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The American Arbitration Association (AAA), is a not-for-profit organization with offices throughout the U.S. AAA has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. American Arbitration Association

This project will restate the American law of international commercial arbitration. The project is expected to cover, among other topics: Arbitration agreements; conduct of and the judicial role in international arbitral proceedings in the United States; awards; recourse from and enforcement of international arbitral awards rendered in the United States; the judicial role in international arbitral proceedings abroad; enforcement of international arbitral awards rendered abroad; the preclusive effect of international arbitral awards; and ICSID Convention arbitration. American Law Institute – Restatement on The U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration

The American Review of International Arbitration, a quarterly law review published by the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, publishes scholarly articles, commentaries on recent developments, case notes, and bibliographical information.  It is the only publication of its kind in the United States. The review attracts an array of contributions by leading scholars and practitioners as well as Columbia law students. Professor George Bermann and Robert Smit serve as Co-Editors-in-Chief of the publication.  Elizabeth Cooper, Esq. is the Managing Editor. American Review of International Arbitration

The Association for International Arbitration (AIA) is a non-profit organization open to all those interested in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), irrespective of nationality and level of experience. Since its creation in 2001, AIA strives to bring together the global community in the field of ADR. However, AIA is not an arbitration institute and does not administer arbitration proceedings. Association for International Arbitration

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is a learned society and charity, headquartered in London, which provides worldwide scholarship and professional development for all areas of alternative dispute resolution. It is also the only accrediting body for arbitrators which confers credentials that are widely recognized and respected around the world.

The Chartered Institute’s New York Branch represents the Institute in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Membership in the Branch is automatic for all members of the Institute in the region and available on request to Institute members outside the region. Anyone interested in alternative dispute resolution can become a member of the Chartered Institute by fulfilling the requirements for the desired level of membership for which they are qualified (Membership information including an on-line application is available by clicking here.)

The Branch regularly collaborates with arbitral and professional organizations worldwide and local academic institutions to bring our members informative and timely professional programs, speakers, conferences and courses that advance the use and practice of ADR and enhance the abilities and opportunities of our members. The Branch also offers regular social gatherings at which members can meet new colleagues and renew existing friendships both within the Branch and with others in the ADR community.

The Arthur W. Diamond Law Library offers its researchers one of the finest collections of legal materials in the country in both digital and print formats. In addition to a near comprehensive United States Law collection, there are strong collections in International, Foreign, and Comparative Law and a special section devoted to Japanese Law. The Law Library has significant collections from at least thirty different countries and a useful core of materials from many other jurisdictions. Columbia Law School Library

Founded in 2006, the Global Arbitration Review (GAR) prides itself on publishing reliable and informative arbitration news, providing readers with breaking news updates five days a week, original annual reports and surveys, and in-depth features covering issues in international arbitration around the world. GAR's dedicated team of journalists travel to report globally and have established a wide network of contacts to break news first. Global Arbitration Review

Diploma Program in Conflict Resolution & Mediation, CRM (1 Year)

(2019 - 2020 Intake)

Application & Payment Deadline: 01 November for Spring Term & 01 July for Winter Term

Location: Basel, Switzerland 
Program Duration: 1 Year (15 Modules)
Program Language: English


MCR Diploma Program main goal is to provides access to teaching, research and practitioner skills and prepare professional experts to enable them to negotiate, mediate, manage and resolve any kind of conflicts as Mediator with they gained academic knowledge and practical skills on inter-personal, community, regional, national and international levels in state, private and public sectors and foster decision making processes.

SPRING TERM: 17 February and Ends: 01 June (Total: 15 Weeks)

Module 1: Conflict Prevention, Management & Resolution - 2 Weeks
Module 2: Mediation - 2 Weeks
Module 3: Interpersonal Dialogue and Cross-Cultural Negotiations - 1 Week
Module 4: Advocacy and Capacity Building - 2 Weeks
Module 5: Human Resource Management - 2 Weeks
Module 6: Leadership, Team Building and Management - 2 Weeks
Module 7: Psychology - 2 Weeks
Module 8: Trauma Healing & Reconciliation - 1 Week
Module 9: Social Responsibility & Ethics - 1 Week

WINTER TERM: 01 October and Ends: 22 December (Total: 11 Weeks)

Module 10: Global Economics - 1 Week
Module 11: International Humanitarian & Trade Organisations - 2 Weeks
Module 12: Public Policy & Public Relations - 2 Weeks 
Module 13: Diplomacy, International Relations and Security - 2 Weeks
Module 14: International Law & Justice -2 Weeks
Module 15: Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Litigation - 2 Weeks

- Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday for Lectures & Trainings (Every day from 09.00 till 12.30)
- Thursday for Group Works and Presentation (From 09.00-16.00)
- Friday for weekly assignment submission (3-5 Pages)
- Final Diploma Research Paper submission Deadline: Within the 2 Month after Graduation (Minimum 20 Pages)
- Winter Holiday: 22 December - 17 February
- Summer Holiday: 01 July - 01 October
- Summer Internship: 01 June - 01 July (Privilege & Advisable) 

For more information on Diploma Program please visit,-CRM-1-Year/ 

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Other IPD Programs for 2018 - 2019

Autumn Program 2018
8 days Autumn Training Program: 27 October - 03 November, 2018
3 Month Research Program: 27 October, 2018 - 24 January, 2019 (90 Days)

3-12 Month Visitor Researcher Program, VRP
Deadline: Rolling base

ZurichEduCaExpo 2019 - 3rd International Education & Career Exhibition
Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline: 20th December 2018
Final Application & Payment Deadline: 15th February 2019

Fakhrinur Huseynli, Director
Institute for Peace & Dialogue, IPD
Address: Hegenheimerstrasse 175,
4055 Basel, Switzerland
Cell: +41764316170
Skype: fakhrinur.huseynli

The International Arbitration Club of New York was formed on June 25, 2010 by 70 founding members as a not-for-profit association. The Club now comprises around 90 of the leading practitioners and scholars in the field of international arbitration who live and/or work in the New York City area. The Club is governed by a steering committee of James Carter, John Fellas, David Lindsey, Lawrence W. Newman (Chair), David Rivkin and Robert Smit. International Arbitration Club of New York

Established in 1996 as the global component of the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) provides conflict-management services in more than 80 countries with a staff fluent in 14 languages. Through a worldwide panel of hundreds of independent arbitrators and mediators and global cooperative agreements for hearing-room access, the ICDR provides a flexible, party-centered process over a broad range of industries and geopolitical issues. International Center for Dispute Resolution

The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is an international arbitration institution which facilitates arbitration and conciliation of legal disputes between international investors. The ICSID is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. It was established in 1966 as a multilateral specialized dispute resolution institution to encourage international flow of investment and mitigate non-commercial risks. International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes

The New York International Arbitration Center (“NYIAC”) is a nonprofit organization formed to advance, strengthen and promote the conduct of international arbitration in New York. NYIAC does not administer arbitrations or publish arbitration rules.  NYIAC offers world-class hearing rooms, breakout rooms and state-of-the-art technology for international arbitration of any size, including large, multi-party arbitrations, mediations and conferences of all kinds, however administered; develops programs and materials about international arbitration in New York, the application of New York law in international arbitration, and the recognition, enforcement and implementation in New York of arbitral awards; supports dialogue, discussion and debate to keep New York at the forefront of international arbitration among the legal, judicial, academic and business communities, and engages in other activities to promote New York’s role as a pre-eminent site for the conduct of international arbitration. New York International Arbitration Center

The PCA is an intergovernmental organization with 115 member states. Established in 1899 to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states, the PCA has developed into a modern, multi-faceted arbitral institution that is now perfectly situated at the juncture between public and private international law to meet the rapidly evolving dispute resolution needs of the international community. Today the PCA provides services for the resolution of disputes involving various combinations of states, state entities, intergovernmental organizations, and private parties. Permanent Court of Arbitration

The TDM Journal is a comprehensive and innovative information service on the management of international disputes, with a focus on the rapidly evolving area of investment arbitration, but also in other significant areas of international investment (such as oil, gas, energy, infrastructure, mining, utilities etc). It deals both with formal adjudicatory procedures (mainly investment and commercial arbitration), but also mediation/ADR methods, negotiation and managerial ways to manage transnational disputes efficiently. Transnational Dispute Management

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was established by the United Nations General Assembly by its Resolution 2205 (XXI) of 17 December 1966 "to promote the progressive harmonization and unification of international trade law".  UNCITRAL carries out its work at annual sessions held alternately in New York City and Vienna. UNCITRAL – The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law