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United Nations

Learn about IMI’s association with the United Nations, and see the latest news filed ‘Singapore Convention’ below. Last updated 12 June 2019.

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)


Working Group II—The Singapore Convention

On June 25, 2018 during the 51st Session of UNCITRAL, drafts for a Convention on the Enforceability of Mediated Settlements, and associated Model Law, were finalised for adoption.  This action concludes three years of vigorous debate with participation by 85 member states and 35 IGOs/NGOs, including the International Mediation Institute, and acknowledges the role of mediation in cross-border dispute resolution.

Latest Singapore Convention Posts

Working Group III—Online Dispute Resolution

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


IMI holds consultative status with ECOSOC.