How can mediation help to solve business conflicts? This is an essential question for every rationally thinking businessman in Latvia who is interested in a fast and effective solution of possible disagreements without getting involved in long proceedings before the Latvian courts. Not to mention that the experts are IM members.
Though we always pay attention we oversee many things that could help solution finding. It’s not a question of intelligence. Human’s intelligence is not that big anyway. It’s a question of focussing. A video on Youtube proves the phenomenon. You are invited to test your own ability of paying attention.
The European Mediation Network Initiative (EMNI) is organizing their 4th EMNI conference in Bratislava from 18 to 20 April 2013 in cooperation with their Slovakian partners and the Association of International Arbitration. With this conference mediators have another opportunity to meet colleagues and to continue the tradition of the EMNI conferences that we have started in Helsinki and continued in Vienna, Belfast, Paris and now in Bratislava. You can find more information about the Bratislava conference on our homepage EMNI.
This is a concept emphasizing the way of thinking in mediation. It deals with strategies, where cooperation is in contradiction to confrontation. What do you believe? Do you think we need a mediation to solve this contradiction? Maybe, we do. The idea at least would not be strange. It fits to the way of thinking which is ingeniously provided by mediation. Now the question is: is mediation an alternative to court procedures or not?
Today I received an e-book from an American Mediator: “How to Select the Best Mediator”. The author is Brandon S. Peters. Maybe better to call that book: “How to Select the best Fitting Mediator”. Now I wonder: What is the best mediator at all? In Germany, the “certified mediator” is seen as a mark of quality. In fact it is not.
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During the last years online-mediation is more and more important.
Online-mediation is not only a kind of „mediation via internet“ it is a valuable and helpful tool for each mediator as well as for supervisors, trainers and coaches. Continue reading
Active listening is understood to be the mean of better understanding. The loop goes a bit deeper. The purpose is to mirror and to synchronize communication. Looping provides good results where people feel understood quite well.
Is it enough to find solutions where conflicts are limiting perception and thinking?
The Professional Association of the Mediators in Bulgaria (PAMB), the European Association of Judges for Mediation (GEMME) and Integrierte Mediation e. V. – Germany kindly invite you to the International Conference “European Network for Mediation – Cooperation, Standards, Technologies”. The event is organized within the project “European Network of Mediators for Cross Border Dispute Resolution”, awarded under the European Commission Civil Justice Programme.
Finally the mediation act in Germany came into force the 28th of June 2012 at 1:05 p.m. It has been a long way to get there accompanied by many discussions. But here we are now. The main law is simply titled “Mediationsgesetz” (mediation act). It is part of the “law for the promotion of mediation and other ADR procedures”. This law has been dedicated to implement the requirements of the directive 2008/52/ES. Beyond it purposed to regulate the use of mediation not only referring to cross-border mediations but also to mediation and other ADR procedures in general.