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LONDON 2012: Collaborative Spirit

LONDON 2012: Collaborative Spirit

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 […]

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Facilitating Mediation Development in Pakistan

Facilitating Mediation Development in Pakistan

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 […]

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Negotiating your way into a coalition government

Negotiating your way into a coalition government

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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