CIArb News

Racism is corrosive to our society and must be actively opposed

09 Jun 2020

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) vehemently believes in building a world in which everyone is treated with equal dignity, worth and respect. The killing of George Floyd has drawn attention yet again to the deeply rooted structural inequalities that exist across society.

As a centre of excellence for the resolution of disputes, we want everyone to have equal access to justice irrespective of their background. Racism is corrosive to that ideal, and we unequivocally condemn it in all its forms.

It is imperative that we use this moment to constructively engage with the question of how we tackle inequalities, and what role each of us – as individuals, communities and organisations – need to play in doing so.

We will continue to promote diversity, equality and inclusion and will make a frank and honest appraisal of where we can do more to give practical effect to that commitment.

Catherine Dixon (Director General, CIArb)

13 Jan 2022

Branch Focus - Western Counties

CIArb's Western Counties Branch has over 330 Members, Fellows, Associates, and students and some of our members are well known Arbitrators, Adjudicators and Mediators in the UK and internationally.

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11 Jan 2022

CIArb President’s inaugural message

Jane Gunn FCIArb, looks ahead to the coming year and sets out her vision as President of CIArb.

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05 Jan 2022

CIArb’s Immediate Past President’s reflections on 2021

Ann Ryan Robertson, CIArb’s Immediate Past President, reflects on her experience as President during 2021 - a challenging but ultimately rewarding and robust year.

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