25 Jul 2019
On 24 July 2019, CIArb headquarters hosted a delegation of students from the University of San Diego School of Law. The group of students, taught by Professor David Brennan FCIArb, was on their summer school programme organised at the King's College of London.
At the beginning of the presentation, Natalia Otlinger MCIArb (CIArb PR & Engagement Executive) welcomed the students and introduced them to the mission of the Institute. Subsequently, Kateryna Honcharenko MCIArb (CIArb Research Assistant) described CIArb's various publications including Resolver magazine and Arbitration Journal. She has also explained the role and value of the CIArb Guidelines and the process of how they are being developed.
In the next part, Robin Hayden ACIArb (CIArb Policy and Public Affairs Assistant) explained CIArb's work with governments, international organisations and policymakers in the field of promoting ADR. She further described CIArb's involvement in the ISDS reform in the UNCITRAL working groups.
Finally, Natalia Otlinger introduced students to the benefits of CIArb's free Student Membership and described CIArb's recent projects including Fox Williams Pre Moot and CIArb Podcasts.
The presentation was followed by a Q&A session during which students were able to ask questions about the Institute and international arbitration in general. Students had also a chance to sign up for CIArb free Student Membership.
It is worth mentioning that CIArb has currently a growing community of around 4,800 Student Members. To find out more about Student Membership, please follow the link below:
Photos from the meeting are available here.
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