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Call for Abstracts: Australasian Youth Justice Conference

Submission for abstracts for the Scientific Program Committee for the Australasian Youth Justice Conference is still open. Abstract to be submitted is for a 20-minute paper, a workshop or a symposia on youth-justice related policy, research and practice. Read More more

Bond University – Dispute Resolution Center 2013 Program

The Dispute Resolution Center of the Bond University has launched its latest program for the dispute resolution program. The program includes courses such as Mediator Assessment, Basic Mediation, Global Negotiation and Dispute Resolution and Family Dispute Resolution, among others. The more

The 4th Annual National Public Sector Legal Officers’ Forum 2013

Effective Strategies and Working Models to Enhance Legal Officers’ Performance and Efficiency within a Dynamic Public Sector Environment. The Australian Mediation Association is delighted to support the 4th Annual National Public Sector Legal Officers’ Forum 2013. As the premier event more

Online Mediation: Coming to a Chinese Village Near You?

China has been pushing mediation especially at the local level including formal processes as well as settlements facilitated by judges. Not everyone likes to be coerced into settlements by bully judges, but for many litigants, mediation is the only way more

Will UNCITRAL Online Dispute Resolution Rules Work for Consumers?

The United Nations working group for online dispute resolution (ODR) of cross-border electronic commerce transactions (UNCITRAL Working Group III) met in Vienna early in November to continue its work on procedural rules for ODR. However the approach taken by the more

Primed for Resolution

Scientists are finding that words and objects around us influence our choices, motivations, and goals.  This article explores the new research on how environmental stimuli can unconsciously influence our thoughts and choices, and ways to use this knowledge to the more

Social Media is Game Changer for Ubuntu and Mediation

With the advent of social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and Google+, which has profoundly changed our world, a new culture encouraging collaborative and sustainable dispute resolution is sure to follow.  Through social media a senior more

Making the Case: Business Dispute Resolution Through Mediation

The writer Deborah Buyer discusses on the advantages in opting to employ mediation to settle issues or business disputes. Buyer looks back at the basic principles of mediation, the different types or approaches involved and the things to expect during more

National Mediation Conference 2012

The board of National Mediation Conference invites you to participate in Australia’s premier conference on dispute resolution. The 11th National Mediation Conference will be held from 10 to 13 September 2012 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, New South more

CIB World Congress 2013, Call For Papers – Construction Law Stream

The CIB International Working Commission on Law & Dispute Resolution (W113) is pleased to invite colleagues to participate in its Construction Law Stream, to be held in Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 9 May 2013 as part of the triennial CIB more