Mediator vs Facilitator - What's the difference?

mediator | facilitator |


As nouns the difference between mediator and facilitator

is that mediator is one who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement while facilitator is a person who helps a group to have an effective dialog without taking any side of the argument, especially in order to reach a consensus.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mediator

English

Alternative forms

* mediatour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who negotiates between parties seeking mutual agreement
  • Synonyms

    * negotiator

    facilitator

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia facilitator) (en noun)
  • A person who helps a group to have an effective dialog without taking any side of the argument, especially in order to reach a consensus.