24 Feb 2022
“The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) condemns in the strongest terms Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in breach of the protective principle of International Law prohibiting the use of threat of force against another State. The protective principle aims to ensure territorial integrity and political independence which have been violated by Russia’s invasion. As a global advocate of peaceful conflict resolution, we are deeply concerned about this grave development. Our thoughts are with all those affected.”
Catherine Dixon, Director General, CIArb
29 Nov 2023Joint intervention success as Churchill judgment allows the courts to order parties to mediate
In a significant moment for mediation, the highly anticipated Churchill judgment overturns the decision in Halsey, confirming it is not a breach of human rights to integrate mediation into the court process and, where appropriate, to order parties to mediate. CMC, Ciarb and CEDR joined forces to intervene in the case, arguing strongly for this outcome.
16 Nov 2023Ciarb intervenes twice during UNCITRAL WG III’s latest session
In a lively session focusing on the establishment of an advisory centre in international law and cross-cutting issues, Ciarb intervened twice on behalf of members.