Dr Roisin O'Shea, Chair of the Irish Professional Mediators Organisation CLG, has been selected as a Judge for the 17th ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.
Students from Universities and Colleges all over the world will compete on 48 teams, their performance being evaluated by some of the world's leading Dispute Resolution specialists who participate as judges. The competition is an annual educational event that seeks to encourage the effective use of mediation and the open exchange of ideas, experience and know-how between students and professionals from different countries, cultures, generations and backgrounds. In commenting on her appointment Dr O' Shea said
"I am delighted to be selected as a judge and fully support the aims of this international event which places an emphasis on cultural diversity in line with a key objective of IPMO. Our organisation through our Supervision and Mentorship programmes also supports the exchange of ideas and experience between experienced mediators and new entrants, which transitions newly qualified mediators into professional practice. The support provided by experienced mediators will help develop the professional service of mediation in Ireland and will ensure that the users of mediation will ultimately benefit".
The event which will take place from February 7th to 15th 2022 is run by the International Chamber of Commerce
, 'ICC', who have over 100 years of experience in devising rules to govern and facilitate the conduct of international business.