President Higgins to open Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Annual Conference on November 8th

President Michael D. Higgins will officially open the 15th Annual Conference of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland, which takes place in City North Hotel, Co. Meath (near Dublin Airport) on 8th and 9th November, 2013 

“We are delighted to announce that the President Michael D. Higgins will open this year’s MII conference”, commented Gerry Rooney, President of The Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (The MII).  “Mediation as a practice, is growing and being recognised at the highest levels of business and society for its ability to resolve really difficult issues in a timely and cost effective fashion.”  He added “The MII has been working hard for 20 years to promote the use and level of professionalism of mediation in Ireland. We are honoured that the President has accepted our invitation to open our Annual Conference”

Another first for The MII, at this years’ conference, is the holding of its inaugural MII Awards for Workplace Mediation.  “Mediation is being increasingly employed in the workplace. It is important to recognise this progress and to showcase best practise across the public and private sectors” said MII President Gerry Rooney. “Entries for the awards are still being accepted from organisations large and small. Entering is easy and can be submitted online before 5pm Monday, September 30th next.”