New QAP in Ireland: Mediation Foundation of Ireland

IMI’s Appraisal Committee have approved a new Qualifying Assessment Program, based in Ireland. The Mediation Foundation of Ireland (MFI) conducts assessment of experienced mediators in English, in Ireland and online; they also have an existing IMI-recognised training program for new mediators. QAPs assess experienced mediators, enabling them to gain IMI Certification. QAPs can be searched …

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Ireland’s Mediation Adventure – A practitioner flying on “mutinous winds”

By mediators Sinéad Conneely,  Shane Dempsey, and Róisín O’Shea. In referencing Shakespeare’s The Tempest throughout this piece, we acknowledge that there has always been a “rough magic” to the practice of mediation; something elemental about the ability to bring peace in the midst of “roaring war”. Yet peace itself, can sometimes be controversial and the …

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Incoming Operations Manager: Chimdimma Onyedebelu

IMI has grown significantly over the past few years, and so we recently sought to recruit a new Operations Manager to assist with daily operations. Chimdimma, based in Nigeria, has accepted the role, and we look forward to everything her experiences and perspective will bring to the organisation. Chimdimma will be particularly active in assisting …

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Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

Mediation in the field of business and human rights to help resolve a conflict between stakeholders/workers upstream a global supply chain and corporate actors in South East Asia with the full participation of civil society (NGOs national and international). This piece was originally published by the ABA Public Disputes and Consensus Building Committee in June …

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Upcoming Event: Resilience and Reinvention – Dispute Resolution During a Crisis and Beyond

IMI are delighted to be a supporting organisation for Resolution Institute’s upcoming virtual conference, Resilience and Reinvention: Dispute Resolution During a Crisis and Beyond. IMI mediators and YMI members can access a special discounted rate below. Dates: 15 – 16 July 2021 Australasia’s largest dispute resolution organisation, Resolution Institute, is pleased to invite you to …

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Yes, IMI will be recognising training conducted entirely online

In emerging international standards, IMI first assembles an independent and representative taskforce to consider relevant issues and commence drafting. This goes to the public for feedback prior to finalisation, and potential implementation for IMI-recognised programs. The training criteria were first launched in 2017, and IMI announced the possibility for quality training programs to be recognised …

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Consultant Vacancy: Operations Manager at IMI

With IMI’s growth these past few years, we have need of an Operations Manager to assist with things like processing program applications and assisting with queries. If you are a consultant with an interest in the activities of IMI, please find the job description and ‘how to apply’ below. Note that interviews are being conducted …

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