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Mediation UK

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0097 MEDIATION UK
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
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Full title: Mediation UK
Date(s): c1983-2006
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 13 boxes
Name of creator(s): Mediation UK FIRM | Forum for Initiatives in Reparation and Mediation


Administrative/Biographical history:

FIRM (Forum for Initiatives in Reparation and Mediation) was set up in 1989, and changed its name to Mediation UK in 1991. Mediation UK is a registered charity which acts as an umbrella body for a network of projects, organisations and individuals interested in mediation and other forms of conflict resolution. It acts as an information and referral service, sponsors training events and workshops, organises an annual conference, helps groups to set up mediation services and provides standards of professional conduct for mediators. A quarterly journal, Mediation, is also produced.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Mediation UK (formerly FIRM), [1983-2000], including correspondence. Second deposit of 2005 includes papers from the Restorative Justice Consortium and London Restorative Justice Network

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Copyright retained by donor.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated in 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2007

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Mediation UK website. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2001; updated Apr 2008

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