One of the downsides of training mediators internationally is that you often do not get to see how they develop; after training even though one may return to the jurisdiction, it is often not possible to track all the mediators that you have trained. This is also true of those we equip to become local […]
About James South
I am writing this post having just finished working as one of the lead trainers on this year’s CEDR’s International Mediator Skills Summer School (http://www.cedr.com/skills/school/), which this year was held in Cascais, near Lisbon, in Portugal. One of the key reasons behind us doing the summer school is to attract a range of participants from […]
Having been one of the fortunate ones to go to a number of events at the current Olympic Games in London (Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball and Wrestling) I have been impressed by the atmosphere that has been created by the volunteers, armed forces, police and others working to make the competition a success. While pondering […]
As part of the 24 month International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) project within the Middle East and North Africa, Pakistan is one of the countries to partner with CEDR in promoting alternative dispute resolution. I am currently in the Punjab Province of Pakistan working with a Private Sector representative body to assist them in developing a […]
By James South, CEDR Director of Training For those interested in negotiation, the forming of the recent coalition government in the United Kingdom is an excellent case study. Last night’s documentary on the BBC – ‘Five days that changed Britain’ – offers a fascinating insight into what makes for effective negotiations and what does not. […]
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