Institute for Environmental Negotiation

Empowering communities to create shared solutions


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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IEN is part of the interdisplinary collaborative implementing The Resilience and Adaptation Feasibility Tool (The RAFT). Learn more here