(10/19/20)Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
Mediation 20/20 Complete Day 3 Video: (1) Envisioning Mediation for a New Generation - Where Should We Go? Technology and New Generational Expectations; and (2) Moving Forward - How Do We Get There?
Promoting the Mediators Green Pledge is now the purpose of a new WoMACC site. It seems to be one way to commit to our future. I invite you to sign up to the Green Pledge and to promote it to those you know and work with.
This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.
(10/16/20)Gary Birnberg, Ranse Howell
This article discusses new opportunities for cross-border mediation, collaboration and dialogue.
It seems that sometimes when we begin to have an argument with someone the focus isn’t on moving things forward.
Probably every student and instructor has had difficult challenges this year accommodating to the routines needed because of the pandemic.
On September 15th, 2020 IDI, the International Distribution Institute organized a webinar focused on possible solutions for re-starting distribution and retail/franchising relationships which have suffered difficulties during lock- down, and which are still suffering difficulties in order to adapt to the restrictive measures imposed by the COVID pandemic.
In her journal article, Professor Archerd advocates for using facilitative techniques to distinguish mediation from other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
This article discusses "Raising Traditional Mediation - Becoming an Invisible Mediator."
This article addresses internal and external skills for mediators to use during this time of Covid-19, to raise awareness of internal biases, and shift those biases in order to skillfully mediate for our clients.
Before the pandemic, losing your internet connectivity was frustrating; now, losing connectivity can truly be detrimental to your health and safety. This article proposes a new model for redress where independent ombudspersons help consumers get fair redress for lost connections, enabling equitable outcomes and leveling the playing field.
This PDF presentation from Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule reviews available Mediate content, resources, and services to help you develop and promote your mediation services.
(10/13/20)Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith
An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
(10/13/20)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule
Mediation 20/20 Day 2 Video: The current state of the field: obstacles and opportunities.
(10/09/20)Ved Thakur, Yash More
Article 30 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration encourages resolution of disputes through a settlement between parties by way of mediation.
Some of us are in a conflict; we “…are motivated more by a desire to appear moral than to actually be moral.”
Learning to mediate has been likened to learning to speak another language. Personally, I think it’s more difficult than that.
Fight, Flight, Freeze—that what neurobiologists say are our ancestral (and current) unconscious response choices in a threatening or conflict situation.
This paper summarizes legal and ethical reasons for accessible meditations and provides a summary of how to accomplish this goal.
(10/09/20)Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali
To come together, sometimes we need time apart.
(10/09/20)Shreya Sukhtankar, Jay Kakani
International mediation has become one of the most significant methods of managing cross-border conflicts. In this article, the authors have traced the emergence of mediation in international relations over the years.
As part of our special series for Conflict Resolution Month this October, this is our second article where we have highlighted the following research institutes and think tanks across the world.
(10/06/20)Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
Mediation 20/20 Complete Day 1 Video - What Have We Achieved? How Did We Get Where We Are? Welcome and Celebration with Jim Melamed and John Helie plus panel.
Imagine my surprise years ago when I went through North Carolina family financial mediation training and I learned that the norm for mediating a couple going through divorce was shuttle mediation.
Since a very high percentage of employment claims are resolved through mediation, skilled advocates should work with their clients to carefully plan and make strategic moves throughout the early, middle and late phases of the mediation process to achieve successful results and durable settlement agreements.
(10/02/20)Sandeep Bhalothia, Nisshant Laroia
This article will provide a brief overview of the current status of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in India by examining the opportunity and challenges the ODR brings and faces receptively in India.
(10/01/20)Colin Rule, Clare Fowler, Sharon Woodhouse
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Mediate.com asked 300 dispute resolution professionals 7 questions about the field. Initial results are here.