The VIIIth International Conference of the World Mediation Forum - Spain 2012, links to mediation with the leadership and action for change peacefully. Nothing is as safe as the need for change in today's society. Spontaneous social movements and demands to the economic sector in Europe, Australia, Asia, America and Africa, show the need to address that demand with leadership and timely actions, capable of promoting balanced relations in the exercise of power with social justice, anticipatory vision to manage change without violence. This scenario requires mediators to make visible a role of mediation and its potential to lead these changes in any context: political, educational, business, family, and others.
Now more than ever, global society demand empathic responses, timely, effective and efficient. We need to make visible the mediation, leadership and action. Mediation has the potential:
Looking to the future and projecting that hope
This is the challenge of the VIIIth International Conference of the World Mediation Forum - Spain 2012!
María Alejandra Ramírez Cuenca
President of VIIIth. International Conference of World Mediation Forum