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)
16 Nov 2022ADR 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.
15 Nov 2022Ciarb’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.