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Winners of the 2nd Annual HNMCP Art Contest Now Hanging in Pound Hall

posted: June 8th, 2015

This spring, the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program held its 2nd annual Art Contest. The motivation behind the contest is our belief that creative expressions of conflict resolution promote and advance peace itself. HNMCP builds community around conflict resolution … Continue reading

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Executive Education this summer at the Program on Negotiation

posted: May 11th, 2015

Every June our colleagues at the Program on Negotiation (PON) offer a terrific slate of executive education courses in negotiation, mediation, and dealmaking with leaders in the field, geared specifically for practitioners in the field—lawyers, government officials, executives, and professionals … Continue reading

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Harvard Mediation Program & Boston Police Department Discussing Mediation Program

posted: May 11th, 2015

The Harvard Mediation program is currently working with the Boston Police Department (BPD) to craft a civilian complaint mediation program for the BPD. The program would handle grievances involving accusations of rudeness, unprofessional conduct, and abusive language, freeing the Internal … Continue reading

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HNMCP Clinical Project Offers Analysis & Hope in Town Council’s Difficult Conversations

posted: May 4th, 2015

There have been several articles today covering the HNMCP clinical project with the Sudbury Clergy Association (SCA). The SCA contracted HNMCP to assist with increasingly hostile exchanges between and among stakeholders in a variety of settings and to make recommendations for a kinder, gentler … Continue reading

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Amal Elbakhar named Fellow in Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

posted: April 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to Amal Elbakhar, co-President of Harvard Negotiators, who is one of 30 recipients selected to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, the premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants. The recipients, called “fellows,” were … Continue reading

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2015 HNMCP Art Contest

posted: March 27th, 2015

Creative expressions of conflict resolution—whether in photography, on canvas, or through sculpture—promote and advance conflict resolution itself. HNMCP builds community around conflict resolution skills and practice, and we want our space to reflect our values. We seek to feature creative representations … Continue reading

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HNMCP Project to Contribute to the Next 50 Years of the Community Relations Service

posted: March 17th, 2015

The Community Relations Service (CRS) serves as “America’s Peacemaker” for the U.S. Department of Justice, helping local communities address conflicts and tensions. CRS helps communities develop strategies to prevent and respond to violent hate crimes committed on the basis of … Continue reading

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12 Steps to Asking for a Raise – and Getting It

posted: March 12th, 2015

HNMCP Director Bob Bordone was recently interviewed by U.S. News & World Report for an article on negotiating a raise, including tips on knowing your worth, knowing your BATNA, creating value for you and your employer, practicing the ask, and what to … Continue reading

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Harvard Law School Student Wins 2014 ABA Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition

posted: February 18th, 2015

Joshua M. Whitaker ’15 is the winner of the 2014 Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition with an essay entitled, “Rethinking the Relationship Between Mediator Pressure and Party Self-Determination.” The Boskey Essay Competition is a project of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s … Continue reading

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2015 HNLR Symposium on Restorative Justice — February 28

posted: February 18th, 2015

“Restorative Justice: Theory Meets Application” February 28, 2015 Harvard Law School, Austin Hall North Cambridge, Massachusetts. The goal of the Symposium is to promote an exciting discussion about the potential to leverage ADR practices and frameworks in restorative justice initiatives, … Continue reading