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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’s Next for International Mediation in Europe?

What’s Next for International Mediation in Europe?
7 August 2019 marked the signing of the United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation in Singapore. With its 53 signatories to date, the Singapore Convention ... Read More

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: ADR Learning Institute (Canada)

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: ADR Learning Institute (Canada)
We are delighted to announce that ADR Learning Institute has had its training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. Retrospective recognition is in place for graduates from ... Read More
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Mediation Competition: First ILNU International Mediation Competition

Mediation Competition: First ILNU International Mediation Competition
IMI are delighted to be a Supporting Organisation for the 'First ILNU International Mediation Competition', organised and hosted by the Institute of Law at Nirma University (Gujarat, India). We at ... Read More
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New features for mediators—mediation logbook, feedback hub, and mentorship program!

New features for mediators—mediation logbook, feedback hub, and mentorship program!
Here at IMI, we're excited to start a new year working towards professional mediation worldwide—and to that end, we're announcing some new features to help mediators at all stages of ... Read More
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International Recognition for UK Mediation Training Course

International Recognition for UK Mediation Training Course
UK Mediation has just had its 'Mediation Practitioner's Certificate' course recognised as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. Founder Dr Mike Talbot, himself an IMI Certified Mediator, has written a ... Read More
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New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: UK Mediation Ltd

New IMI Certified Mediator Training Program: UK Mediation Ltd
A new year, a new training opportunity: we are happy to announce that UK Mediation Ltd has had its training program approved as an IMI Certified Mediator Training Program. Retrospective ... Read More
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IMI Board updates

IMI Board updates
At its Q4 Board meeting, IMI farewelled several long-standing members, and voted to welcome four more. Departing at this time were László Molnár, Karl Hennessee, and Michael McIlwrath. They were ... Read More
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Welcome to the new IMI Ethics Committee!

Welcome to the new IMI Ethics Committee!
In September of this year, IMI's Board voted to reconstitute the IMI Ethics Committee. They have just had their first meeting, pictured above, and we look forward to many successful ... Read More
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IMI Q4 Board Agenda

IMI Q4 Board Agenda
IMI's Board of Directors meets on a quarterly basis. In an effort to improve transparency to IMI stakeholders, we are now making agendas publicly available, giving you some insight into ... Read More
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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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