Mediation across the Globe: Excerpts from the World Mediation Summit

Every mediator recalls how difficult it was to break into the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and how gaining initial experience was near impossible. This eye-opening book provides insights into what success looks like in a mediation practice. The Annual World Mediation Summit brings some of the most forward-thinking international conflict experts together in this book sharing their accounts of how mediation is used to resolve interpersonal and international conflicts so that participants walk away from the conflict with win-win solutions. This book will appeal to anyone interested in practical experiences in mediation across the globe, or wanting to discover how the most successful mediators operate. It is also appropriate for anyone interested in learning from successful judges, lawyers and mediators. Furthermore, this book will be useful to anyone who wants to learn about how mediation works worldwide and to learn from mediators’ challenges and capitalize on their successes. The twenty plus chapters here are written by authors from across the globe supporting the use of mediation in place of other more complicated systems. Their experiences are thoughtfully and clearly described in this book.

Santiago Madrid Liras is a psychologist and mediator, and President of the Instituto Motivacional Estratégico, Spain. He is the author of Mediación Motivacional: hacia una relación de acompañamiento en los conflictos (2017). He is also the founder and Editor of Revista de Mediación, and a member of the Editorial Board of Revista Clínica Contemporánea. He serves as Professor at Carlos III University Of Madrid, Francisco De Vitoria University, Spain, and Complutense University of Madrid, among others.

Kevin Brown, PhD(c), is a certified international mediator with The International Mediation Institute (IMI), working globally as a Roster Expert with UNDP in Conflict Prevention and Peace Building. He is a facilitator of mediation, communication and inter-cultural courses and lecturer at multiple universities across Spain. He has over 20 years’ experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). He holds a Masters’ degree in International Conflict Analysis and Management and a PhD(c) in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution. He is the executive organizer for the World Mediation Summit, co-founder of GKA International Dispute Resolution, and President of Mediation International and the International Mediators Association (AMMI-IMMA).

Emilio Navas Paús is a lawyer and member of the Colegio Público de Abogados in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados in Madrid, Spain. He is President of the Asociación Interdisciplinariade Estudios Europeos de la Familia and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the International Mediators Association. He is the creator of the concept of “New Mediation” and the recipient of the 2017 AMMI Prize of the Asociación Madrileña de Mediadores and the Medal for Professional Merit of the Escuela Europea de Mediación y Resolución de Conflictos.

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ISBN: 1-5275-1612-1

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-1612-0

Release Date: 14th November 2018

Pages: 292

Price: £61.99