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Advanced Certificate in Mediation and Arbitration at ILI-ACLE

  • 28 Oct 2019
  • 1 Nov 2019
  • KAMPALA, Uganda

Date: October 28- November 1,2019

Course Tuition fees: $1500

Who can apply: All professionals (legal and non-legal) engaged in dispute resolution, including: in-house counsel; government officials, judicial officers, managers and other officials from business and other sectors.

Course Description: It examines the principal laws, treaties and rules relevant to disputes in Africa and around the world.

Course Outcome: Participants are hence equipped with an understanding of the principals, processes and practices of domestic and the international mediation and arbitration methods.

Training approach: Simulated exercises where they actively engage in the negotiation and drafting of mediation and arbitration clauses.

Course Outline

 1.   Introduction and Overview

  • Key definitions: Conflict and mechanisms for resolution
  • Types of Alternative Dispute Methods: arbitration, negotiation, mediation and conciliation
  • Special considerations for the advocate, the litigant, and government actors

2.   Why Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Cost of conflict
  • Power, rights and interests
  • Stairway of dispute resolution
  • Contrasts in conflict across culture
  • Mediation and ADR
  • Phases of mediation and negotiation
  • Compare and contrast mediation and arbitration

3. The Legal Framework

4. Arbitration

  • Legal Questions Around Arbitration
  • Selecting an Arbitral Forum
  • Drafting the Arbitration Clause
  • Language of ADR
  • Hearings and Hearing Procedures for Arbitration

5. Mediation

  • Mediation ethics and integrity
  • Mediator’s Role
  • Communication
  • Mediation Process
  • Cross-Cultural Issues

6. Negotiation

7. Awards

8. Simulated Exercises



APPLY by sending us the completed application form in addition to a copy of your CV to administrator@ili.or.ug or get in touch for further details. You may also call us on +256 753979825 or +256 754500504 (WhatsApp).

African Arbitration Association, P.O. Box 695, Nyarutarama, KG 9 Av. No. 66, Kigali, Rwanda

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