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NHL Lockout Mediators

NHL Lockout Mediators

In a bid to break the deadlocked negotiations between the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association, both sides have agreed to appoint mediators from the U.S.  Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The National Hockey League players have been in negotiations for a new labour agreement since July.  The negotiations were initiated after the existing […]

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Conflict Management, Transformation and Resolution

Conflict Management, Transformation and Resolution

How does conflict exist within cities?  What are the possibilities for conflict transformation within Belfast, Jerusalem and other divided cities?  These are two of the many questions that the Conflict in Cities and the Contested State research group are investigating in their ten-year project. Presenting a flavour of their research last week, at an event […]

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Staking our future on Inquiries

It seems that a fresh wave of inquiries will be hitting the headlines soon, in the wake of yet more scandals and controversies.   Issues ranging from expansion at Heathrow, the BBC’s handling of Newsnight’s Jimmy Savile investigation, and even the Libor rate are now the subject of inquiries. As with any inquiry, challenging conversations and […]

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The 2012 CEDR Awards: a very short history

It’s just over two weeks until the biennial CEDR Awards takes place, and I am excited. As part of the Marketing and Communications team, I’ve seen first-hand how large a part of the team’s work the Awards have been over the past couple of months – and if I were on Mastermind, the awards would be […]

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Baking for Children In Need

For the last 2 Friday’s CEDR have been raising money for BBC’s Children In Need. Tapping into CEDR staff’s well known love of cake, we decided to hold the very first Great CEDR Bake Off competition. Inspired by the BBC TV show, over 20 of us took part in order to raise money and win […]

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