Mediators Beyond Borders Oceania

We are a community of citizens, conflict practitioners, academics, and students who promote the principles and practices of peaceful conflict management, engagement, and resolution in Oceania communities. Our members feel valued and engaged. We have a strong sense of affiliation with the alternate dispute resolution community. Our members enjoy collaborating with the respective communities and cultures of the Oceania region.

Our Mission

is to promote the principles and practices of peaceful conflict management and resolution in Oceania regional communities. We will develop regional capacity and skills for peace; promote conflict management and resolution skills and processes; and share techniques of mediated, non-adversarial, collaborative, and dialogue-based conflict management and resolution in Oceania.

Our Vision

is to support Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and to develop strong partnerships and cooperation with communities and Nations in the Oceania region by promoting the benefits of culturally appropriate and innovative conflict management, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding practices and institutions. We will strive for the reduction of violence in all forms and seek access to justice for all citizens and communities in the region.

MBBO Values
Collaboration
the action of working with someone to produce something
Respect
a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
Impact
a marked effect or influence
Trust
firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something.
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What We Do

Capacity Building

We will develop regional capacity and skills for peace; promote conflict management and resolution skills and processes; and share techniques of mediated, non-adversarial, collaborative, and dialogue-based conflict management and resolution in Oceania.

Problem Solvers

We are a conflict resolution resource for citizens and communities in the region experiencing unresolved conflict and who want practical and impact-driven solutions.

Thought Leadership

Our members are recognised leaders in the fields of conflict resolution theory and practice. They are academics and practitioners who actively contribute to the development of ideas and theory in dialogue-based conflict resolution.

2023-2024 Leadership

Engagement Opportunities

MBBO employs a dynamic committee mechanism to achieve its goals and have a regional impact. Core committees have longevity year to year and are part of ensuring we remain sustainable and compliant with regulations and goals.

History of MBBO

When did MBBO start and how did MBBO come to be.