Mediation definition

Mediation means a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to assist them in reaching a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute.
Mediation means a process whereby a neutral third person called a mediator acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute between two or more parties. It is an informal and nonadversarial process with the objective of helping the disputing parties reach a mutually acceptable and voluntary agreement. The role of the mediator includes, but is not limited to, assisting the parties in identifying issues, fostering joint problem solving, and exploring settlement alternatives.
Mediation means a process whereby a mediator appointed by the department acts to encourage and facilitate resolution of a legally sufficient complaint. It is an informal and nonadversarial process with the objective of assisting the parties to reach a mutually acceptable agreement.

Examples of Mediation in a sentence

Berger, "Integration of Mediation Elements into Arbitration", 19 (3) Arb.

Mediation shall be scheduled so as to not delay the issuance of the final determination beyond the required 120 days after receipt of the claim if mediation is unsuccessful.

This USIPeace Briefing was written by Stephanie Schwartz of the Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution.

The parties shall not bring suit against or subpoena (i) a mediator, (ii) the Association, or (iii) any representative or employee of the Association with respect to or in any way concerning, relating to, or arising out of these Mediation Procedures or any mediation.

Compen (2015), ‘Economic Freedom and Life Satisfaction: Mediation by Income per Capita andGeneralized Trust’, Journal of Happiness Studies, 16(3): 789–810.Graafland, J.


More Definitions of Mediation

Mediation means a structured process, however named or referred to, whereby two or more parties to a dispute attempt by themselves, on a voluntary basis, to reach an agreement on the settlement of their dispute with the assistance of a mediator. This process may be initiated by the parties or suggested or ordered by a court or prescribed by the law of a Member State.
Mediation means a voluntary process in which an impartial mediator assists and facilitates two or more parties to a controversy in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution of the controversy and includes all contacts between a mediator and any party or agent of a party, until such a time as a resolution is agreed to by the parties or the mediation process is terminated.
Mediation means a mediation or non-binding arbitration proceeding with the ADR Facilitator conducted pursuant to the rules set forth in the ADR Rules.
Mediation means a process, irrespective of the expression used or the basis upon which the process is carried out, whereby parties attempt to reach an amicable settlement of their dispute with the assistance of a third person or persons (“the mediator”) lacking the authority to impose a solution upon the parties to the dispute.
Mediation means a nonadversarial process in which a neutral third party encourages and helps disputing parties reach a mutually acceptable agreement. Recommendations by mediators are not binding on the parties unless the parties enter into a settlement agreement incorporating the recommendations;