About MII

The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (the MII) was established to promote the use of quality mediation as a process of dispute resolution in all areas by ensuring the highest standards of education, training and professional practice of mediation and by increasing public awareness of mediation

The MII has different categories of membership which include accredited Mediators, trainee Mediators, and individuals and organisations which have an interest in mediation.

Only Practitioner and Certified Members who hold a current MII practising certificate are approved by the MII to mediate and are bound by the MII Code of Ethics to only mediate where they have the appropriate training, knowledge and competence to effectively mediate.

A list of MII accredited Mediators is available in the MII 'Find a Mediator' section.

For information on the 6 different categories of MII Membership, please click on the titles below:

Practitioner Member An experienced Mediator who has successfully completed an MII advanced assessment.
Certified Member Any person who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme and successfully undertaken an MII approved assessment of their mediation skills.
Associate Member Any person who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme.
General Member Any person with an interest in Mediation.
Trainee Member Any person who is on an MII approved training programme is entitled to free membership under the Trainee Member scheme.
Organisation Member Entitled to regular information on mediation, to membership rates at events and to an in-house presentation.

 

(MII) Welcomes the Provision of Mediation in the Workplace Relations Bill

(MII) Welcomes the Provision of Mediation in the Workplace Relations Bill

21/04/2015

Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) Welcomes the Provision of Mediation in the Workplace Relations Bill but Seeks Clarity on the Standards to be Applied MII advocate high standards in training and appointment of mediators    “Although…

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MII Highlights Major Scope for Mediation to Help the Workplace

MII Highlights Major Scope for Mediation to Help the Workplace

07/04/2015

New CIPD Report finds that 1 in 4 employees have an ongoing difficult relationship at work with 1 in 10 leaving their organisation as a result.    Tuesday, 7th April 2015: “46% of employees surveyed in a new CIPD report consider that…

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MII Welcomes Mediation Success in Settling IBRC Action

MII Welcomes Mediation Success in Settling IBRC Action

02/04/2015

  MII Welcomes Mediation Success in Settling IBRC Action   MII presses for Mediation Bill to be published and enacted. Thursday, 2nd April 2015: “The success of mediation in delivering a settlement of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation…

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Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Welcomes Minister Fitzgerald's Announcement of Her Intention to Enact Mediation Bill

Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Welcomes Minister Fitzgerald's Announcement of Her Intention to Enact Mediation Bill

05/02/2015

MII congratulates Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Martin Conway, for tabling a Private Members’ Motion on Mediation in the Seanad “I welcome the announcement by the Minister of Justice, reported by the Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson…

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Mediation can cut the Cost of Medical Claims

Mediation can cut the Cost of Medical Claims

26/01/2015

Mediation can cut the Cost of Medical Claims Mediation can alleviate the trauma for patients and enable medical professionals to communicate and apologise to patients after an adverse event Monday, 26thJanuary 2015: “It can be a very traumatic…

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Certified Training Courses

The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards. The following training programmes have been recognised as MII approved training programmes.

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CPD Training

The purpose of CPD is to ensure that Mediators keep their knowledge and skills up to date for the benefit of users of their service and for their own personal and professional development.

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