18th ICC Commercial Mediation Competition: Final Call for Volunteers!

The 18th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition is taking place from 6-11 February 2023 in Paris, France. IMI and YMI jointly call all mediators and mediation enthusiasts to be a part of the International Chamber of Commerce’s largest educational event of the year by volunteering as “Mediation Session Supervisors”
Every year international volunteers support the ICC Organising Committee throughout ICC Mediation Week. A high level of responsibility is given to volunteers during the mock mediation sessions.
Volunteer applications are open until 5 January 2023.

Typical selection criteria include:

  • An interest in international (commercial) mediation
  • Independence (you must not be enrolled at a participating university or be connected to a member of a team)
  • A good understanding of the ICC Mediation Competition Rules
  • Availability throughout the ICC Mediation Week
  • A willingness to help with all necessary tasks
  • English language skills

To apply, please complete the following application form and write a half-page summary as to why you wish to participate in the ICC Mediation Competition. Email both documents to the ICC Organising Committee at iccmediationcompetition@iccwbo.org.

The competition week is an opportunity for volunteers to engage with 150+ professional mediators and teams from across the world while playing the role of Mediation Session Supervisor and helping the Organising Committee to run 100+ mock mediation sessions. It is also an opportunity to meet the IMI Team, as this competition is proudly supported by the International Mediation Institute and the Young Mediators’ Initiative.

On Wednesday, February 8th, IMI will organise a Mediation Cocktail Debate adjacent to the competition. More information will follow.

We hope to see you in Paris!

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