Recently, Mediate.com serialised a jigsaw of 23 pieces by 40 authors in 16 countries, in the form of both articles and author interviews, all part of the over-arching theme Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. This articles summarizes those 23 pieces.
Mediate.com is proud to publish "Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age" and to offer this convenient Table of Contents for accessing all 25 original "Keys" articles and accompanying videos. Special thanks to Michael Leathes, Manon Schonewille and Clare Fowler for leading this important project!
Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. The objective of the Seven Keys is to encourage discussion among all stakeholders on navigating mediation’s best future.
Leadership is a skill. It is something everyone does at multiple points throughout their lives, whether they consider themselves leaders or not.
Humbling as it may be for adults to admit, the sages who can unlock the Golden Age of mediation may actually be the youth.
At the conclusion of a recent conference, following superb presentations emphasizing the value of principled and interest-based negotiation by William Ury and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, almost 100 mediators signed the "Edinburgh Declaration," an inspirational expression of belief and commitment. The Edinburgh Declaration explains why we mediate, something that is rarely publicly expressed.
After 47 empirical studies, the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section’s Task Force report, “Research on Mediator Techniques,” was perplexing.
As insights and priorities continue to emerge from the data from the 2016-17 Global Pound Conference, its unique value becomes increasingly apparent.
Folklore was the class at university that fundamentally altered how I view the world.
Mediation is rarely taught as a core subject in business schools, law schools and other professional curricula, despite the fact that an increasing number of jurisdictions now provide for some form of court sponsored mediation.
Practicing mediators with advanced knowledge, skills and experience need to support the next generations of mediators to ensure a positive and vibrant future of mediation.
Fundamentally, mediators work with people’s psychologies and identities, their worldviews and self-views - everything that makes up what it is to be a human being.
Perplexed by the slow uptake of mediation in many places, is it time to wonder whether the mediation field has taken sufficient account of the centrality of culture?
This article discusses the importance of professionalism to ensure that mediation is being taken seriously.
This article discusses professionalism and the need to modernize our mediation culture.
This article discusses the importance of bridging mediation and arbitration.
Universal mediation standards have been a controversial issue ever since the rise of mediation as a dispute resolution process.
Online Dispute Resolution (“ODR”) is now universal, especially since the Coronavirus pandemic began.
Much ink has been spilled on the future of mediation, and how robots may someday take over from humans. However, mediation is not an empirical science that can be reduced to algorithms.
Buckminster’s Law derives from the futurist and inventor, R. Buckminster Fuller, who dedicated his life to “making the world work”.
The Singapore Convention on Mediation can have a significant influence on the international appetite for mediation.
Resolution 1325 marks the first time that the UNSC affirmed the critical role of women in conflict resolution and peace building.
Governments play a vital role in the advent of a Golden Age of mediation in three critical areas: generating robust data; mobilizing public and professional engagement; and, most visibly of all, inspiring uptake and demonstrating that they “walk the talk”.
How can an appreciation of mediation be developed in the marketplace?
Mediation is a malleable process that parties and neutrals adapt to different areas of practice, cultures, and practitioner demands.
Today the mediation field needs to go further. It needs to articulate a new, mature, vision. One that unlocks its Golden Age.
The likelihood of conflict and conflicting ideologies makes effective resolution of disputes and the negotiation of sustainable deals crucially important.
The complete compilation of all 7 Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age.