Institute for Environmental Negotiation

Empowering communities to create shared solutions

Welcome!

The Institute for Environmental Negotiation (IEN) is a public service organization of the University of Virginia. IEN has 35 years experience as facilitators and mediators helping agencies, nonprofits, and businesses make decisions using a collaborative approach. IEN works on challenging and innovative projects to ensure that communities are sustained ecologically, socially, and economically.

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News

IEN's Frank Dukes has been named to Charlottesville's Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials and Public Spaces. More information about the Commission can be found here