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Day Two Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The Grind Begins

Day Two Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: The Grind Begins

The second day of the 7th edition of NLIU-INADR ILSMT took place on 24 November 2018 and began with anxious participants preparing for the preliminary rounds. While teams huddled together ... Read More
News, Opinion

Day One Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: Rediscovering Mediation

Day One Of The NLIU-INADR ILSMT: Rediscovering Mediation

The 7th edition of the International Law School Mediation Tournament (ILSMT), 2018, was organised by the National Law Institute University (NLIU) with the support of the International Academy of Dispute ... Read More
News, Opinion

Standardising ODR platforms and practice

Standardising ODR platforms and practice

This past August, the results of IMI’s Online Dispute Resolution (e-Mediation) Task Force were presented at the ODR Forum taking place in Auckland, New Zealand.  The panel, organised by Task ... Read More
News

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

New Podcast – Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

New Podcast - Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

The Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program at Harvard Law School has released the first episode of their new podcast, Thanks for Listening. Episode One is about politics around the Thanksgiving table and ... Read More
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New Qualifying Assessment Programs in Kenya and Turkey

New Qualifying Assessment Programs in Kenya and Turkey

IMI Qualifying Assessment Programs certify mediators against the international standards established by the International Mediation Institute, and are assessed against the rigorous criteria outlined here. We congratulate and welcome two ... Read More
News

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

The Singapore Convention: A First Look

The Singapore Convention: A First Look

Deborah Masucci and M. Salman Ravala reflect on the new Singapore Convention for the fall 2018 issue of NYSBA New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. On 25th June, 2018, at its 51st ... 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 Resolution Professionals ... Read More
GPC, Opinion

Mediation and Conciliation in UAE

Mediation and Conciliation in UAE

Originally published on Mediate.com, August 2018.  Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations faced in litigation. Mediation ... Read More
GPC, Opinion
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