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INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES: ARE WE FALLING BEHIND OUR PEERS?

INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES: ARE WE FALLING BEHIND OUR PEERS?

The international construction legal community is notably diverse, with men and women from many jurisdictions and cultures practising construction law at a senior level. The same is true for engineers. Yet this diversity does not translate into diverse tribunals, dispute boards and adjudication panels, which are all too often restricted to a narrow portion of the wider community.

WOMEN IN DISPUTES A History of European Women in Mediation and Arbitration

WOMEN IN DISPUTES A History of European Women in Mediation and Arbitration

From Homer to Jane Austen, storytellers have entertained their audiences with tales of women in disputes, as parties and peacemakers. This is our attempt to write their history, relying as far as possible on primary sources, documents which have survived by chance, never intended for our eyes by those who created and preserved them.

CPR Announced Winners of 2018 Diversity Award

CPR Announced Winners of 2018 Diversity Award

Mirèze Philippe (above left), co-founder of ArbitralWomen with Louise Barrington, and Special Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris, France, has been named together with Lucy Greenwood (above right), international arbitrator, as recipients of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) 2018 Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Diversity in ADR.

ArbitralWomen Corporate Membership – Commitment Diversity in Dispute Resolution

ArbitralWomen Corporate Membership – Commitment Diversity in Dispute Resolution

ArbitralWomen launched an initiative in November 2015 aimed at offering corporate membership to be provided to all female lawyers in the dispute resolution groups. Initially offered only to law firms listed in the Global Arbitration Review top 30 arbitration practices worldwide, other law firms as well as experts firms practicing in the dispute resolution field have asked to benefit from this offer.

Changing the Picture of International Justice, GQUAL Conference at The Hague, 3-5 October 2017

Changing the Picture of International Justice, GQUAL Conference at The Hague, 3-5 October 2017

Since its launch in 2015, GQUAL has become a leading platform advocating for gender parity in international justice. To celebrate its second anniversary, GQUAL organized a conference in the magnificent Peace Palace at The Hague from 3 to 5 October 2017, which brought together a diverse group of people from all over the world to discuss and approve an Action Plan that will further build upon these strategies. The event was attended by a hundred participants coming from around the world to discuss about human rights and gender parity.