MBBI has several Working Groups which report directly to the President and CEO, Prabha Sankaranarayan. MBBI members can volunteer to participate in these Working Groups. If you are interested in participating and for more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also reach out to the Group’s coordinating committees.
MBBI-Rotary Working Group
The Rotary Working Group of Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI-RWG) is a vehicle for advancing the common goals of both organizations, MBBI and Rotary International. The group aims to:
- Build a working partnership between the two organizations at all levels – from the local club to the global leadership; and
- Promote common work in projects, advocacy initiatives, and international meetings of both organizations.
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United Nations Multilateral Working Group
MBBI’s United Nations Multilateral Working Group (UNMWG) was created in response to the United Nations’ (UN) request for civil society to help build its mediation capacity. The UNMWG fosters partnerships with UN programs in an effort to support their mediation capacity-building efforts, advocates for the use and value of mediation in the UN system, and engages MBBI membership in collaborating with and supporting the UN.
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MBBI’s Child & Youth Alternate Dispute Resolution Working Group (C&Y ADR WG) supports MBBI’s mission to build local skills for peace and promote mediation worldwide by advocating for the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practices with children and youth. C&Y ADR WG works in schools and communities—building capacity with practitioners worldwide.
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The purpose of the MBBI’s Congress Working Group is to plan and coordinate all aspects of the organization’s annual congresses which includes logistics, content, and related activities. It accomplishes these tasks by working through several subcommittees: Planning, marketing, sponsorship, and content development.