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"...Public diplomacy is critical in extending civilian-military power. It combines soft and hard power to make the kind of “smart power” that is necessary to succeed."
-Tara Sonenshine, U.S. Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Tom A. Kosakowski- After several years of work and an extended national search, Connecticut's flagship public university has named Jim Wohl as the first University Ombuds. The new program at UConn (which was the only "Public Ivy" without an Ombuds office) was established with a Charter that follows IOA Standards of Practice. In an introductory letter to the UConn community, University President Susan Herbst said that Wohl will report directly to her.
In this 12th Episode of the Conflict Specialists Show, Dave Hilton interviews Ken Cloke.
Some of the topics in today’s episode:
The nonprofit JAMS Foundation approved five new grants to organizations using innovative ways to promote and advance conflict prevention and dispute resolution. The Foundation will distribute the money in the form of three Foundation Grants, which provides financial support up to $50,000 for ADR initiatives with national and international impact, and two Opportunity Grants, which award up to $10,000 for smaller scale and more localized projects.
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"Restorative Justice Applications in Our Community & Yours"
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Why are International child abduction cases so tough to mediate? What does it take to make mediation work when parents now live in different countries, with different cultures, social and family values, and legal systems ? And can online mediation…Continue
Five Leadership Positions Open for EPP Section Leadership CouncilThe Environment and Public Policy Section (EPP) of the Association for Conflict Resolution serves its members through the efforts of dedicated individuals who comprise the Leadership…Continue
Thanks to Greek mediators Fania, Catherine and Sonia, in July we'll run and video record in our Virtual Mediation Lab an online mediation simulation of a commercial dispute in their language.Their video will be publicly available, and will help them…Continue
British Petroleum America is hiring an Ombudsman Program Case Manager. According to the job posting, the position "supports the administration of all BP employee concerns programs in BP America including the Office of the Ombudsman and other BP…Continue
The federally chartered university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing in Washington, D.C. has opened a search for its next Ombuds. Reporting directly to the president, the University Ombuds provides confidential and informal…Continue
Watch how, thanks to today's video technology, 3 Italian mediators can practice and improve their mediation skills among themselves online - from their living rooms, hundreds of miles/kilometers away from each other.…Continue
Peace Professionalism - Now is the TimePresented by Gordon Breedyk About the session:Like doctors, lawyers, engineers and soldiers, peace workers must be assessed and accredited for competence and professionalism before being assigned to areas of…Continue
In our effort to show what (online) mediation means and how it works in as many languages as possible, today we ran an online mediation simulation of an International commercial case with a bilingual (Italian/German) mediator.Obviously, the purpose…Continue