About Us

The Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) was incorporated in the year 2012 as a company limited by guarantee. ICMC is affiliated to MTI International East Africa and is headed by a Board of Directors with representatives from both mediation practitioners as well as corporate users of mediation. ICMC will be working with domestic as well as international mediation bodies and is planning to partner with International Mediation Institute (IMI) . The IMI is a non -profit public interest initiative to drive transparency and high competency standards into mediation practice across all fields, worldwide.

Mission Statement

Set, promote and achieve  high standards of  mediation through professionalization, research and innovation.


Vanguard of mediation in East Africa and beyond.

ICMC is to work closely with other International Mediation Institutes to drive transparency and high competency standards into mediation practice across all fields, worldwide

Our Work

ICMC aims to apply and enforce world-class standards of mediation, to provide impartial information about mediation, to make tools available to parties to make basic decisions about mediation, and to promote mediation education and awareness.


  • Promote understanding and inspire the use of mediation
  • Stimulate and facilitate the development and growth of mediation through research and innovation
  • Foster a strong mediation community in East Africa by engaging stakeholders in discussion, events and outreach activities
  • Entrench the use of professional mediation by ensuring a high standards of training , oversight effective disciplinary processes , ongoing research and innovation and a strong mediation community


In this section, you can find the training standards established by ICMC’s Mediation Instruction and Competency Evaluation Task Force.


Mediation is an effective and popular way of resolving disputes without the need to go to court.


We accredit mediators in Family, Civil/Commercial, Labour and Restorative Justice and other disciplines appropriate for mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)