SIMI Launches First Book

The Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) launched its first book, “Contemporary Issues In Mediation: Volume 1” at an official book launch held at the National library of Singapore, on 29 August 2016.

Edited by Joel Lee and Marcus Lim, the pieces in the book were selected from the top 10 entries of the inaugural Singapore International Mediation Institute Annual Essay Competition held in 2015.

The winning submission by Ng Wan Qing explores the issue of power imbalance through the lens of culture. Other pieces include Valencia Soh’s piece on the ethical obligations of a responsible mediation advocate and Javier Yeo’s piece on the Facilitative and the Evaluative Divide.

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Deborah Masucci

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Deborah Masucci is former IMI Board Co-Chair. She is a global expert in dispute management with over thirty years' experience in promoting the effective use of ADR.

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