Volume 2 Issue 3 [July – Sept 2023]

Arbitrating Construction Disputes in India

The construction industry is expected to be one of the main drivers of global economic growth. It covers a wide range of activities related to complex infrastructure projects, engineering works, commercial and residential constructions, development projects, and more. The construction industry has important links with other sectors, so its impact on GDP and economic development

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Nigeria: Breaking New Boundaries

The field of Alternative Dispute Resolution is familiar. This may be due to the invariably recurring decimal of conflicts in society’s various human and commercial interactions. This paper examines the legislative framework of Nigeria’s Arbitration and Mediation Act and the fundamental guiding principles from which arbitration laws are derived.  Arbitration has moved from the stage

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The International Law and the Russian – Ukraine Conflict Resolution

This paper examines a summary of the historical ground of the Russian and Ukraine War along with basic principles of international law in dispute resolution. The paper classifies the basic principles of international law as including the principle of non-use of force; the principle of the territorial integrity of the state; the principle of peaceful

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Voluntariness of Mediation – The Mediator’s Perspective

Mediation is a process where parties meet with a mutually selected impartial and neutral person who facilitates the resolution of their dispute, with the aim of arriving at a self-determined outcome. The voluntary characteristic of the mediation process requires all sides to agree to mediate and have an equal stake in resolving the dispute. The

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Mediating Indigenous Disputes: Lessons from Africa and Canada

Mediation is not novel to indigenous peoples in Africa and Canada. It has been in existence long before codified regulation of mediation.[i] For instance, the ancient Yoruba peoples of Nigeria have been known to mediate street fights, trade and communal disputes long before the emergence of formal courts and institutional mediation.[ii] Indigenous mediation in Africa

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