Petros Zourdoumis, Director of ADR point and ODReurope, talks about conflict in the refugee context, access to justice issues, and the potential role of tech and ODR in providing solutions.
Mediation Culture And The Next Generation
A short insight into national education and development in mediation around the world from four former participants of IBA-VIAC CDRC – the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition Vienna, representing Lebanon, Georgia, India and the UK. Lebanon The key influencer behind the… Read More ›
Ask An Expert: Rosemary Howell
Rosemary Howell, renowned lawyer and academic and Co-Founder of Strategic Action, based in Sydney, speaks about both the international and the Australian ADR landscape, the pivotal role of education and the need for more data in the legal profession.
From Conference Series To Global Community – What’s Next For The GPC?
As the Global Pound Conference Series 2016-17 draws to a close, it is time to take stock and consider how both the data analysis and conversations from each event might inform the future of Dispute Resolution. As an academic, I am… Read More ›
Ask An Expert: Laura Benedetto
Laura Benedetto, Secretary General of the Florence Chamber of Commerce in Italy, speaks about expanding the Florentine disputes landscape, international mediation and educating the legal and business community on the range of processes available.
Can ODR Help To Resolve Conflict In Refugee Communities?
The arrival of over a million refugees in Europe and the wider region since the outbreak of war in Syria has brought human rights and migration issues into the headlines around the world. Last year, the United Nations High Commissioner… Read More ›
The Third Edition Of The IBA – VIAC Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition
Two years ago, the International Bar Association (IBA), the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), and the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) launched the first edition of the Consensual Dispute Resolution Competition (CDRC) Vienna. The inaugural success and the enthusiastic feedback… Read More ›
Co-Mediation In A Cross-Border Context
Trade between different states is taking place on a greater scale than ever before. Small and large companies are doing business across borders every day, all around the globe and many companies are established abroad. However, this is by no… Read More ›
The Global Pound Conference London – The End Of The Beginning
On October 29, 2014, 150 of us, representing many stakeholder groups from more than 20 countries, attended an important convention held in London’s beautiful Guildhall. Called ‘Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution’ the convention was inspired by the energetic… Read More ›
Global Citizenship…Global Pound…Mediation And Mediation Competitions
This year I have been privileged to attend three wonderful international commercial mediation competitions, in which students from around the world come together with mediators and other professionals to practice negotiation in mediation and mediation itself, and to talk about… Read More ›