CIArb News

CIArb Women in ADR campaign recognised by ArbitralWomen

29 Mar 2019

We are delighted to inform that our CIArb Women in ADR campaign has been very positively received and captured the attention of the other international arbitration organisations. We are profoundly grateful to ArbitralWomen for sharing our campaign on their website and newsletter. It is worth reminding that to celebrate International Women's Day 2019 we interviewed successful female professionals from over 20 jurisdictions with diverse backgrounds and at different stages of their careers. The excellent stories they shared can serve as an inspiration and empowerment for female practitioners around the globe.

To read these interviews, please, click here.

ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation with the primary objective of advancing the interests of women and promoting female practitioners in international dispute resolution. It is also a network of women from diverse backgrounds and legal cultures active in international dispute resolution in any role, including, arbitrator, mediator, expert, adjudicator, surveyor, facilitator, lawyer, neutral, ombudswoman or forensic consultant. ArbitralWomen now has close to a thousand members from over 40 countries.

To learn more about ArbitralWomen, please, click here

As one of its recent initiative, ArbitralWomen promotes its ArbitralWomen Diversity Toolkit by which it intends to offer a unique training programme designed to help men and women see the role played by biases and explore ways to address and overcome bias.

Further details about this one-day seminar are available here. (diversity toolkit flyer)

It is worth mentioning that CIArb's next event "The Key Players in International Arbitral Proceedings: Roles and Evolution" which will be held in Paris on 12 April 2019 will involve three speakers who are also members of ArbitralWomen - Hanna Abdou, Olena Gulyanytska FCIArb and Dr Amel Makhlouf MCIArb.

To learn more and book your place, please click here

17 Nov 2022

Updates on UNCITRAL WGII and WGIII

From 5-16 September 2022, UNCITRAL Working Group (WG) III and from 10-14 October 2022, UNCITRAL WG II met in Vienna to advance their work on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) and on Dispute Settlement respectively.

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16 Nov 2022

ADR APPG session on Law Commission consultation on Arbitration Act 1996

The review of the Arbitration Act 1996 was the focus for the Alternative Dispute Resolution All-Party Parliamentary Group for (ADR APPG) at its session on Tuesday 15 November 2022.

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15 Nov 2022

Ciarb’s NAB & Brazil Branch Join Forces on CSP

Ciarb’s North America (NAB) and Brazil Branches, and the University of  Miami, School of Law, joined forces this year to offer the Capacity Sharing Program (CSP) in three Brazilian regions that are traditionally less exposed to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. 

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