mediation mediation  /ˌmi di ˈeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
  2. (n) the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement

Usage(s):

  1. There is no hope at present of the United States Government offering mediation between the French and Germans.
  2. But in Columbus the matter was turned over to an informal mediation process called the Night Prosecutor's Program.
  3. Peacemaking by mediation was no longer possible.

News

  1. Sterling-Zale trial set for March 2014

    The diamond brilliance dispute between retail heavyweights Zale Corp. and Sterling Jewelers Inc. is scheduled to head to trial about a year from now after the parties failed to reach a resolution in court-ordered mediation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: National Jeweler

  2. St. Louis Metro workers vote to strike for better contract

    (KMOV.com) -- Metro Transit workers on Tuesday voted to authorize a strike after Metro management walked away from mediation last week with employees concerning worker contracts. The vote of members in Local 788 of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) has Metro Transit workers upset with management saying they have shown bad faith bargaining. The vote sets the stage for a possible strike. Local 788 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KMOV St. Louis

  3. Beaumont High awarded for civic engagement

    Principal Marilyn Saucedo, mock trial adviser David Vanderpool, Superintendent Maureen Latham and Judge Mark Cope. Mock elections, mock trials, and peer mediation has been anything but mockery for Beaumont High School’s students.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette

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Quotes

  1. South African Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu flew to Nairobi and met Odinga, saying afterward that the opposition candidate was ready for "the possibility of mediation."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. Zalmay Khalilzad, who also served as US ambassador to Iraq from 2005 to April, wrote in an op-ed piece Friday in The New York Times that the UN "possesses certain comparative advantages for undertaking complex internal and regional mediation...
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: Washington Post

  3. Shortly afterward, in her speech at George Washington University, Clinton restated her belief that Obama is dangerously lacking in foreign policy experience, saying: "He wavers from seeming to believe that mediation and meetings without...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

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