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The meadows of mediation, an oasis for our communities

I just came back from two days at CEDR’s International Trainers’ Network training, and it was fantastic. I wanted to share with you the feeling of this session, but it’s hard to put word on all that we have shared. Perhaps if I can use an analogy I would say that mediation has an amazing […]

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Status, body language and culture in India: An interesting mix

Last week I was in Delhi, India delivering a programme on Managing Disputes and Difficult Conversation in the Boardroom with my CEDR colleague, Susanne Schuler. This programme has been developed over a number of years as a CEDR foundation project, in partnership with IFC/World Bank, and applies mediator techniques to upskill board members in resolving […]

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A dream comes true: CEDR’s first Mediator Skills Course in Spanish.

As a 17-year-old boy, having just finished secondary school I went on a one-year adventure living and going to school in Argentina as an exchange student. Ever since that time I have enjoyed interacting with Spanish speakers and practising using the Spanish that I learned in that year. As I began my professional life, I […]

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Reflecting on culture in mediation training

Reclining in my office chair late on a  Monday afternoon, I am pondering my upcoming trip to Bangladesh. I clearly remember the first time I travelled to this beautiful country, when I managed to insult a room full of delegates completely by accident.  It’s a funny story to tell now, but I still wonder how […]

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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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