International Mediators Community of Practice

Mediation IMPACT WG meeting: the mediator

Date
Duration
1.5 hour(s)
Location
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) at 2100 K St NW, Washington, DC 20427, room 214

Join our next mediation IMPACT working group meeting as we examine the topic of “the person of the mediator” and try to answer the following questions:

The mediator’s selection process and its impact on Track-I peace process and/or grassroots mediation outcomes

  • What are your selection criteria for mediators and why?
  • What external factors (i.e. cultural, political, financial…) play into your selection process?
  • What do you look for when creating a mediation team?  

The training/professional experiences of mediators and its impact on Track-I peace process and/or grassroots mediation outcomes?

  • What are the core competencies and skills needed for new mediators?
  • What has been the training and professional experience of mediators?
  • Who trains mediators and what does that training look like?  

The role and mandate of the mediator and its impact on Track-I peace process and/or grassroots mediation outcomes?

  • How does the mandate of the mediator impact the outcome of the process?
  • Are States effective mediators?
  • How does the role of the mediator impact the outcome?

 

GUEST EXPERTS

Dr. Christina Stenner, OSCE, Mediation Support Office

 

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