Minister Madigan is an MII Certified Mediator and a former MII Council member
Wednesday, 6th December 2017 – Commenting on the recent appointment of MII Certified Mediator and former member of the MII Council Josepha Madigan as the new Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, President of the MII Sabine Walsh said, “We are delighted to learn of Josepha’s appointment as Minister and I have no doubt that the cabinet will benefit from her extensive knowledge and experience of mediation”
“Josepha is the author of “Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) In Ireland” a handbook for family lawyers and their clients, which was published in 2012. Through her work as a solicitor and as former Specialist Liaison Officer for Family Mediation in the MII, Josepha has made a major contribution to advancing the cause of mediation”, said President Walsh “Josepha’s election in 2016 to the 32nd Dáil helped to expedite passage of the Mediation Bill through the Oireachtas and the commencement order is expected early in the New Year. We are delighted that as member of the cabinet, Josepha will be able to employ her extensive mediation skills for the benefit of the country at the highest political level.”
About The Mediators’
Its registration number is 418250.
Mediation is a voluntary process of conflict prevention and resolution that allows the parties an opportunity to address their issues in a confidential, private, and safe environment. Mediators are trained in conflict resolution skills and techniques and have the expertise needed to give people the best possible opportunity to resolve their disputes.
Mediation is effective:
The mediation process improves communication, narrows outstanding issues, defuses emotions and defines areas of agreement. Statistics show a success rate for mediation averaging 80 per cent.
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The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards.
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.