CIArb News

Vietnamese Delegation visits CIArb HQ

18 Jul 2019

On 18 July 2019,  CIArb was hosting a delegation from the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice. The delegation visited CIArb HQ to learn more about the Institute, its courses, memberships and initiatives promoting alternative dispute resolution.

At the beginning of the meeting, Neil Newman (Director of Communications and Membership) introduced the delegation to CIArb's mission to promote a harmonious society by helping people to avoid, manage and resolve conflicts. He described CIArb's network of regional branches and chapters across the world which offers members a global network of other like-minded professionals and expressed hope for the opening of a branch or chapter in Vietnam in the near future.

After a short introduction, Robin Hayden (Policy and Public Affairs Assistant) explained CIArb Policy Department’s role in advising governments and other stakeholders around the world on promoting the value of ADR over litigation. Subsequently, Dr Paresh Kathrani (Director of Education and Training) elaborated on the various types of courses conducted by CIArb and its mission to develop dispute avoidance and dispute management training on the global scale.

In the lively discussion which followed, delegation's representatives shared their insights into the current developments in the field of ADR in Vietnam. They expressed a need for an international standard of quality for the individuals appointed as arbitrators in Vietnam which may indicate a potential area for cooperation with CIArb.

Neil Newman (Director of Communications and Membership) commented:

“We were delighted to welcome a delegation from Vietnam here at CIArb HQ in London. The valuable contacts established during this visit will definitely set a solid foundation for future cooperation. We are very grateful to Máire O'Brien for her initiative and help in organising this visit.”

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