The Lack of Networking Among Mediators

 

Pamela Aall

The Lack of Networking Among Mediators

Interviewed by Julian Portilla, 2003


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The other thing that we found is that mediators don't necessarily meet each other. There is not a fraternity of mediators. They don't share those stories and they don't really have opportunities to learn from each other, unless they run into each other in some sort of place. There is a lot of assumptions we make about mediators which is that they know each other, that they trade stories about good trade craft, that they you know have all sort of read the same book. It is absolutely not true.