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Promoting the cause; it’s Ghanaian ADR week!

Promoting the cause; it’s Ghanaian ADR week!

This week marks the start of an ADR week in Ghana. An initiative CEDR welcome and encourage. The Ghanaians have set this year’s theme as ‘Court-Connected ADR… The Citizen’s Participation in the Administration of Justice’. The aim of the week is to encourage citizens who are currently waiting to appear in court, to consider the […]

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The importance of not being idle

The importance of not being idle

By Kylie Barton, CEDR Communications Team Low morale in the workplace is becoming somewhat of a common trend with over half of public sector employees admitting to it. With huge numbers of unemployed, it is almost a paradox that those in work are unsatisfied with their position. The current climate however, means that those in […]

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Syria: Mediating for Peace

Syria: Mediating for Peace

By Andrew Fiddy, Project Coordinator, Skills Solutions The power of interest-based negotiation should not be underestimated in the resolution of conflict in Syria.  UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan has once again touched down in Damascus to hold cease-fire talks with President Bashar al-Assad. The escalating violence within Syria that has left many dead […]

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Addressing The Houses of Oireachtas, Dublin

Addressing The Houses of Oireachtas, Dublin

By Gregory Hunt, Director of CEDR Ireland and CEDR Disputes Group On 9th May I had the real honour of representing CEDR in Ireland in front of The Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality at The Houses of Oireachtas in Dublin, on the subject of the proposed Mediation Bill.  With no idea of what […]

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Economic growth – Could ADR hold the solution?

Economic growth – Could ADR hold the solution?

By Justine Mensa-Bonsu, Adjudicator, IDRS LTD, part of CEDR At the end of March 2012 the Office of National Statistics published data showing that the economy contracted by 0.3% in the last quarter of 2011. However, the UK is likely to avoid a technical recession as the Office for Budget Responsibility expects positive growth in […]

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