Family conflict during a pandemic - international perspectives

Alison Bull and Caitlin Jenkins are joined by two panels of international mediators and coaches to hear their professional stories of struggle and hope, and share examples of how distinctive cultural factors can shape dispute resolution.

Six accomplished mediators from Canada, Italy, Kenya, Trinidad, and the UK describe non-litigation approaches to family conflict in their countries. They share examples of how distinctive cultural factors shape the dispute resolution process in their countries. The stories shared by the contributors, including names and other identifying information as well as the events described, have been altered in order to protect the privacy of their clients and to ensure client confidentiality.

In this first panel from session Alison Bull is joined by Anna Saczuk, David Gray, Joyce Odidison, Michael Lang and Tracey-Leigh Wessels to share stories of the challenges families have faced during the pandemic acrosss the world; some top tips, and the positive outcomes that are achievable; a ray of hope in difficult times!

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