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A Dent in the Universe author.

A Dent in the Universe

From Edwards Mediation Academy BlogIn light of the August 7th 2019 United Nations Convention and signing ceremony promoting international settlement agreements resulting...

By Bruce Edwards
The African Promise author.

The African Promise

Indisputably Diversity in ADR is an important topic of late.  For example, it has been the subject of numerous conversations...

By Hiro Aragaki
Strides in Court Annexed Mediation in Kenya author.

Strides in Court Annexed Mediation in Kenya

Mediation helps disputing parties resolve their disputes and restore their relationships. It is recognised in Article 48 of the Constitution...

By Sarah Ater
Liberia, Its Poverty Recovery Strategies and Failures, and Why Its Pro-poor Agenda will Fail if Lacked Future Perspectives author.

Liberia, Its Poverty Recovery Strategies and Failures, and Why Its Pro-poor Agenda will Fail if Lacked Future Perspectives

Introduction This article does not in any way strive to condemn any economic recovery plans in Liberia, all have been...

By Robert Quiminee
SOAS Arbitration in Africa Survey author.

SOAS Arbitration in Africa Survey

IndisputablyHello all: This is my maiden post on Indisputably! A big thank you to my esteemed colleagues Andrea, Michael, Sarah,...

By Hiro Aragaki
The Case for a Fresh Approach to Commercial Cross-Border Mediation author.

The Case for a Fresh Approach to Commercial Cross-Border Mediation

Mediation is a proven Alternative Dispute Resolution method. Some even consider it the only true ADR but I shouldn’t get...

By Gabor Farkas
Singapore: The Hub of International Commercial Dispute Resolution author.

Singapore: The Hub of International Commercial Dispute Resolution

The Union Internationale des Avocats held its 24th World Forum of Mediation Centres in Singapore on October 13-14.  In addition to the usual high...

By F. Peter Phillips
World Peace: How Do We Keep Nations from Thermonuclear War? author.

World Peace: How Do We Keep Nations from Thermonuclear War?

Originally published in Psychology Today here. Morton Deutsch, eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of...

By Morton Deutsch, Peter T. Coleman
Arbitration in Africa: Past, Present, and Future author.

Arbitration in Africa: Past, Present, and Future

Kluwer Arbitration Blog Guest author Alexis Martinez and Emma Mason.“A course in international arbitration that does not cover the Libya...

By Alexis Martinez
Promoting Online Dispute Resolution in Africa – A Simple, Pragmatic Approach author.

Promoting Online Dispute Resolution in Africa – A Simple, Pragmatic Approach

During Cyberweek 2015, an annual conference on Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), I attended a webinar titled "The African Union and...

By Giuseppe Leone
Fear Comes to School: Mediating Among Parents Around Ebola author.

Fear Comes to School: Mediating Among Parents Around Ebola

Although the tsunami of Ebola fears is receding, it has provided our profession a reminder about the enormous power of...

By Richard Barbieri

International Mediation Developments – November 2014

This is another in a series of updates on International Mediation Developments from Mediate.com News Editor, Keith Seat.International Mediation Developments...

By Keith Seat

Mediation Will Get its Foot in a South African Door

On December 1, 2014, commercial mediation gets a foot in the door of the civil justice system when court-annexed mediation...

By Jacques Joubert

Judicial Activism Essential to Make Mediation Mainstream in South Africa

Courts in the UK impose cost sanctions on parties who unreasonably refuse or fail to mediate. In the US, mediation...

By Jacques Joubert
Mediation Pioneer Richard A. Salem 1930-2014 author.

Mediation Pioneer Richard A. Salem 1930-2014

From Peter Salem Dick Salem passed away on March 22, 2014 due to complications from a stroke. He was a...

By Richard Salem

The Best Mediation Secrets

Civil litigation has become an arms race, says the Nobel Laureate economist Joseph E. Stiglitz  in his book, The Price...

By Jacques Joubert
Luanda Believes in Mediation as a Valid Dispute Resolution Approach author.

Luanda Believes in Mediation as a Valid Dispute Resolution Approach

Between the 25th and the 29th of November of 2013, the CAAL, an Angolan arbitration dispute center based in Luanda,...

By Ana Gonçalves
Mandela – A Titan Remembered author.

Mandela – A Titan Remembered

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.With the death of Nelson...

By Art Hinshaw

Lessons in Mediation from Nelson Mandela

In 1964, George Bizos, a young lawyer, probably saved his client and good friend Nelson Mandela’s life by persuading him...

By Jacques Joubert
The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution

As the largest Arab country in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, Egypt will play a significant role in the...

By Mike McMullen
ODR in Africa author.

ODR in Africa

This chapter is from "Online Dispute Resolution Theory and Practice," Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Ethan Katsh & Daniel Rainey ( Eds.),...

By Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab

When to Quit

Last week Kofi Annan, as prestigious and qualified a mediator as one could ask for, resigned his assignment to try...

By Joe Markowitz
ADR in Africa author.

ADR in Africa

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips The final paper from a student in the International Commercial Dispute Resolution course at...

By F. Peter Phillips

Embedding Mediation in South African Justice

In the hit television serial “The Mentalist”, the main character walks into a house with a policeman. The policeman does...

By Jacques Joubert

Beyond Adjudication: Resolving International Resource Disputes in an Era of Climate Change

I. INTRODUCTION Climate change is one of the greatest emerging threats to global peace and security. Among other impacts, climate...

By Anna Spain
Customary Arbitration in an Evolving Africa author.

Customary Arbitration in an Evolving Africa

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Paul Kirgis, and Cynthia Alkon. Just as...

By Paul Kirgis
Salem, Richard: Experience in Rwanda Post Genocide – Video author.

Salem, Richard: Experience in Rwanda Post Genocide – Video

Richard Salem shares his experience training local leaders in Rwanda after the 1994 genocide, as well as helping to draft...

By Richard Salem
Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Changes in World Conflict – Video

Chris Moore shares his opinion on how world conflict has gone down in some arenas, but in others it has...

By Chris Moore
Moore, Chris: Anti-apartheid Training in South Africa – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Anti-apartheid Training in South Africa – Video

Chris Moore's account of CDR's work in South Africa during the apartheid and anti-apartheid movement. Moore describes working with employers...

By Chris Moore
Mediators on a Mission author.

Mediators on a Mission

Reprinted from The Pennsylvania Lawyer, September/October 2008Louis Kushner has done an extensive amount of traveling. From China to Poland to...

By Anne Parys

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