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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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In defence of the difficult conversation – but not at any cost

In defence of the difficult conversation – but not at any cost

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR There has been an interesting response from certain quarters of the media over the announcement last Friday on expenditure by the Cabinet Office, at the heart of UK Government, which included staff training in ‘difficult conversations’. The ‘difficult conversations’ item was picked out probably for a couple […]

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