04 May 2021
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Young Members Group (YMG) concluded an eleven-week, 23 webinar, ADR World Tour: Arbitration and Mediation as a Global Force for Good (YMG World Tour) on April 1, 2021. The YMG World Tour travelled to 17 distinct regions throughout the world and highlighted the unique importance and efficiency ADR plays in allowing the world’s economy to remain operative during times of great economic uncertainty. In total, the YMG World Tour attracted 1,477 attendees—64 per webinar from 107 countries or territories. The YMG World Tour included 140 panelists, seventy of whom were female thus achieving gender parity. Sixty-six of the YMG World Tour panelists were members of CIArb and represented 60 countries or territories.
Each of the 23 webinars:
The YMG World Tour was organised by a Central Organizing Group of 19 diverse ADR “Rockstars” representative of 17 countries, ten of whom are members of CIArb. Two Global Sponsors, The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, as well as an Africa Regional Sponsor, The Groupement Inter-Patranol Du Cameroun Arbitration Centre (GICAM - Cameroon), financially invested in the ADR World Tour’s success. Additionally, the CIArb ADR World Tour benefitted from the generosity of approximately 128 Regional Collaborators and nine of CIArb’s 41 Branches. In total, 2,963 poll question responses were received—29 responses per webinar. Find out more about the YMG World Tour.
The ADR World Tour: Arbitration and Mediation as a Global Force for Good at a Glance
Several of the events were recorded and are available for viewing on CIArb’s YouTube page. View the recordings of the YMG ADR World Tour here.
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