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New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Pakistan Mediators Association (Pakistan)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Pakistan Mediators Association (Pakistan)
IMI are delighted to announce our first program approved in Pakistan, with the Pakistan Mediators Association (PMA)'s training program now recognised as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. Training is ... Read More
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Judge Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda on Rwanda and the Singapore Convention

Judge Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda on Rwanda and the Singapore Convention
Judge Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda recently joined IMI and SIMI for a webinar on mediation in Rwanda in the era of the Singapore Convention. Watch the video or download a summary ... Read More

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK)
RICS, based in the UK, have had their training approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. They deliver courses in the UK, South Africa, Middle East, Singapore, Oceania, Hong ... Read More
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What is investor-state mediation?

What is investor-state mediation?
Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) has to date been dominated by arbitration. However, stakeholders have called for new mechanisms, such as mediation, to settle investor-state disputes. This article is designed ... Read More

Videos available: Investor-state mediation events

Videos available: Investor-state mediation events
The video and summary for the recent IMI-SIMI Investor-State Mediation roundtable is now available. Featuring Judith Knieper (UNCITRAL), Mark Appel (IMI ISDS Taskforce member and former Chair), Alejandro Carballo Leyda ... Read More

Dr Bharati Rao on Advocating for Mediation Education in India

Dr Bharati Rao on Advocating for Mediation Education in India
Dr Bharati Rao recently gave a presentation on advocating for mediation education in India in the era of the Singapore Convention on Mediation. In her presentation, she gave an introduction ... Read More

Pasit Asawawattanaporn on Thailand and the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Pasit Asawawattanaporn on Thailand and the Singapore Convention on Mediation
Pasit Asawawattanaporn, Managing Director of the Thailand Arbitration Centre, recently gave a presentation on Thailand and the Singapore Convention on Mediation as part of the joint IMI-SIMI seminar series. Watch ... Read More

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Phoenix Dispute Solutions (UK)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: Phoenix Dispute Solutions (UK)
Phoenix Dispute Solutions, based in Manchester UK, has had its mediation training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. IMI Certified Mediator Training Programs, or CMTPs, meet international ... Read More
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7 Keys: Many Paths, One Way

7 Keys: Many Paths, One Way
The decade to 2030 presents humanity with unimagined challenges, each of which will require ingenuity and a capacity to embrace innovation. It threatens to be a much more dangerous and ... Read More
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7 Keys: Usage—Forge a user-driven vision for mediation, then fund it

7 Keys: Usage—Forge a user-driven vision for mediation, then fund it
From 1984 until 2004, around 900 grants totalling some US$160 million funded more than 300 mediation initiatives. The benefactor was the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, a private philanthropic institution ... Read More
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7 Keys: Usage—Expand the value of mediation into deal making

7 Keys: Usage—Expand the value of mediation into deal making
Mediation takes many forms and has many facets. It is a malleable process that parties and neutrals adapt to different areas of practice, cultures, and practitioner demands. This flexibility derives ... Read More

CEDR’s Mediator Skills Training approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program

CEDR's Mediator Skills Training approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program
IMI are delighted to announce that CEDR's Mediator Skills Training has been approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program, meaning graduates are eligible to be recognised as IMI Qualified ... Read More
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