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Dan Simon- Robert A. Baruch Bush and Joseph P. Folger just published a new article called “Reclaiming Mediation’s Future: Getting Over the Intoxication of Expertise, Re-Focusing on Party Self-Determination”. In it they list six actions we can take to save the vision of mediation that places primary value on self-determination:
Read more from Dan's blog [HERE].
SAN JOSE, CALIF. – Modria.com, Inc, provider of the world’s leading online dispute resolution (ODR) platform, today announced that the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) has launched a new online resolution center for tax appeals, powered by Modria Resolution Center. Taxpayers, agents, and attorneys can now file online, gain instant access to their electronic case files, negotiate settlements, and take actions on cases, all from the convenience of their computers or tablets. Ohio BTA staff members have new tools to streamline and automate their workflow, reduce the use of paper files, and improve efficiency and service to citizens.
Cinnie Noble- I like this story about the expression chancing your arm and thought I would pass it on to you. My colleague Mary Rafferty used it recently when referring to someone taking a risk and I had never heard of it. The phrase’s roots did have risk attached to it and also a peaceful gesture.
When: July 4 - July 25, 2015Why: Transitioning a society from violence to peace is one of the most difficult processes in our field. To be effective leader, you will need a broad understanding of available mechanisms, options, and theories, as well…Continue
When: June 27 - July 25, 2015Why: Today's conflicts are incredibly complex. As an effective peace leader, you will need a core toolkit of essential practical skills and a diverse global professional network. In Bologna, you will go through an…Continue
From December 2014 to February 2015, 21 ADR Group http://goo.gl/uCKfXK mediators experienced in in-person mediation will participate in an extensive, hands-on training in online mediation.Their training will…Continue
ROME, Italy—Prevention is better than a cure: that is just common sense. If applied in the field of justice, the slogan could prove once…Continue
Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bratton gave details on the NYPD's new three-day training that all officers will attend.The three day training will cover…Continue
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