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The benefits of becoming a mediation mentor

The benefits of becoming a mediation mentor
We all have to start somewhere. While we occasionally hear a senior practitioner query why they would train “the competition”, most mediators understand that, in expanding the pool of mediators, ... Read More
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Upcoming Investor-State Training

Upcoming Investor-State Training
"There is increasing interest in the potential for mediation to resolve Investor-State disputes. Recent international treaties contain specific provisions on the use of mediation in such disputes, and much work ... Read More

The Mediators’ Green Pledge

The Mediators' Green Pledge
IMI are proud to be supporting the Mediators' Green Pledge, officially launched today. Mediators have a special role to play in finding new, collaborative ways to resolve conflicts and share ... Read More
Climate Change

Video available: Building the future of global business

Video available: Building the future of global business
Enhancing Growth and Investment through Mediation ... Read More
Event, News

Upcoming event: ICC Hong Kong Mediation Competition

Upcoming event: ICC Hong Kong Mediation Competition
IMI are delighted to be a Supporting Organisation for the upcoming ICC Hong Kong Mediation Competition. Following the resounding success of the annual ICC Mediation Competition in Paris, now in ... Read More
Event

Upcoming Event: CIArb’s Mediation Symposium 2020

Upcoming Event: CIArb's Mediation Symposium 2020
IMI are delighted to be a media partner for CIArb's upcoming Mediation Symposium 2020, on "Mediation as a multidisciplinary practice". The keynote address is going to be delivered by none ... Read More
Event

Mediating to avoid high financial risk

Mediating to avoid high financial risk
Mediation as an innovative tool to combat high risk in project finance facing repeated Social Conflict in Peru ... Read More
Opinion

Upcoming event: Transnational Commercial Mediation—Leveraging Options and Intersections in Africa

Upcoming event:  Transnational Commercial Mediation—Leveraging Options and Intersections in Africa
IMI are delighted to be supporting the upcoming African Mediation Conference, "Transnational Commercial Mediation: Leveraging Options and Intersections in Africa", hosted by the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) ... Read More
Event

Vídeo (🇪🇸)—El futuro de la Mediación: La Convención de Singapur

Vídeo (🇪🇸)—El futuro de la Mediación: La Convención de Singapur
Una sesión informativa sobre la Convención de Las Naciones Unidas sobre los Acuerdos de Transacción Internacionales resultantes de la Mediación (“Convención de Singapur”). Nuestra expositora y experta mediadora Ana Sambold ... Read More

Upcoming Event: NLIU International Negotiation Competition

Upcoming Event: NLIU International Negotiation Competition
IMI are proud to be supporting the upcoming NLIU International Negotiation Competition. The Alternative Dispute Resolution Cell has always aimed to climb bigger hills and conquer newer heights. Our legacy ... Read More
Event

Video available (🇦🇪)—Laila El Shentenawi on the Middle East and the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Video available (🇦🇪)—Laila El Shentenawi on the Middle East and the Singapore Convention on Mediation
IMI Board Member Laila El Shentenawi recently joined the IMI-SIMI Singapore Convention Seminar Series to give a talk on the implications of the Singapore Convention for the Middle East. Note ... Read More

The Singapore Convention: From a Blizzard, a Convention Blooms

The Singapore Convention: From a Blizzard, a Convention Blooms
When it enters into force on 12 September 2020, the Singapore Convention will provide a long overdue harmonised legal framework for the enforcement of settlement agreements resulting from international commercial ... Read More