ‘contact‘ page.

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What is our purpose as mediators?

What is our purpose as mediators?
Gazing out of my window at dawn, I saw a child put on her skates, sit by herself for a while and do a few breathing and stretching exercises, before ... Read More
Opinion

Upcoming Event: Lex Macula National Mediation Competition

Upcoming Event: Lex Macula National Mediation Competition
IMI are delighted to be a Supporting Organisation for the upcoming 1st Lex Macula National Mediation Competition (India). We are organising the 1st Lex Macula National Mediation Competition to provide ... Read More
Event

Upcoming Event: ABA Dispute Resolution Section spring conference

Upcoming Event: ABA Dispute Resolution Section spring conference
IMI are delighted to be a 'cooperating entity' for the upcoming American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section spring conference. IMI mediators and advocates plus full YMI members can gain discounted ... Read More
Event

IMI Q1 Board Agenda

IMI Q1 Board Agenda
IMI’s Board of Directors meets on a quarterly basis. In an effort to improve transparency to IMI stakeholders, we make agendas publicly available, giving you some insight into what IMI ... Read More
News

Upcoming event: International Women’s Day (CIArb)

Upcoming event: International Women's Day (CIArb)
IMI are delighted to be a supporting organisation for CIArb's upcoming International Women's Day event. While naturally its focus is on arbitration, we are sure that mediators and other dispute ... Read More

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Professional Association of Mediators Bulgaria

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Professional Association of Mediators Bulgaria
We are delighted to announce that PAMB has had its training approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. They deliver training in Bulgarian and in Russian. IMI Certified Mediator ... Read More
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New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Essential Mediation Solutions (UK)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Essential Mediation Solutions (UK)
We are delighted to announce that Essential Mediation Solutions has had its 'civil and commercial mediation training program' approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. IMI Certified Mediator Training ... Read More
News

Changing the Frame: Some Challenging Issues for Promoting Mediation

Changing the Frame: Some Challenging Issues for Promoting Mediation
This book review was originally published on the Kluwer Mediation Blog on 28 January 2021. Anna Howard’s first book, ‘EU Cross-Border Commercial Mediation: Listening to Disputants – Changing the Frame; ... Read More
Book Review, Opinion

New QAP in Latinoamerica: In Lak’ech (Hispanicamerican Institute for Conflict Resolution)

Monterrey
IMI's Appraisal Committee have approved a new Qualifying Assessment Program, based in Mexico and operating throughout Latin America. In Lak'ech (Hispanicamerican Institute for Conflict Resolution), provided by Alinea, is directed ... Read More
News

Event: Intercessionis 2021

Event: Intercessionis 2021
IMI are supporting the INTERCESSIONIS 2021 mediation competition. Registrations close today, so make sure you check it out soon. ILS Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (ILSCA) in association with ADR ... Read More
Event

Event: 7th 2TG-RMLNLU International Mediation Competition

Event: 7th 2TG-RMLNLU International Mediation Competition
The International Mediation Institute and its Young Mediators Initiative are once more supporting the 2TG-RMLNLU International Mediation Competition as Knowledge Partners. About the Competition The RMLNLU Mediation Competition, starting as ... Read More
Event

Event: 9th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament

Event: 9th NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament
IMI is happy to once more be a supporting organisation for the NLIU INADR International Law School Mediation Tournament. With the experience of organising eight successful editions of our prestigious ... Read More
Event