Category: International

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 28: Intercultural Communication and Envisioning a Culture of Peace author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 28: Intercultural Communication and Envisioning a Culture of Peace

More and more, we are a connected world.  So when it comes to intercultural communication...Is it what you say? Or...

By Lynn Cole, Veronica Cravener
An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects author.

An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects

Where there is construction, there are contracts. Typically, these contracts are obtained through a competitive, hard-bid process, which is often...

By Peter Kamminga
ICODR Podcast Episode 10: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 10: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR, as well as co-founder...

By Chittu Nagarajan, Ian MacDuff
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
ICODR Podcast Episode 9: Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 9: Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School.  Pablo holds a...

By Pablo Cortés, Ian MacDuff
How Can We Reduce Hyper-Polarization? author.

How Can We Reduce Hyper-Polarization?

Heidi and Guy Burgess have long focused on how society – and our field – can deal with intractable conflicts. ...

By John Lande
Looking Back at the First 18 Months of Arbitrate.com author.

Looking Back at the First 18 Months of Arbitrate.com

Mediate.com launched its spinoff online community Arbitrate.com on March 1, 2021, and the site has made an enormous amount of...

By Indraneel Gunjal, Colin Rule
Dispute Resolution in the Post Babel Era author.

Dispute Resolution in the Post Babel Era

What is the Post Babel Era? The narrative of the tower of Babel is an etiology or explanation of a...

By Robert Bergman
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
Each Of Us Can Be The Superhero That Changes The World author.

Each Of Us Can Be The Superhero That Changes The World

In this world, something outrageous is happening, conflicts are everywhere and between everyone, and it seems like those numbers are...

By Alessandra Sgubini
Mediation at the Grassroots: Kenya author.

Mediation at the Grassroots: Kenya

Mediation is not a new concept in the Kenyan culture.  It was traditionally used to settle disputes.  It was used...

By Njoki Nyanjui
Future of ODR In Kenya author.

Future of ODR In Kenya

Future of ODR In Kenya Mediation has a way of resolving disputes is as old as the human kind. Kenya...

By Daniel Nganga Ndogo
Compulsory Civil Mediation in Italy 2011/ 2021 author.

Compulsory Civil Mediation in Italy 2011/ 2021

Past, Present and (likely) Future Mandatory civil and commercial mediation came in force in Italy in 2011. This article looks...

By Giovanni Matteucci
7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators author.

7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators

Assembled by Dr. Tetiana Kyselova THIS DOCUMENT WAS DEVELOPED BY UKRAINIAN MEDIATORS AND DIALOGUE FACILITATORS to convey their voice and...

By Tatiana Kyselova
The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators author.

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators

The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators By Kenneth Cloke If men hate each other, then there’s no hope.  We...

By Kenneth Cloke
How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener author.

How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener

Most service businesses may not think that their efforts can move the needle in addressing the severe climate issues we...

By Chris Poole
A Mediator’s Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine author.

A Mediator’s Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine

The recent events in Ukraine made me think about mediation in high-level conflicts, and ask myself whether I could maintain equidistance in a case of...

By Lydia Vanderkaay
Guest Author: Stefano Pavletic on Lessons Ukraine Teaches About Neutrality author.

Guest Author: Stefano Pavletic on Lessons Ukraine Teaches About Neutrality

A strange idea of neutrality It is well known that “third party status” of the mediator with respect to the...

By F. Peter Phillips
Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022) author.

Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022)

The year was 1997. India had recently introduced the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, and was vigorously pursuing the introduction...

By Prathamesh D Popat
Saving Myself by Saving Others author.

Saving Myself by Saving Others

INTRODUCTION Today is the 35th day of the war in our country, the 35th day of opposition to Russian aggression...

By Tatyana Bilyk
Reach for Humanity in Dark Times: The War in Ukraine author.

Reach for Humanity in Dark Times: The War in Ukraine

This is an article about the war in Ukraine by Tatyana Bilyik and Lisa Parkinson with the Ukrainian Association of...

By Lisa Parkinson
Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine author.

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine  Susanne Terry Jackie Font-Guzmán Bernie Mayer  March 17, 2022 Like...

By Susanne Terry, Bernard Mayer, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán
Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training author.

Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training

While it is true that lawyers are eminently trained in the art of negotiating by virtue of the rigors of...

By KESHIA OSBOURNE, Bruce Ally
Critical Analysis of the Mediation Bill (The Other Side) author.

Critical Analysis of the Mediation Bill (The Other Side)

The Perspective Well, we hear a lot about Mediation now a days. This is primarily for reasons emanating from the...

By Sanjeev Ahuja
Mediation and Insolvency, with a focus on developing countries author.

Mediation and Insolvency, with a focus on developing countries

Debt has been a problem for millennia. The roots of the modern insolvency law are in the “jus mercatorum –...

By Giovanni Matteucci
Stepping into the Unknown – “Standards Applicable” to Mediators under Singapore Convention on Mediation author.

Stepping into the Unknown – “Standards Applicable” to Mediators under Singapore Convention on Mediation

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (hereinafter “Singapore Convention on Mediation”) that was signed in...

By Pitamber Yadav
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
Changing Landscapes of Mediation author.

Changing Landscapes of Mediation

The Indian Judicial System has sought recourse to Mediation for delivering the answers to which litigation has failed to provide....

By Rohan Bangia
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.
Transformative Family Dialogue During the Pandemic – A Story from a Mediation Center in the Czech Republic author.

Transformative Family Dialogue During the Pandemic – A Story from a Mediation Center in the Czech Republic

A version of this article also appears in Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic Guest bloggers, Robin Brzobohatý...

By Dan Simon

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