APCAM x UN Women is organising a Webinar titled, “Gender Responses Approaches to Dispute Resolution”.
APCAM is a unique concept developed for the first time in the world, where an international ADR centre is formed jointly by approximately 9 arbitration and mediation centres from Asia Pacific countries, with centres available in those countries. APCAM centres are now available in India, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, South Korea and Nepal. APCAM is managed by an experienced governing board comprising of renowned professionals from all countries. APCAM also have an Advisory Board comprising of eminent persons from various parts of the world. At present the APCAM Secretariat is held in India. For details, please visit www.apcam.asia.
UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality, and in all deliberations and agreements linked to the 2030 Agenda. The entity works to position gender equality as fundamental to the Sustainable Development Goals, and a more inclusive world. In India, UN Women builds on a strong foundation, working closely with the Government of India and civil society to set national standards for achieving gender equality.
In this unique collaboration, we aim to explore gender positive strategies for corporate negotiations. The idea is to shed light on mediating agreements with a gender lens on substantive issues involved in conciliation processes. The focus is to garner a dialogue on how to capitalize on training mediators in order to narrow the gender gap in dispute resolution. We the seek to build a narrative, streamlined by our speakers who are both path-breakers in their respective fields, and understand the intricaies of a gender blind spot and how it plays into a bias in dispute resolution mechanisms concerning women.
Iram Majid is the Executive Director at APCAM
Nishtha Satyam is the Deputy Country Representative of UN Women India
Aaliya Waziri is a lawyer presently working as Consultant with UN Women India.
 Email secretariat@apcam.asia for any further information.
For more details: HERE

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