Community Mediation Awards

Is your organisation involved in Community Mediation? 

Do you know an organisation who deserve to be recognised for their achievement in Community Mediation?


The MII Achievement in Community Mediation Awards 2014 are open for entry now.

In light of the increasing use and scope of mediation, the MII invites community organisations to showcase how they have promoted, developed and delivered community mediation. This is the first opportunity for organisations to achieve public recognition for their achievements for delivery of mediation as a resource within their community.

Call for entries

Entering is not an onerous task; just fill out the  entry form (download link below) by answering 6 questions and submit it along with any supporting documentation.

Entry is open to community mediation services in both the North and South of Ireland.  

Panel of Judges

  • Mr. Denis Blanch, Registrar MII (Chair)
  • Ms. Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel
  • Senator Aideen Hayden
  • Chief Superintendent James Sheridan, An Garda Síochána
  • Ms. Mary Lynch, CEO, Mediation Northern Ireland
  • Mr. Hugh Campbell, University of Ulster
  • Ms. Marian Quinn, CEO, Childhood Development Initiative
  • Inspector Pete Bouma, PSNI

The MII wishes to thank the Judges for their valued contribution to the selection process.

The closing date for entries is 5 pm on Friday 26th September, 2014. 

Please submit your entry on the official entry form with supporting documentation attached. 

Submissions may be made by email or post.

By e-mail to:


By post ;

Two copies to:

MII National Awards,


Pavilion House,

31 Fitzwilliam Square South

Dublin 2



The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (the MII) is the professional association for Mediators in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Practising MII Mediators have a high standard of training and accreditation and are subject to skills assessment. They have a compulsory programme of Continuing Professional Development and are bound by the MII Code of Ethics. MII Mediators in practice are required to have appropriate professional indemnity insurance in place and are subject to independent regulation.