Mediators without Borders

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==Description==
==Description==
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Mediators Without Borders™ (MWB) is a non-profit, humanitarian organization established to partner with communities worldwide to build their [[conflict resolution]] capacity for preventing, resolving and healing from conflict. This partnership involves the design and implementation of sustainable peace building initiatives responsive to the needs and culture of the communities, and to the history of each conflict. MWB is not a first responder, and is not prepared to intervene in the midst of violent crises.
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Mediators Without Borders™ (MWB) is a private company working for the common good by providing online and live graduate level training in mediation, arbitration, and conflict resolution. Mediators without Borders offers a unique educational model named inAccord Conflict Analysis that helps mediators monitor the effectiveness of their work in real time through the use of client and mediator surveys. The inAccord model was created by MWB President Shauna Ries and MWB partner, Dr. Susan Harter, professor emeritus at the University of Denver and a leading expert in the use of surveys for research validation.
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Mediators Without Borders™ interprets "without borders" broadly. It acts across geographical, political, economic, societal, and cultural boundaries. MWB partners with NGO's, universities, political and activist groups, community organizations, professional societies, environmental, commercial and other entities worldwide to develop skills for group facilitation, public dialogue, strategic planning, collaborative negotiation, peer [[mediation]], restorative justice, and public policy consensus building.  
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Mediators Without Borders™ ADR practitioners who have successfully completed the inAccord training, may open a Mediators without Borders center in their area and use the MwB brand to distinguish their practice as a progressive and research validated business. As Center owners,they provide MWB with ongoing research from their practice and receive branding and support in return.  
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MWB considers the term [[mediator]] to be inclusive of a broad range of conflict management and resolution endeavors. Activities such as conciliation, consulting, facilitation, consensus building, conducting public dialogues, system design, restorative justice initiatives, education and capacity building to mitigate or prevent violence are all encompassed within a sweeping definition of mediator.
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Mediators without Borders expanded its center model into Romania and Nigeria in 2012 and look forward to extending the model throughout the world in the coming years.
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==Contact==

Revision as of 22:45, 31 July 2012


General Information

  • Official name: Mediators without Borders
  • Country: USA
  • City: Boulder
  • Type of organization: Non-profit Organization
  • Date of creation: 2006
  • Interests: Mediation
  • Fields of expertise: peace Building

Description

Mediators Without Borders™ (MWB) is a private company working for the common good by providing online and live graduate level training in mediation, arbitration, and conflict resolution. Mediators without Borders offers a unique educational model named inAccord Conflict Analysis that helps mediators monitor the effectiveness of their work in real time through the use of client and mediator surveys. The inAccord model was created by MWB President Shauna Ries and MWB partner, Dr. Susan Harter, professor emeritus at the University of Denver and a leading expert in the use of surveys for research validation.

Mediators Without Borders™ ADR practitioners who have successfully completed the inAccord training, may open a Mediators without Borders center in their area and use the MwB brand to distinguish their practice as a progressive and research validated business. As Center owners,they provide MWB with ongoing research from their practice and receive branding and support in return.

Mediators without Borders expanded its center model into Romania and Nigeria in 2012 and look forward to extending the model throughout the world in the coming years.

Contact

4450 Arapahoe Ave #100, Boulder, CO 80303 – USA

Tel.: 1877-2685337

Fax: n/a

Official website

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