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.

 

Mediation Fast Becoming the Preferred Option for Solving Disputes

Mediation Fast Becoming the Preferred Option for Solving Disputes

11/10/2019

  Minister Josepha Madigan opens Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) annual conference in Kilkenny Friday, 11th October 2019: “2019 has provided many examples of the growth in usage of mediation in Ireland and across the…

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Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Pays Tribute to Peter Cassells Upon His Retirement

Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Pays Tribute to Peter Cassells Upon His Retirement

30/09/2019

  Peter Cassells made an immense contribution to the advancement of conflict resolution  Monday, 30th September 2019: Commenting on the news that Peter Cassells is retiring today, as Executive Director of the Edward M Kennedy Institute for…

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Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Hails New UN Convention on Mediation

Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) Hails New UN Convention on Mediation

07/08/2019

  The U.N. Convention “International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” was signed today and aims to make it easier to settle cross-border commercial disputes and stabilise trade relationships   Wednesday, 7th August…

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Midlands 103FM interview

Midlands 103FM interview

22/07/2019

Brian O'Byrne continued the MII local radio information campaign with an interview with Brian Faulkner on Midlands 103 on 16th July. Listen here (link: https://bit.ly/30MrBZh) bit.ly/30MrBZh   MII Honorary Secretary Brian O'Byrne - …

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Limerick Today interview

Limerick Today interview

08/07/2019

Our Honorary Secretary, Brian O'Byrne, was on LImerick Today this morning as part of our local radio information campaign. Listen to the interview here and please feel free to share. https://bit.ly/2xCSv9n

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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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