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Mediators Beyond Borders International

Arlington, United States
Joined August 2018

MBBI leads projects and conducts capacity-building training worldwide: "Building a more peace "able" world" by building local skills for peace and promoting mediation worldwide.

Presence in: Colombia, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Kenya, Nepal, Netherlands, Sierra Leone
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Gender-based violence, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

MBBI builds local skills for peace and promotes mediation worldwide, keeping the people affected by conflict at the center of peacebuilding. MBBI emphasizes inclusivity, cultural competency and its multi-disciplinary practitioners address the various aspects and impacts of conflict, including trauma on communities and skill-building for conflict transformation.

 

People Associated With This Organization

Karen Boxer

United States  
Mediators Beyond Borders International
Joined August 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Retired California attorney and mediator, working as peace-builder in post-conflict countries where MBBI has been invited to assist in building sustainable peace. JD and LLM in Alternate Dispute Resolution.

Sharon Sturges

United States  
Mediators Beyond Borders International (Unverified)
Joined September 2019
Sharon Sturges, J.D., M.P.A., is the Director, Colorado Office of Dispute Resolution, Court Services Division, State Court Administrator’s Office. Prior to joining the State Court Administrator’s Office in 2015, Sharon engaged in private practice for over fifteen years litigating and mediating domestic relations matters. She has split her career between the law and non-profit management. While living in Alaska early in her career, Sharon served as the executive director for a community mediation center in Anchorage, where she focused on restorative justice practices and community mediation. In 2014, Ms. Sturges completed her master’s degree in public administration from the University of Colorado, Denver. Ms. Sturges is interested in increasing access to justice for self-represented litigants through better use of technology.
Karen Boxer is the network champion (main point of contact) for Mediators Beyond Borders International.

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