2nd International Congress on Transformative Mediation June 13-14 in Ljubljana

Monday, 21 April 2014, 12:54 | Category : Mediation, News
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With Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Croatia to the east and the Mediterranean to the south, Slovenia stands at the crossroads between Western and Eastern Europe. Its capital, Ljubljana, is a ¾  hour’s drive from the Alps, and 2½ hours from Venice. On June 13-14, 2014, Ljubljana is welcoming the 2nd International [...]

Mediation Diversity Enshrined in New Code of Civil Procedure

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 21:06 | Category : Mediation, News
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A 2-year campaign led by the Network for a Transformative Approach to Conflict to enshrine diversity of mediation in the new Quebec Civil Code of Procedure has met with success.  Adopted by unanimous vote of the Quebec National Assembly on February 20th, 2014, Bill 28 creates an obligation to consider recourse to negotiation, mediation, or arbitration [...]

Who Decides What in Mediation?

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 13:29 | Category : Mediation, News
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In a recent article, transformative mediation educators Baruch Bush, Joseph Folger, and John Peter Weldon make the case for diversity in mediation practice to be reflected in mediator codes of conduct. They note that a conventional “one size fits all” approach is giving way to more inclusive codes that emphasize norms shared by all forms of [...]

Quebec modifies Act to Establish a new Code of Civil Procedure

Sunday, 5 May 2013, 18:17 | Category : Mediation, News
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Excerpts governing the practice of mediation in Bill 28, an Act to Establish a new Code of Civil Procedure, filed last week by Quebec Justice Minister Bertrand St-Arnaud, can be accessed by clicking on Bill 28 (excerpts). The Network for a Transformative Approach to Conflict had submitted comments and recommendations, in French, on the mediation [...]

John Peter Weldon named Professor of Mediation at Hofstra U. School of Law

Monday, 9 April 2012, 11:09 | Category : Mediation, News
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John Peter Weldon has been named an Adjunct Professor of Mediation at Hofstra University’s School of Law, Hempstead, Long Island, the cradle of transformative mediation under the leadership of Distinguished Professor Robert A. Baruch Bush, co-author of The Promise of Mediation and co-founder of the Institute for the Study of Conflit Transformation. During the week of January 2-6, 2012, [...]

Network for a Transformative Approach to Conflict is launched

Monday, 31 October 2011, 19:42 | Category : Coaching, Mediation, News
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Six months after the Transformative Mediation training given by Robert A. Baruch Bush and John Peter Weldon at the Quebec Bar in Montreal, fifty predominantly French-speaking professionals have joined together in the Reseau pour une approche transformative du conflit. This dynamic new network has rapidly attracted not just lawyer-mediators, but also labor arbitrators and conciliators, [...]

Echoes from Baltimore Mediation

Saturday, 4 December 2010, 15:44 | Category : Mediation, News
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John Peter Weldon’s interview on transformative mediation in cases of workplace harassment which originally appeared in the September 2010 issue of le Journal du Barreau du Quebec has been translated by Louise Phipps Senft and posted on Baltimore Mediation’s very informative and thought-provoking blogsite. Thank you, Louise, for the excellent quality of the translation and [...]

Celebrating a Milestone!

Friday, 15 October 2010, 15:50 | Category : News
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John Peter Weldon is the first mediator in Quebec to receive accreditation as a Certified Transformative Mediator™ from the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation (ISCT), based at Hofstra University in New York. The ISCT was founded in 1999 to study and promote understanding of conflict and intervention processes from the transformative perspective. The [...]

Upcoming Talk!

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 20:39 | Category : News, Presentations
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Apologies in Mediation: Transaction or Transformation? A thought-provoking talk on a timely topic at the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec on October 28, 2009. For more information, please click on the following link.


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