Category: Government

Richard Susskind Keynote for Cyberweek 2020 author.

Richard Susskind Keynote for Cyberweek 2020

https://youtu.be/4PcXmhnfFWg Keynote Discussion with Prof. Richard Susskind, IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (https://www.susskind.com/), presented...

By Richard Susskind, Colin Rule
Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems author.

Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems

Similar to commercial arbitration, a large proportion of treaty-based investor-state disputes involve construction issues. In the International Centre for the...

By Joe Tirado
Mediators Help Save the Economy author.

Mediators Help Save the Economy

Originally published on Indisputably The news media have a well-known bad-news bias.  If something bad is happening or – better...

By John Lande
Conflict Management and Political Behaviour around the World author.

Conflict Management and Political Behaviour around the World

Can the TKI Conflict Model (i.e., the five conflict modes along with the assertiveness, cooperativeness, distributive, integrative, and protective dimensions) shed some...

By Ralph Kilmann
Mediate.com Podcast 23: Providing Mediation as an Alternative Response to Low Emergent 911 Calls within the City of Dayton author.

Mediate.com Podcast 23: Providing Mediation as an Alternative Response to Low Emergent 911 Calls within the City of Dayton

In this episode, Veronica talks to Raven Cruz Loaiza, the Mediation Response Coordinator for the newly developed Mediation Response Unit (MRU)...

By Raven Cruz Loaiza, Veronica Cravener
The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process author.

The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process

As a HR and ADA Facilitator and author of Making It Work, I have found that mediating disability/medical related issues...

By Sheryl Ellis, PHRca, SHRM-CP, CLMS, ADAC
Mediation Offers Lifeline for Communities Being Inundated by Flood of Evictions author.

Mediation Offers Lifeline for Communities Being Inundated by Flood of Evictions

More than two years since COVID-19 first broke out stateside, the U.S. housing sector remains in a state of flux. Various...

By Eric Slepak
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge author.

What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge

As the first week of COP26 drew to a close, and fireworks lit the sky in celebration of Diwali and...

By Rachael Bicknell
CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’ author.

CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’

CPR Speaks BlogAccording to the Singapore Convention on Mediation’s website, the Convention is a “multilateral treaty which offers a uniform and...

By Bryanna Rainwater
The New Plan for the Academy of Court-Appointed Masters author.

The New Plan for the Academy of Court-Appointed Masters

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe problem with chickens and eggs isn’t which one comes first. ...

By Merrill Hirsh
Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate author.

Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn May 2019, I posted a blog discussing the creativity of lawyers and “out of the...

By Phyllis Pollack
High-Tech Dispute Resolution author.

High-Tech Dispute Resolution

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesJean R. Sternlight, Founding Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict...

By Beth Graham
The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Right to Bilingual Mediation author.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Right to Bilingual Mediation

The Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) provides written advisory opinions to mediators concerning interpretations of the Florida Rules for Certified...

By Patrick Mastronardo
Mediation in Russia author.

Mediation in Russia

Global Growth Forum COMMENTS ON MEDIATION IN RUSSIA Background on Mediation Laws in Russia While a population that distrusts organized...

By Lara Traum
Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators author.

Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators

At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during...

By Donna Silverberg, Owner
Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights author.

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

In this article, I describe the mediation of a human rights dispute alleging abusive work conditions and labor practices in...

By Elise Groulx
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
A Tale of Two Pilots: A comparison of civil justice innovation in New York State and England & Wales author.

A Tale of Two Pilots: A comparison of civil justice innovation in New York State and England & Wales

Two recent announcements of pilot programs on either side of the Atlantic bring in to sharp focus steps being taken...

By Tony Guise
Bats, Rattlesnakes, and a Mine Shaft author.

Bats, Rattlesnakes, and a Mine Shaft

California has always had a rich history of Mining and the Gold Rush and in particular, the counties and cities...

By Jim Hildreth
The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next? author.

The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next?

“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to...

By Kenneth Cloke
APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act! author.

APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act!

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB) and  Association for...

By James Melamed, J.D.
How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments author.

How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments

Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated. What’s interesting is...

By Kwame Christian
Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes author.

Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes

Conflict is inevitable in the best of times and the easiest of circumstances. Human beings interacting with other human beings...

By Sharon Woodhouse
Canada – Different Levels of Courts Urge the Parties Before Them to Mediate Instead of Litigate author.

Canada – Different Levels of Courts Urge the Parties Before Them to Mediate Instead of Litigate

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbitral, here. In separate cases, the Court of Appeal in Iyad Al-Qishawi Professional Corporation v....

By Daniel Urbas
Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy author.

Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy

INTRODUCTION As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest...

By Judy Rashid
Thoughts on Addressing Racial Injustice author.

Thoughts on Addressing Racial Injustice

This work juxtaposes an announcement by AAA-ICDR with articles that promote dialogue in difficult conversations. What's the Right Thing to...

By Bernard Mayer, Richard Barbieri, Richard Susskind
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea

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