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Prof Joel Lee, Chairman of the Singapore International Mediation Institute, will moderate MANE panel 4: "Towards a uniform mediation practice code".
Panellists: Mr Iu Ting-Kwok and Ms Ana Maria Maia Goncalves of ICFML (an IMI Qualifying Assessment Program)
Iu Ting-Kwok: "Do we need to do something more to strengthen the #SingaporeConvention, to make it work better?" Points to Art 5 items 1e and 1f. Tl;dr is that deficient mediator = decision not upheld. So how do we ensure that we use GOOD mediators? Answer = mediator standards.
ITK: What standards are applicable to the mediator/#mediation? Local standards? International standards?What is an objective test?
What are the mediator standards where settlement is cross-border? Do we need international mediator #standards? (IMI answers 'YES'.)
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Panel 2 at the MANE Forum: A flourishing era of Asian #mediation.

Moderator: Mr Viswa Sadasivan
Panellists: Mr Akira Kawamura, Mr Jerry Zhang, Ms Laila T Ollapally, Prof Hi-Taek Shin, Mr George Lim SC.

George is an IMI Board member, and Laila represents CAMP, an IMI QAP.
Akira Kawamura re ADR in Japan: "Now we have a game-changer.".

The Kyoto centre:
1. Provides international mediation facilities
2. Is a centre for mediation research and education

On the verge of opening a new similar centre in Tokyo.
#mediation #arbitration #Japan
Laila T Ollapally - unless mediation is as lucrative as other forms of dispute resolution, we're not going to attract the best candidates.

#mediation #mediators

"The second wave of the mediation revolution is in our DNA."
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Session 1 of the MANE Forum: #UNCITRAL Secretary Anna Joubin-Bret and Rimsky Yuen SC form the panel "The UN Convention & Cross-Border Mediation in our Global Landscape". Moderator Prof Nadja Alexander. #mediation #singaporeconvention @SingaporeConv
Ms Joubin-Bret refers to the helpfulness of an IMI-administered survey in informing development of the #SingaporeConvention. #mediation

We have just launched the IMI Biennial #Survey:
Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC, describes the #SingaporeConvention as a human milestone in dispute resolution. #mediation #ADR @SingaporeConv
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Dr Noeleen Heyzer, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, delivers the keynote speech at the MANE Forum

#singaporeconvention #mediation
"Mediation is necessary to prevent future economic wars."
"Mediation is necessary."

#mediation #singaporeconvention
"The Singapore Convention is a critical global tool... to prevent economic conflict, competition, and multi-dimensional rivalries from escalating"
- Dr Noeleen Heyzer

#mediation #singaporeconvention @SingaporeConv
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Mr Edwin Tong, SC, Singapore's Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law, and Ministry of Health, opens the MANE Forum in Singapore. "Mediation has a long tradition across many cultures - we have all done it in our own style" #mediation #singaporeconvention
1. Cheaper, faster
2. Flexible, confidential
3. Preserves harmony
4. Retains party control
5. In line with many cultures
- Mr Tong's presentation
#mediation #MANEforum #singaporeconvention
The Convention will overcome two obstacles:
1. Familiarity, awareness, and the idea that you can conflict disputes through a more harmonious process
2. The ability to enforce
- Mr Tong, SC, at the MANE Forum
#mediation #singaporeconvention @SingaporeConv
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