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Mediating for Peace

Learn from the best EDRMP-trained mediators

We are the Mediators Network for Sustainable Peace, Inc.
For more than 20 years in the practice of local peacebuilding, we continue to equip and empower leaders and members of grassroots communities with the skills and tools they need in #mediatingforpeace.

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MedNet continues to uphold its commitment to provide leaders and grassroots community members with the essential skills and tools necessary for effective mediation, thereby advancing the cause of peace.

One of MedNet’s partners in mediation is the Diocese of Malaybalay. MedNet's collaborative engagement with the Diocese was established by offering essential training courses in mediation to local participants, specifically focusing on the urban poor sectors.

MedNet full training course on EDRMP

A ladderized program that consists of four courses for aspiring and experienced mediation practitioners. The courses are also stand-alone modular training programs designed for accessibility and availability of participants. Each course includes lecturettes and simulations facilitated by OADR-recognized mediators

A full training course on EDRMP. This includes:

Conflict Mapping
Mediation Approaches
Healing and Reconciliation

Recent Engagements

Our Core Competency

MedNet's members are based in different parts of the country and are actively involved in mediation of community disputes, often involving multi-parties.

Aside from actual mediation, MedNet also conducts training on Empowering Dispute Resolution Management Process (EDRMP) and related topics on conflict management across different sectors.

For some programs, trainees are monitored and mentored by MedNet in actual mediation work in the communities they engage in.

Conflict Mapping or Conflict Analysis

Conflict Mapping or Conflict Analysis aims to reconstruct through gathering information in the field.


Facilitation is a process in which a facilitator are trained to remain neutral in any form of discussions, focusing instead on eliciting ideas from the participants. A services come into play during policy mediation and in strategic planning.

Negotiation Coaching

Negotiation Coaching is a one-on-one process whereby an experienced coach will work with you to improve your communication and persuasion skills.


Mediation is a procedure in which the parties discuss their disputes with the assistance of a trained, impartial third person(s) who assists them in reaching a settlement. It may be an informal meeting among the parties or a scheduled settlement conference.