Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi in association with Samadhan: The Delhi High Court Mediation & Conciliation Centre and Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance, Institute of Eminence (IoE), University of Delhi under the action research project by Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, Govt. of India is organising: The second International Conference on Mediation (Capacity development program & Innovative practices) in virtual mode.
About Law Centre II
Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi is a premier institution and is known for its qualitative teaching, research and other co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
The Delhi High Court Mediation and Conciliation Centre, known as Samadhan, was established in May 2006. Its objective is to act as a catalyst in providing a healing touch to the litigating public in amicably resolving their disputes.
About Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance
The Delhi School of Public Policy and Governance (DSPPG) at the University of Delhi has been established under the Institution of Eminence (IOE) of the University. The University of Delhi has got the privilege to be declared as an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It aims to serve as the key platform to promote and foster excellence in Public Policy and Governance studies, research and outreach, and policy making.
About the Conference
Through awareness and confidence-building measures, this conference would help potential litigants as well as the general public, thereby reducing the burden on the courts. The expertise of the speakers as well as the esteemed dignitaries in the event is invaluable to the entire legal fraternity including lawyers, judges, law teachers, law students, and legal researchers.
Recent legislative changes have also placed reliance on mediation as a prominent mode of the dispute resolution process. It shows the increasing intent of the legislature to bring the same at the forefront which is also in tandem with the changing demands of the times.Better dissemination of knowledge and information regarding the process of mediation will build the faith of the general public in this process and, ultimately lead to better administration of justice.
About the Speakers and Event Dates
The Virtual Conference will be Inaugurated by Hon'ble Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Cabinet Minister of Law and Justice, IT and Communication, Government of India and shall witness as Guest of Honour, Honb'le Mr. Justice Dipak Misra, Former Chief Justice of India and Chairperson Governing Body DSPPG, Institutions of Eminence ,University of Delhi, on 22nd April 2021 at 4.30 PM.
The Chief Guest for the Valedictory Session, to be held on 24th April 2021 from 4 PM onwards, will be Hon'ble Mr. Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, Judge, Supreme Court of India.
Both the Inaugural and Valedictory sessions will be presided over by Prof. (Dr.) PC Joshi, Honb'le Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi.
A brief schedule of the events are as follows:
22nd April, 2021: Inaugural session
23rd April, 2021
Session I : Capacity Development Programme
Session II : Innovative Practices And Online Mediation
24th April, 2021
Session I : Mediation in Family Disputes
Session II : Mediation in IPR Disputes
Session III : Mediation in Ease of Doing Business
Session IV : Mediation in Commercial Disputes
For the list of speakers and a detailed itinerary, refer to the official brochure here.
The organizers invite Judges, Faculty members, Advocates, Research scholars, Entrepreneur, Students, Faculty members, and other professionals. E-Certificates will be provided to the attendees after successfully attending all the sessions.
Registration for the conference is compulsory.
PATRON IN-CHIEF: Prof. P.C. Joshi, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi
PATRON: Prof. (Dr.) Mahavir Singh Kalon, Professor In Charge, Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
Conference Director: Dr. Ashutosh Mishra, Assistant Professor, Law Centre-II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi; OSD, Delhi School of Public Policy & Governance, Institution of Eminence, University of Delhi (Project Investigator)
Conference Co-Director: Mr. Ashutosh Acharya , Assistant Professor, Law Centre- II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (Co-Project Investigator) Dr. Ajay Sonawane, Assistant Professor, Law Centre- II, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi