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Remarks by President Obama in Cairo, Egypt author.

Remarks by President Obama in Cairo, Egypt

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Thank you very much.  Good afternoon.  I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Michael Lang: Pulled into Practice by Clients – Video author.

Michael Lang: Pulled into Practice by Clients – Video

Michael Lang speaks of his start in divorce mediation when he was a lawyer.

By Michael Lang
Kimberly Kovach: Mediation Movement from the 1970s to 2010 – Video author.

Kimberly Kovach: Mediation Movement from the 1970s to 2010 – Video

Kovach describes the development of mediation from experimental programs to research to implementation and now to regulation.

By Kimberlee Kovach
Joan Kelly: Use of Facilitative Model in Research – Video author.

Joan Kelly: Use of Facilitative Model in Research – Video

Joan Kelly explains that while she used a facilitative model while doing her research, she now usually ends up using...

By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
La Mediación en España, Edición 2009 author.

La Mediación en España, Edición 2009

Gracias a los editores de e-Mediacion.com por compartir este articulo. www.e-mediacion.comNota: Primera edición Febrero de 2006, segunda edición Febrero de 2008...

By Franco Conforti
Greg Bourne: Knowledge of Mediated Area Helpful – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Knowledge of Mediated Area Helpful – Video

Greg Bourne explains how his academic background and experience with public policy and environmental issues has helped him move faster...

By Greg Bourne
Obama And Open Government author.

Obama And Open Government

From Colin Rule's blog. The White House announced its Open Government initiative today... check it out at http://www.whitehouse.gov/open. My good...

By Colin Rule
Howard Gadlin: Mediation in Management Techniques – Video author.

Howard Gadlin: Mediation in Management Techniques – Video

Howard Gadlin talks about how mediation may become part of a management technique within organizations. He also voices his concern...

By Howard Gadlin
Roger Fisher: George W. Bush’s Negotiation Skills – Video author.

Roger Fisher: George W. Bush’s Negotiation Skills – Video

Roger Fisher talks about how he believes George W. Bush is too quick to make big decisions without first consulting...

By Roger Fisher
McAdoo, Barbara: Consequences From Spread of Mediation – Video author.

McAdoo, Barbara: Consequences From Spread of Mediation – Video

Barbara McAdoo discusses that the spread of mediation is what most pleases her about the field. However, she is also...

By Barbara McAdoo
Lincoln, Bill: Values and Principles that Led to Mediating Internationally – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: Values and Principles that Led to Mediating Internationally – Video

Bill Lincoln talks about his start in international mediation and how he wanted to end the contradiction of rapid social...

By Bill Lincoln
Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video

Chris Moore shares his opinion on how world conflict has gone down in some arenas, but in others it has...

By Chris Moore
Michelle LeBaron: Therapy Session Inspired Desire to Affect Positive Change – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Therapy Session Inspired Desire to Affect Positive Change – Video

Michelle LeBaron describes that she first came upon the idea of practicing mediation and creating positive change in a therapy...

By Michelle LeBaron
Singer, Linda: Interest-based Types of Justice – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Interest-based Types of Justice – Video

Linda Singer talks about two kinds of justice: a rights-based justice, which the courts enforce, and an interest-based justice, which...

By Linda Singer
Larry Susskind: Developing a Public Dispute Resolution Field – Video author.

Larry Susskind: Developing a Public Dispute Resolution Field – Video

Larry Susskind reflects on the steps and processes of his current international work of developing a public dispute resolution field...

By Larry Susskind
McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video

Hugh McIssac discusses the transformative approach and how it is closer to a therapeutic process than one where the main...

By Hugh McIssac
William Hartgering: Goods and Bads of Institutionalization – Video author.

William Hartgering: Goods and Bads of Institutionalization – Video

William Hartgering discusses how the institutionalization of mediation within the courts has been good for the overall field, but believes...

By William E. Hartgering
The Brave New World Of Disputes author.

The Brave New World Of Disputes

A recent article written in the National Law Journal by Ian Meredith, Laura Atherton and Marcus M. Birch gives us...

By Jeff Thompson
Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video author.

Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video

Randy Lowry discusses the development of Pepperdine's mediation program and incorporation into the law school. Foundation for law school is...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and  Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities author.

Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities

On April 2nd, 2009 the Oregon Department of Justice published a report on state agency dispute resolution programs. The report...

By Mike Niemeyer
Climate Change:  Adaptation vs Mitigation author.

Climate Change: Adaptation vs Mitigation

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach There is a substantial risk that the continued release of greenhouse...

By Larry Susskind
Dealing with an Angry Public author.

Dealing with an Angry Public

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach On April 30th and May 1st, I offer a two day...

By Larry Susskind
Why Would Anyone Bother to Cooperate? author.

Why Would Anyone Bother to Cooperate?

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach In his new book, Free Riding, Richard Tuck challenges long-standing views...

By Larry Susskind
Lincoln, Bill: International Mediation Training – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: International Mediation Training – Video

Bill Lincoln describes his work in Afghanistan trying to implement mediation courses within the university and Foreign Ministry; he underscores...

By Bill Lincoln
Parkinson, Lisa: Competition Between Professionals and Fields – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Competition Between Professionals and Fields – Video

Lisa Parkinson describes a difficulty in the field that she observes happening in many countries. The more power and recognition...

By Lisa Parkinson
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow discusses her theory about the development of a cultural mindset about negotiation and how the larger culture takes...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video

John Paul Lederach describes his background and experience teaching and peace-building within the international arena.

By John Paul Lederach
Cutback Planning author.

Cutback Planning

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach There are a great many companies, public agencies and not-for-profit organizations...

By Larry Susskind
John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video

John Paul Lederach explains how mediators need to shift their focus from mediating a person to mediating a space in...

By John Paul Lederach
Environmental Justice author.

Environmental Justice

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach We care about environmental justice because it doesn't seem fair that...

By Larry Susskind

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