In addition to naming Prabha Sankaranarayan, MBB’s new President/Chief Executive Officer, MBB is very pleased to announce the election of five new Board members: Courtney Bourns, Victoria Gray, Charlie Pillsbury, Jennifer Schulz, and Elodie van Sytzama. The MBB Board elected our outgoing Executive Director, Charlie Pillsbury, to serve both as a new Board member and […]
Dear MBB Members, Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am very pleased and excited to announce new leadership at Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBB). In January, the MBB Board named Prabha Sankaranarayan to serve, effective February 1, 2014, as MBB’s new President & Chief Executive Officer. Prabha has served not […]
Staff and members at MBB are participating in the UN Commission on the Status of Women Conference (CSW58) March 10-20, 2014, in New York. The CSW is a forum where Member States and civil society can advocate for gender equality, development and peace. Members Vicky Isler (co-chair of UNPI) and Nancy Adams Friedman will be attending […]
The Mediation Beyond Borders International Training Institute (MBBITI) held its third training conference during the two days before the 6th Annual Congress in Istanbul, from September 25-26th, 2013. Two days prior to the Congress, 17 women leaders from across Asia and Africa gathered in Istanbul for MBB’s 3rd International Training Institute, “Women in Peacebuilding: Enhancing Skills and Practice.” Ranging in […]
On January 25th, MBB held a cutting edge mediation training in New York City, in partnership with the New York Peace Institute. Doug Noll, MBB Board member and advanced practitioner, provided his workshop in “Micro-interventions” to participants from around the world, including Kenya and the UK. The participants reflected a broad range of experience, decades […]
Watch here. MBB President Lynn Cole attending the informal high level meeting of the UN General Assembly on “The Role of Member States on Mediation,” which was held in New York City on 23 May 2012. Please see more information available here.
MBB’s online auction grossed $12,381. After expenses, the auction netted $10,740. Donors designated $724 for MBB’s Kenya and Sierra Leone Projects, leaving a total of $10,016 for MBB’s operations and overall mission of building local skills for peace and promoting mediation worldwide. Thanks very much to all who participated in this auction, especially […]
Dear MBB Members & Friends, MBB has launched a fundraising campaign on indiegogo to expand the 2013 Congress WORLDWIDE. This is an excellent and easy opportunity to support MBB’s Istanbul Congress, even if you’re not able to attend in person. We still hope you’re coming! – Rates go up August 15th! – Click HERE for more […]