Featured Peacebuilding Group: Mediators Beyond Borders International

For this week’s Featured Peacebuilding Group, I’d like to feature Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBII). MBBI builds local capacities for peace and promotes mediation worldwide. The groups works to enhance local capacity upon invitation, advocating for mediation in all arenas and providing consultancy services that promote peaceful conflict resolution. Many of its members started in domestic conflict resolution, and were interestedContinue reading “Featured Peacebuilding Group: Mediators Beyond Borders International”

Ways to Promote Peace, Mediators Beyond Borders International

By: David J. Smith, August 16, 2017 I recently came across this Mediators Beyond Borders International blog by Caitlyn Henehan-Foppe.  Though it focuses some on joining MBBI, overall the 25 suggestions she makes are good ones we should all consider. If you are an educator and planning for the fall, this might be a goodContinue reading “Ways to Promote Peace, Mediators Beyond Borders International”

Citizen Mediator Initiative Seeks to Engage Practitioners in Working to Heal Political Divide, Washington, DC Event, 3/16

By: David J. Smith, March 10, 2017 The Citizen Mediator initiative is aimed at leveraging the experience of the practitioner community to bridge the U.S. political divide.   It is organized by the International Mediators Community of of Practice, Association for Conflict Resolution, and Mediators Beyond Borders International. If you are interested, consider attending theirContinue reading “Citizen Mediator Initiative Seeks to Engage Practitioners in Working to Heal Political Divide, Washington, DC Event, 3/16”