Inter-mediation can assist those forming or participating in multistakeholder processes (MSPs) by helping the MSP align around common goals.

Multistakeholder processes are defined by the MSP Portal as

  1. Processes that aim to involve stakeholders in improving situations that effect them
  2. Forms of social interaction that enable different individuals and groups, who are effected by an issue, to enter into dialogue, negotiation, learning, decision making and collective action
  3. About getting government staff, policy makers, community representatives, scientists, business people and NGO representatives to think and work together