Affiliations & Tie-ups

IIAM is one of the founding members of Asia Pacific Centre for Arbitration & Mediation (APCAM). APCAM is an international ADR centre formed jointly by about ten arbitration and mediation centres from the Asia-Pacific countries, which host APCAM centres in their respective countries.

The constituent members of APCAM are Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (IIAM), India, Australasian Dispute Resolution Centre (ADRC), Australia, Malaysian Mediation Centre (MMC), Malaysia, PMN Indonesian Mediation Centre (PMN), Indonesia, Hong Kong International Mediation Centre (HKIMC), Hong Kong, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb), Hong Kong, Thailand Arbitration Centre (THAC), Thailand, Nepal International ADR Center (NIAC), Kathmandu, Nepal and Korea International Mediation Centre (KIMC), South Korea.

IIAM is the APCAM Secretariat for the term 2020-2022.

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The IIAM Arbitration Rules adopts the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010, which enables the IIAM Rules to administer arbitration at accepted global standards. The IIAM Rules are endorsed by UNCITRAL and the details of institutions globally which has adopted UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2010 is available at the UNCITRAL Website - Click here

For updated information of the Status of UNCITRAL conventions and model laws, see the Secretariat Note dated 17 May 2016 published by the UNCITRAL (At page 26, IIAM Rules are mentioned)
IIAM is a member of the Asian Mediation Association (AMA). AMA brings together the leading mediation centres in the Asia-Pacific region and provides access to resources for the settlement of business and commercial disputes in Asia, involving Asian businesses and business cultures. AMA also formulates guidelines for Mediation training courses and mediator accreditation within the Asian countries.

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IIAM has signed a MOU with Singapore International Mediation Centre, Singapore for promotion of international commercial mediation and to facilitate, co-organise and co-host lectures, conferences and seminars on topics in the area of international commercial mediation in each other’s jurisdictions.

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IIAM has signed a Twinning Agreement with Afghanistan Centre for Commercial Dispute Resolution, a body within Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). The principal activities of the relationship between the Centers will be to cooperate and coordinate with each other to provide their respective clients with the best services for dispute resolution when disputes may arise within their respective countries, including disputes between or among members residing or located in each of the Centers’ countries. The President of IIAM is a Member of the International Advisory Board of ACDR.

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IIAM is a Partner Institute with Global Mediators Network, UK, an initiative of the Girne American University. The President of IIAM is a Member of the Advisory Council of Global Mediators Network.

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IIAM is the Country Representative - India for Mediation World, UK. Mediation World is the definitive guide to mediation developments around the world. Sponsored by the British Government and others, the site is a unique resource designed to make up-to-date information on mediation developments in every country.

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IIAM has entered into collaboration with the highly ranked Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA to promote ADR in India. Under the mutual cooperation, Indian lawyers can apply to 24 credit Hamline LL.M for International Lawyers and receive substantial scholarship for tuition. IIAM and Hamline had also conducted national moot competition on ADR for Indian Law Students.

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IIAM has entered into a Mutual Co-operation agreement with ADR Chambers (UK) Limited, a leading international organization of professional dispute resolution providers, in the United Kingdom. The purpose of the mutual co-operation is to mutually assist and guide each other in the various fields of ADR and to help the members of the institutions for effectively resolving their dispute in either country.
IIAM was the first International Associate Member of the Civil Mediation Council of the United Kingdom, the accrediting body for Mediation Providers. The Civil Mediation Council recognized IIAM's role and work in India and the importance of mutual cooperation in the development of international mediation links.