Save the Date: MBB Congress April 23-26 2015, Romania

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Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBB)  in partnership with S.T.A.R.S. Romania announces MBB’s  7th Peace “Able” Congress to be held in Bucharest, Romania on  April 23-26, 2015. The 6th Congress, held in Istanbul, Turkey, hosted 230 mediators and peace builders from 44 countries shared experiences and strategies while building friendships and networks. The 7th Congress will surely be another major step in […]

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Interview with MBB on The Doug Noll Show!

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MBB Board member,  Doug Noll, interviewed Prabha Sankaranarayan, MBB President and CEO on April 10, 2014.  Please listen to the interview about MBB and a multidisciplinary approach to conflict based on therapy, crisis response and mediation with Prabha. Please click HERE or on each of the four parts to the interview: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.  

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MBB receives JAMS Foundation award

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On Friday April 4, the JAMS Foundation  awarded the Sixth Annual Warren Knight Award to Mediators Beyond Borders. The award which is accompanied by a check for $25,000, recognizes the work MBB has done with local organizations, grassroots collaborations and leaders that positively impact conflict resolution culture around the world. Prabha Sankaranarayan, CEO, and Lynn […]

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Mediated Dialogues on Migration Awaken Solidarity Amidst Conflict


Diane Pinto de Costa writes about the Hellenic Mediation and Arbitration Centre in partnership with Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBB). These two organizations collaborated in the set-up a conflict prevention tool in Greece to address the rising social and political tensions in the Greek and migrant communities. The article is featured on the website February […]

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MBB at CSW58

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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 […]

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Announcing New Board Members


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 […]

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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 […]

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Welcome MBB’s New Leadership

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 […]

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