Category Archives: News

  • AMATI | Developing and Delivering Advanced Mediation Training – June 27th 2017

    Posted on March 10, 2017 by admin in News.

    AMATI Conference 2017 – London, Tuesday June 27 Following the success of our first open-space conference in 2015, Amanda Bucklow has kindly agreed to return to the AMATI CONFERENCE in London on 27 June to lead a second open-space conference on ‘Developing and Delivering Advanced Mediation Training’. Those of you who attended on the last […]

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  • AMATI | Meetings in The Netherlands

    Posted on July 14, 2016 by admin in News.

    This week Andrew Goodman has had meetings in The Netherlands discussing online mediation advocacy training and AMATI development. He met with Linda Reijerkerk at her Centrum voor Conflicthantering office in Haarlem, just outside Amsterdam and also with John Bosnak in Arnhem. Later Andrew travelled to The Hague for a meeting with Kitty Duell and Pascal Comvalius.

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  • AMATI | Global Pound Partner

    Posted on July 23, 2015 by admin in News.

    AMATI is delighted to have become a Global Pound Partner with the IMI for 2016-2018 https://imimediation.org/global-pound-conference

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  • AMATI | Talks with the Mediation Institute of Ireland

    Posted on July 20, 2015 by admin in News.

    Andrew Goodman and Richard Jackson this week had talks in Dublin with Gerry Rooney, President, and Sabine Walsh, President-elect, of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland about co-operation in the benchmarking and delivery of framework standards for mediation trainers and assessors. After visiting the MII offices to discuss the MII Quality Assurance Framework, a presentation was […]

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  • UK | Professor Elizabeth Stokoe at The Royal Institution “The Interactional ‘Nudge’ – Talking About Talk”

    Posted on July 9, 2015 by admin in News.
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  • Kluwer Mediation Blog | The Virtual Training Room – Can Mediation be Taught Online?

    Posted on July 7, 2015 by admin in News.

    I have to say a huge thank you to my colleague and fellow Mediators’ Institute of Ireland Council Member Margaret Considine who delivered the paper on which this post is based for me last week at the World Mediation Summit in Madrid which I was unable to attend. Despite unbearable heat, an airport fire and […]

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  • AMATI | 

Conference Report – AMATI at WMO Symposium in Berlin 23-26 June 2015

    Posted on July 6, 2015 by admin in News.

    Last week, Andrew Goodman, Director of AMATI, and Olga Banaszkiewicz, the AMATI development officer, attended the 6th World Mediation Organisation (WMO) Symposium in Berlin. The theme was: ‘Interdisciplinary Mediation – Facing global disparities and current conflict of international interest.’ 
As an addition to the main topic Prof. Andrew Goodman held a workshop on ‘Training Standards […]

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Conference Report – AMATI at WMO Symposium in Berlin 23-26 June 2015
  • UK | Mediation Matters: A cast iron commitment to maintain legal aid for family mediation?

    Posted on June 29, 2015 by admin in News.

    24 JUN 2015 So, the new Justice Secretary wants to avoid further legal aid cuts, preferring instead to sell off some of the court estate. That’s the way Michael Gove’s speech this week to the Legatum Institute was painted by those in the media who chose not to focus on an apparent wish for wealthy lawyers ‘to contribute […]

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  • UK | Alternative dispute resolution for consumers

    Posted on June 29, 2015 by admin in News.

    This document explains government policy and actions to encourage consumer dispute resolution without going to court, including details of the Alternative Dispute Regulations (ADR) 2015. The regulations affect almost all businesses selling directly to consumers and set the standards for ADR providers wishing to become a ‘certified ADR provider’. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/alternative-dispute-resolution-for-consumers/alternative-dispute-resolution-for-consumers

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  • UK | Quick and Dirty Dispute Resolution

    Posted on June 22, 2015 by admin in News.

    Adjudication is a quick form of dispute resolution for the construction and engineering sector. Adjudication was introduced by the government pursuant to the Housing Grants Construction & Regeneration Act 1996 (“the Construction Act”) with the aim of encouraging cash flow in the construction industry and, in particular, to prevent large contractors from making subcontractors bust […]

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