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Deniz Kite on Turkey and the Singapore Convention

Deniz Kite on Turkey and the Singapore Convention
Yesterday, IMI Certified Mediator Deniz Kite gave a well-attended presentation on mediation in Turkey, covering recent legislation, upcoming changes, the Singapore Conventon, and associated cultural norms. Watch the video below, ... Read More

Sarah Blake on culture, process, and value proposition in the era of the Singapore Convention

Sarah Blake on culture, process, and value proposition in the era of the Singapore Convention
This Wednesday, Australian IMI Certified Mediator Sarah Blake gave a well-attended presentation on culture, process, and value proposition in the era of the Singapore Convention on Mediation. Questions posed by ... Read More
Event, Opinion

Mediating in a multilateral world

Mediating in a multilateral world
Is there a way to learn and collaborate when mediating and resolving conflicts? How can we discuss diverse views, in ways that allow us to increase our empathy and jointly ... Read More

Upcoming webinar on co-mediation in intercultural contexts

Upcoming webinar on co-mediation in intercultural contexts
Free upcoming webinar on co-mediation and intercultural collaboration with Lee Wai Pong and Jonathan Lux. Register below! What are the advantages of co-mediation, particularly in intercultural contexts?What does this mean ... Read More
Event

Saudi Arabia ratifies the Singapore Convention

Saudi Arabia ratifies the Singapore Convention
With enforcement just months away, Saudi Arabia have become the fourth state to ratify the Singapore Convention. They signed on 5 May. Congratulations to Saudi Arabia! View all UN signing ... Read More

Enforcement of agreements to mediate in the Singapore District Courts

Singapore CBD from the harbour
Critique of the approach in Zhongguo Remittance Pte Ltd v Samlit Moneychanger Pte Ltd and others [2020] SGDC 73 ... Read More
Opinion

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention

Wolf von Kumberg on ISDS and the Singapore Convention
Yesterday Wolf von Kumberg gave a presentation on investor-state disputes in the new era of the Singapore Convention, followed by a Q&A session. Watch the video below, download a summary ... Read More

Videos available—Enforcing mediated settlement NOW, and India and the Singapore Convention

Videos available—Enforcing mediated settlement NOW, and India and the Singapore Convention
We have had two excellent webinars this week, full of interesting and insightful commentary on enforcement of mediation. Today's webinar on "Enforcing mediated settlement NOW" discussed the New Jersey Statute ... Read More
Event

Free Webinar: Enforcing mediated settlement NOW in a flat world

Free Webinar: Enforcing mediated settlement NOW in a flat world
IMI Certified Mediators David Weiss, Laura Kaster, Jennifer Brandt, and Robert Margulies will be delivering this session on Friday 8 May, at 3pm Central European Time (9am New Jersey). Read ... Read More
Event

Free webinar: Dr Juan Diaz – How peace mediation fits into the mediation world

Free webinar: Dr Juan Diaz - How peace mediation fits into the mediation world
Experienced peace mediator and current US Institute for Peace researcher Dr Juan Diaz will be leading a discussion on peace mediation. In his presentation, Juan will be talking about: Types ... Read More
Event

Video available: Elena Koltsaki and Kelly Letsiou on Greece and the Singapore Convention

Video available: Elena Koltsaki and Kelly Letsiou on Greece and the Singapore Convention
Yesterday IMI Appraisal Committee member Elena Koltsaki and Young Mediator Kalliope Letsiou spoke to webinar attendees about changes in mediation legislation in Greece in the era of the Singapore Convention, ... Read More

The Revolution is Female: Transformative Mediation as a Mechanism for Transitional Justice

The Revolution is Female: Transformative Mediation as a Mechanism for Transitional Justice
In this article, gender in conflict specialist Eva Charidas shares how vital gender inclusion is to peace processes and political transition. On 10 April 2019, 22-year old Alaa Salah climbed ... Read More
Opinion