Initiatives

Climate Change Mediation

Climate Change Mediation
IMI is in the process of starting a ‘Climate Change Mediation’ study group. Further information will be made available here. Using mediation/interest-based negotiation is a more sustainable, efficient, environmentally-friendly way ... Read More
Climate Change

IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition

IMI's Investor-State Taskforce gains recognition
The work of IMI’s investor-state taskforce has continued to make in-roads, collaborating with the International Energy Charter, UNCITRAL, and ICSID. Most recently, the Energy Charter’s Model Instrument, supported by IMI, ... Read More

Five new signees to the Singapore Convention

Five new signees to the Singapore Convention
Armenia, Chad, Ecuador, Gabon, and Guinea-Bissau have now signed the Singapore Convention, bringing the total number of countries to 51. Congratulations to the new signees! UNCITRAL Press ReleaseDownload Congratulations also ... Read More

ICSID’s Role in Advancing Investor-State Mediation

ICSID logo
IMI’s Investor-State Taskforce has received significant support from ICSID, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In this article, ICSID Senior Legal Counsel Frauke Nitschke details how ICSID is ... Read More

Singapore Convention signed

Signees of the Singapore Convention Aug 2019
Congratulations to UNCITRAL and all signees! The signing of the Singapore Convention promises to be a pivotal moment for international commercial and investment mediation, and we look forward to continuing ... Read More

Launch of the 2019 IMI Biennial Survey

Launch of the 2019 IMI Biennial Survey
Every two years, IMI runs a survey that reports on mediation worldwide. The 2019 IMI Biennial Survey focuses on the Singapore Convention. We invite all those with a relationship to, ... Read More

Interview with Deborah Masucci about the Singapore Convention

Interview with Deborah Masucci about the Singapore Convention
Natalie Armstrong-Motin of Marketing Resolution recently interviewed IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci about her career and the upcoming Singapore Convention on the Enforceability of Mediated Settlement. Find the full video ... Read More

New IMI Briefing Paper: UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation

New IMI Briefing Paper: UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation
IMI has prepared a briefing paper on the upcoming “Singapore Convention”. It sets out the aims of the Convention, describes how it will benefit businesses, outlines that countries stand to ... Read More

Signing The Singapore Convention: Cross-Border Enforceability In Mediation

Signing The Singapore Convention: Cross-Border Enforceability In Mediation
Much has already been written on the upcoming United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the Singapore Convention. Deborah Masucci and M. Salman Ravala have claimed ... Read More

Spotlight On India: Mediation Reform And The Big Implementation Problem

Spotlight On India: Mediation Reform And The Big Implementation Problem
The mediation movement in India has had strong supporters who have tirelessly worked on setting up court-annexed centres and starting the conversation on mediation for over two decades now. India, ... Read More
GPC, News

The Singapore Convention: A First Look

The Singapore Convention: A First Look
YMI supporter M. Salman Ravala and IMI Board Co-Chair Deborah Masucci recently wrote an article entitled “The Singapore Convention: A First Look” for NYSBA’s journal “New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer” ... Read More

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals

Johannes P. Willheim CDRC 2018 Keynote: The Future of Dispute Professionals
Johannes P. Willheim, internationally trained disputes lawyer, mediator and professional negotiator, opened up this year’s Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) in Vienna with a keynote on the Future of Dispute ... Read More
GPC, Opinion
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