International Council for Arbitration
is a worldwide organization devoted
to promoting the use and
improving the processes of
arbitration, conciliation and other
forms of resolving international
commercial disputes. Its activities include convening international arbitration congresses and conferences, sponsoring authoritative dispute resolution publications, and promoting the harmonization of arbitration and conciliation rules, laws, procedures and standards.
The primary tasks of the Foundation are to:
provide legal support to the Arbitrators
undertake fundraising on behalf of the Council
ensure financial and administrative management of the Council
undertake professional development of Arbitrators
undertake communications and awareness raising of the role of
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with offices throughout the U.S.I C H R A P S has a long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
The I C H R A P S role in the dispute resolution process is to administer cases, from filing to closing. The I C H R A P S provides administrative services in the U.S., as well as abroad through its International Centre for Dispute Resolution® I C H R A P S). The I C H R A P S's administrative services include assisting in the appointment of mediators and arbitrators, setting hearings, and providing users with information on dispute resolution options, including settlement through mediation. Ultimately, the I C H R A P S aims to move cases through arbitration or mediation in a fair and impartial manner until completion.
Additional I C H R A P S services include the design and development of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) systems for corporations, unions, government agencies, law firms, and the courts. The Association also provides elections services as well as education, training, and publications for those seeking a broader or deeper understanding of alternative dispute resolution.