ODR Expo

Mediation Moot

Mediation Moot

What is a Mediation Moot?

It is an International Trilingual Online Mediation Contest: Spanish, English and Portuguese that will be held within the framework of the ODR Expo Tech 2021.

Participation is free and designed for undergraduate and graduate students with basic training in mediation.

The objective is to promote and encourage students from the different universities of the world to participate in negotiation and mediation practices as the main platform for the resolution of disputes in their future diverse environments.

 

To participate in the Moot follow these steps:

Step 1

Overview

INTERNATIONAL ODRExpo.tech | MEDIATION COMPETITION

In conjunction with ODR LatinoAmérica’s ODRExpo.tech event from 26 to 30 April 2021
ODR LatinoAmérica in collaboration with Mediators’ Global Group (MGG) will host the

INTERNATIONAL  ODRExpo.tech  MEDIATION  COMPETITION  2021

Overview of the Online Mediation Competition

A two-day International Online Mediation Competition will be held from April 26 and 27,2021. This online mediation competition is tri-lingual and will be conducted in Spanish, English and Portuguese. Participation at this virtual mediation competition is free.

The competition is designed for undergraduate and graduate students, not older than 35 years of age. Adequate basic training in mediation is required. Individual application from students will not be accepted, only applications by universities.

The main objective of this international online mediation competition is to promote and encourage students to engage in the practice of negotiation and mediation as a primary platform for dispute resolution. Students will benefit from utilizing these skills in dealing with people in their everyday life and resolving conflict in their home, universities and when they join the workforce.

  • This online competition is envisaged to help students to:
  • -          experience negotiating and mediating on an online platform;
  • -          work as a team and adapt to challenges;
  • -          establish factors to consider when communicating online;
  • -          identify potential communication barriers when mediating online;
  • -          determine cross-cultural barriers in mediating cross-border disputes;
  • -          gain experience from professional mediators participating as mediators and judges;

 

Stimulate universities to include the Alternative Dispute Resolutions training in their curricula.

During the competition, students resolve mock international disputes and non-commercial disputes including controversies in a multi-cultural context. with the assistance of a professional mediator. The simulation problems will engage the students in displaying their mediation and negotiation skills. 

In each simulated mediation meeting, each competing team (or party) will comprise of two members either from the same University or from different Universities. One will play the role of the client and the other the role of counsel (preferably a law student / graduate). Each university is entitled to nominate only one team, consisting of a minimum of two (2) to a maximum of five (5) eligible students /graduates.  The names of the competing teams are to be decided by their members. Each team will have a coach. A written biography of team members and coach is required: date of birth, nationality, native language, language skills, experience, photo (max.100 words). Also, Universities has to do the best to ensure a gender balance in the team.

The organizing committee reserves the right to limit the maximum number of competing teams, based on the date of submission of the application.

The registration deadline is April 18, 2021.

The winning team will be announced on April 30, 2021.

The organizing committee members are Giovanni Matteucci, Rosa Pérez Martell, Sylvie Mischo Fleury, Gunavathi Subramaniam and Olga Tsiptse. Further names will be added, if necessary.

The organizing committee members are tasked with drawing up the program for the competition, the competition rules, structure and format of the competition, technicalities involved in the competition, scheduling the timetable for the participating teams, mediators and judges, selecting the judges and mediators, the judging criteria and assessment score sheet, and the competition simulation problems.

To register please click on this link: https://cutt.ly/enMootGg

For further information please contact: hola@odrlatinoamerica.com

The internet platform for the virtual competition is: https://odrexpo.tech/moot-english/

Would you like download this document, please click here

 

 

Overview Description here
Competition Rules here
Assessment form here

Our organizing committee members are:

Our organizing committee members are:

Giovanni Matteucci

Giovanni Matteucci

Rosa Pérez Martell

Rosa Pérez Martell

 Sylvie Mischo Fleury

Sylvie Mischo Fleury

Gunavathi Subramaniam

Gunavathi Subramaniam

Olga Tsiptse

Olga Tsiptse

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