International Mediators Community of Practice


08-2017 The Rise of Dangerous Speech in the U.S

In these times of heightened political tension, the IMCP Hill Working Group invited experts [1] in the field of dangerous speech to help us understand the context in which our country’s political dysfunction is evolving.

03-2017 Calling on all Citizen Mediators to Bridge the U.S. Political Divide

Joint MBBI-IMCP-ACR Peer-2-Peer Consultation (March 2016)

Members of several conflict resolution networks came together to discuss our current work and role impacting our democracy. Meta-Culture introduced the concept of being a "Citizen Mediator." Participants discussed building a national movement of peace-builders able to tackle today’s most pressing threats to our democracy and promote collaboration across differences through:

  1. Dialogue;
  2. Education; and
  3. Advocacy


02-2017 The Cost and Effectiveness of Peacebuilding Mediation

Event organized by the IMCP mediation IMPACT Working Group [1]


Several studies in the field of conflict resolution are promising to add to the body of data on the cost-effectiveness and impact of mediation.

12-2016 2017 Extractive Industry Calendar of Events and Conferences

As the CoP and the IMCP prepare for 2017, we were joined by Luc Zandvliet with Triple R Alliance and Pascal Gemperli with the æ-Centre, as we discussed opportunities for promoting more collaborative corporate-community relationships.

12-2016 Picking up the pieces post U.S.-elections

Communities in Transition (CIT) invited fellow conflict resolution practitioners for a peer-2-peer conversation to generate ideas for using communication and consensus-building tools to help restore constructive dialogue on Capitol Hill.

The discussion focused on the following themes: